Coherence of international policy on refugees and migration examined

06 November 2018

The International Development Committee takes evidence from a former refugee with first-hand experience who can evaluate systems and mechanisms provided for refugees. 


Tuesday 6 November 2018, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 10.00am

  • Marta Foresti, Director of the Human Mobility Initiative, Overseas Development Institute
  • Dr Laura Hammond, Reader in Development Studies, SOAS
  • Professor Gaim Kibreab, Course Director, Refugee Studies, London South Bank University

At 10.45

  • Garad Mohamed, Student and former Somali Refugee

Purpose of the Session

As part of its inquiry into Forced Displacement in Africa, the Committee will take evidence from Marta Foresti (ODI), Dr Hammond (SOAS) and Professor Kibreab (LSBU) on a range of issues including the coherence of UK policies affecting refugees and migration (from a ‘whole government’ perspective) and the effectiveness of various international compacts

The Committee will then hear from Mr Mohamed, this will be an opportunity to benefit from first-hand experience and evaluation of systems and mechanisms provided for refugees.

Further information

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