Parliment event 1bThe APPG on Agriculture & Food for Development works closely with other All-Party Parliamentary Groups and cross party associations, under the umbrella of the APPGs on International Development (tweeting under #UKAPPGsIntDev). This is a loose coalition of APPGs working on issues related to international development.

In June 2015 the APPGs on International Development joined with the Gates Foundation and Bond to host Bill Gates. Jeremy Lefroy MP chaired the event, in which Bill Gates talked to parliamentarians about their role in the post-2015 development agenda and the achievements made in international development to date.

Amina J. Mohamed with Lord McConnell 11.3.2015In March 2015 the APPGs on International Development arranged a high-level roundtable meeting chaired by Lord McConnell with Amina J Mohammed, The Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Post 2015 Development Planning. The event was well attended by parliamentarians, diplomats and representatives from the development sector. A detailed write-up of what was discussed at the meeting is available here along with an audio recording of the event here.

In the past the groups have held a number of high profile meetings with speakers including the Dalai Lama and three of the Elders, Jimmy Carter, Mary Robinson & Desmond Tutu.

For more information on the APPGs on International Development and contact details for the groups please see this booklet.


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