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Department for International Development's work in Burma examined

14 March 2018

The International Development Committee takes evidence on the Department for International Development's (DFID) work in Bangladesh and Burma. 

Witnesses

Wednesday 14 March, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • David Baulk, Fortify Rights
  • Mr Hkanhpa Tu Sadan, The Kachin Relief Fund-UK

At 3.15pm

  • Anthony Smith, Westminster Foundation for Democracy
  • Dr Niheer Dasandi, University of Birmingham

Purpose of the Session

This session focuses on DFID's work in Burma.

The first panel of witnesses, including representatives from Fortify Rights and the Kachin Relief Fund, will discuss the ethnic conflicts in Burma, the peace process and the UK's contribution.

The second panel of witnesses, including an academic and a representative from the Westminster Foundation for Democracy, will discuss DFID's parliament and democracy work in Burma.

Further information

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