EVIDENCE SESSIONS: The humanitarian crisis in southern Africa
The International Development Committee agreed to conduct an inquiry (announced in a press notice dated 23 July 2002 (PN29.2001/02)) on the humanitarian crisis in southern Africa. The Committee is pleased to announce that the following evidence sessions have now been arranged:
Date and venue Time Subject and witnesses
Monday 25 November, Palace of Westminster, 3.00 pm, Witnesses: Judith Lewis, Regional Director for Southern Africa, World Food Programme (WFP)
[Dr Mukesh Kapila, United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, (UNAMA) will be giving evidence on the Committee's inquiry into 'Afghanistan: the transition from humanitarian relief to reconstruction and development assistance']
Tuesday 3 December, 10.30 am, Palace of Westminster, Witnesses: Save the Children UK; Christian Aid
Tuesday 14 January, Palace of Westminster, 10.30 am Witnesses: Professor Jonathan Kydd and Dr Andrew Dorward, Imperial College at Wye
Those wishing to attend the evidence session should contact the Committee Office Information Line on 020 7219 2033 to confirm the venue the day before the hearing. Detailed enquiries to Dr Alan Hudson, Committee Specialist, on: 020 7219 1522.
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The membership of the Committee is as follows: Tony Baldry (Chairman) (Conservative, Banbury), John Barrett (Liberal Democrat, Edinburgh West), John Battle (Labour, Leeds West), Hugh Bayley (Labour, City of York), Ann Clwyd (Labour, Cynon Valley), Tony Colman (Labour, Putney), Mr Piara S. Khabra (Labour, Ealing, Southall), Chris McCafferty (Labour, Calder Valley), Mr Andrew Robathan (Conservative, Blaby), Mr Robert Walter (Conservative, North Dorset) and Mr Tony Worthington (Labour, Clydebank and Milngavie).
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