Oral Evidenc Session:
Infrastructure and Development
Tuesday 5th April 2011 Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: At 10.30am
- Dr Mo Ibrahim, Mo Ibrahim Foundation At approx
Professor Antonio Estache, Université Libre de Brussels
- John Hawkins, Institution of Civil Engineers
This is the first evidence session for the Committee’s inquiry into Infrastructure and Development. It will explore the key challenges regarding provision of infrastructure in developing countries. The first panel offers the opportunity to discuss ICT and other infrastructure priorities within developing countries. Dr Mo Ibrahim is a global expert in mobile communications and a leading advocate on issues of African development. The second panel will widen the focus to infrastructure more generally in developing countries.