COMMONS

Humanitarian situation in Gaza examined

19 June 2018

The International Development Committee takes evidence from development stakeholders in Gaza and the Minister of State for International Development and for the Middle East at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. 

Witnesses

Tuesday 19 June 2018, Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 10.00am

  • Rachel Evers, Director of Legal Affairs, UN Relief and Works Agency
  • Jamie McGoldrick, Humanitarian Coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territories, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
  • Aimee Shalan, Chief Executive, Medical Aid for Palestinians

At 10.45am

  • Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State for International Development and Minister of State for the Middle East at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Purpose of the Session

The Committee will hear current assessments of the humanitarian situation in Gaza and consider how DFID, and the UK Government, can achieve progress in the short, medium and longer term.

Further information

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