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NGOs examined on challenges of development in Burma

11 November 2013

The International Development Committee is holding the first evidence session for the Committee's inquiry on Democracy and Development in Burma on Monday 11 November.

Witnesses

Monday 11 November, Committee Room 5, Palace of Westminster

At 2.45pm:

CORD UK

  • Brian Wakley, Chief Executive
  • Tucker McCravy, Asia Regional Programme Manager-Peacebuilding

Save the Children

  • Dan Collison, Former Deputy Country Director in Burma

ActionAid Myanmar

  • Shihab Uddin Ahamad, Country Director

Purpose of the session

The Committee will be meeting with three Non Government Organisations currently working in Burma. The Committee will be discussing with them the recent changes in Burma with particular reference to the development challenges for NGOs and DFID - this will include the role of civil society, the ethnic conflict and donor coordination and how UK funds are best spent.

Further information

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