The Foreign Affairs Committee hears from the UN Refugee Agency UK, journalist and policy advisers on European responses to irregular migration.
Wednesday 24 April in Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster
- Sarah Elliott, Legal Officer, UN Refugee Agency UK (UNHCR UK)
- Charlotte McDonald-Gibson, journalist and author
- Professor Sir Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Oxford
- Dr Roderick Parkes, Senior Analyst, EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
Purpose of the session
In the first session of this inquiry, we will consider the causes and consequences of irregular migration into Europe, what this means for key countries of origin, transit and reception along the Central Mediterranean route, and how the UK and its European partners – particularly France and Italy – should respond.
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