The APPG DDM aims to promote parliamentary and public understanding of the key issues affecting diaspora communities in the UK, and to expand and enhance their contributions to the international development agenda.
Due to the UK’s history as a country that has long welcomed refugees and migrants, and is home to long-standing and vibrant diaspora and migrant communities, the country has an important role to play in informing and shaping international agreements on how we manage migration better in the future.
The APPG DDM is holding its first meeting of the 2017-2018 schedule to consider diaspora and migrant perspectives from the UK on the Global Compact on Migration (GCM).
– Erica Usher, Senior Policy Advisor on the GCM at IOM in Geneva
– Mona Sadeq, Deputy Head of Mission to UK & Ireland at ICRC
– Onyekachi Wambu, Executive Director at AFFORD
The meeting will be chaired by Jeremy Lefroy MP.
Other speakers will include representatives of African, Asian, and Latin American diaspora and migrant organisations involved in development and humanitarian response.
The Secretariat of the APPG DDM is provided by AFFORD UK.
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