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Women and Development in Conflict Zones Event at UK Parliament

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Women and Development in Conflict Zones
Thursday 18 November 2010
House of Lords
London SW1A 0PW
Panel: 5.30pm to 7.00pm
followed by a networking reception 7.00pm to 9.00pm

(Please allow 15 minutes to clear security on arrival)

Living and working in countries with developing economies and emerging democracies can be quite challenging at the best of times. Poor transport infrastructure, erratic power supplies, and sometimes water and food shortages, mean the pace of the development project can be slower than we planned. Imagine then, adding conflict to the situation. How can the projects make progress? Can they even get off the ground?

Full event details can be found here.

Chaired by: Baroness Morris of Bolton, WiPP Co-Chairman
Speakers:

Rahima Housaini, UNODG, Kabul, Afghanistan
Amelia B. Kyazze, Save the Children
Sheila Elliott, Business Services Support (Micro Finance)

Attendance is FREE of charge. However for security (and catering) reasons it is essential that you register in advance.

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