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International Development Committee
Oral evidence ongoing
In July 2019 the UK Government (HMG) will present its Voluntary National Review to the UN, detailing the progress it has made towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) since their adoption in September 2015. In advance of this, the International Development Committee is launching an inquiry to explore how far the Department for International Development (DFID) and HMG have advanced the agenda overseas since the publication of the predecessor Committee’s 2016 report on ‘UK implementation of the SDGs’.
Evidence given by Claire Godfrey, Head of Policy and Campaigns, Bond, Danny Sriskandarajah, Chief Executive Officer, Oxfam GB, and Ivan Campbell, Head of Research and Learning, Saferworld; Steve Waygood, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, Aviva, Helen Dennis, Policy and Advocacy Manager, Fairtrade Foundation, and Duncan Hames, Director of Policy, Transparency International UK (at 10.45am).
Evidence given by Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP, Secretary of State for International Development, Rt Hon Lord Bates, Minister of State for International Development
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
International Development Committee takes evidence on Tuesday 14 May at 9.40am