Foreign Affairs Committee

10 May 2007


Global Security: Russia

The Foreign Affairs Committee will hold the its next oral evidence session of its inquiry into Global Security: Russia on 16 May. 

Wednesday 16 May

2.30pm

John Roberts, Energy Security Specialist, Platts, Professor Yury Fedorov, Chatham House, and Anne Aldis, Head, Conflict Studies Research Centre

3.30pm

Professor Bill Bowring, School of Law, Birkbeck College, Dr Andrew Monaghan, Senior Research Associate, Conflict Studies Research Centre, and David Clark, Chairman, Russia Foundation

The meeting is scheduled to take place in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House.  Members of the public are welcome to attend and should confirm the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information Office 020 7219 4272 on the day before the meeting.

The Committee welcomes written memoranda for this inquiry. Interested parties should submit their evidence either in hard copy to the above address or, preferably, by e-mail to:  [email protected] indicating clearly the sender's name and address.  If you have any questions about the session or on the submission of evidence, please contact the Committee Specialist on: 020 7219 3613.

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