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APPGs for week commencing 15 November 2021
Tuesday 16 November
APPG ON MALARIA AND NTDS.
Panel discussion on the role of British backed science in the fight against malaria
Join us and our expert panel to learn more about the important role the UK plays in
supporting global health product development, including through the FCDO’s global
health R&D investment, the impact of PDPs, and the crucial link between PDPs, UK
academia and industry. The panel will feature leading scientists from PDPs including
Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases
Initiative (DNDI), as well as researchers working on a cure for Leprosy.
The event will take place via Zoom Webinar.
For further information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
APPG ON WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY.
10:00 Jubilee Room
Subject: Strategy Meeting
For members to learn more about the WPS APPG, and help us decide the
programme and strategy for the upcoming year.
Please RSVP to email@example.com
Wednesday 17 November
APPG ON THE FRIENDS OF CAFOD (CATHOLIC AGENCY FOR OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT).
Lord Deben will be speaking on ‘COP26 outcomes: what this means for the climate
and for UK global influence
RSVP to: Andrea Speranza for joining details via Asperanza@cafod.org.uk
Parliamentary contact and Chair: Catherine McKinnell MP
Thursday 18th November
APPG ON STREET CHILDREN.
The agenda includes the formal election of Officers as well as an expert panel who
can speak authoritatively about the nexus of government and civil society work, and
showcase examples of collaborative working to ensure support for this most
vulnerable group of children during the pandemic. Expected speakers include:
Committee on the Rights of the Child who has worked with State parties from diverse
legal cultures on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Uruguay Institute for Children and Young People
involved in the process of developing the Philippine National Strategy on children in
City Authority, Uganda, who worked closely with civil society actors during the Covid-
19 pandemic to ensure the protection of children ins street situations
All Members are welcome to attend.
An invite will be emailed separately to each APPG member (and, on request, to any
others who wish to attend) providing instructions on how to join the virtual meeting.
For further information and to request the appropriate links and joining instructions
for the virtual meeting, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or the
12:30 pm Churchill Room, House of Commons
APPG ON POPULATION, DEVELOPMENT AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH.
Baroness Hussein-Ece, Co-chair APPG on Population, Development and
Reproductive Health on behalf of the MenCare Global Fatherhood Campaign Invites
you to join them as they share key findings from the fourth State of the World’s
Fathers report which reveals global data on how men’s involvement in care work has
shifted during Covid-19, and the importance of change at national policy level as well
as among men themselves.
Speakers: State of the World’s Fathers report authors, Gary Barker, founder and
CEO of Promundo, Nikki van de Gaag, Senior Fellow at Promundo and (More To
Add As Confirmed)
Important Covid-19 Safety Information – The Event Will Be Held In Line With The
Latest Uk Government Advice. Please Note masks Must Be Worn When Walking
Around Communal Parts Of The Parliamentary Estate. Please Read Full Guidance
To Your Visit.
Tuesday 16 November 14:00 virtual/room 5 Palace of Westminster
Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s Annual Report and Accounts
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