Press Notice 35, Session 2003-04

Iraq:
The role of humanitarian agencies in post-conflict situations

The International Development Committee has set up a Sub-Committee to take evidence on issues relating to Iraq. The Sub-Committee is planning to take evidence on the subject of the role of humanitarian agencies in post-conflict situations.

The Committee is pleased to announce that the following evidence sessions have now been arranged. These are intended to be evidence-only sessions.

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Date and venue: Wednesday 14 July, The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

Time: 3.30 p.m.

Witnesses: Sir Jeremy Greenstock GCMG, former UK Permanent Representative at the United Nations and former UK Special Representative for Iraq.

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Date and venue: Tuesday 20 July. THIS SESSION HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Witness: Ann Clwyd MP, Special Envoy to the Prime Minister on  Human Rights in Iraq.

Please note that starting times may be subject to late changes. Those wishing to attend either of these sessions should contact the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 to confirm the venue the day before the hearing, or please have a look at the ‘Future meetings’ section of our website, nearer the day of the meeting.

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Further Information:

The membership of the Committee is as follows: Tony Baldry (Chairman) (Conservative), John Barrett (Liberal Democrat), Mr John Battle (Labour), Hugh Bayley (Labour), Ann Clwyd (Labour), Mr Tony Colman (Labour), Mr Quentin Davies (Conservative); Mr Piara S. Khabra (Labour), Chris McCafferty (Labour), Mr Andrew Robathan (Conservative) and Tony Worthington (Labour).

Specific Committee Information: For detailed enquiries, please contact Sarah Hartwell-Naguib, Second Clerk, on 020 7219 0851 or [email protected]

Media Enquiries: Adele Brown, 020 7219 0724 or [email protected]

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