Forced Displacement in Africa: “Anchors not Walls” Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Sanj Srikanthan, Acting Senior Vice President Europe and Executive Director UK, International Rescue Committee; Markus Geisser, Senior Humanitarian Affairs and Policy Adviser, International Committee of the Red Cross; Lucy Hovil, Senior Researcher, International Refugee Rights Initiative.


George Okoth-Obbo, Assistant High Commissioner for Operations, UNHCR; Valentin Tapsoba, Africa Bureau Director, UNHCR.


Tuesday 23 October 2018

Professor Alexander Betts, Professor of Forced Migration and International Affairs, University of Oxford.


Tuesday 6 November 2018

Marta Foresti, Director of the Human Mobility Initiative, Overseas Development Institute; Professor Laura Hammond, Department of Development Studies, SOAS; Professor Gaim Kibreab, Course Director, Refugee Studies, London South Bank University.


Garad Mohamed, Student at Leeds Beckett University and former Somali refugee (resident in Dadaab Refugee Camp 1991–2010).


Tuesday 15 January 2019

Harriett Baldwin MP, Minister for Africa, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Minister for International Development, DFID; Chris Kiggell, Policy Manager, Protracted Crises, DFID; Yves Horent, Senior Humanitarian Adviser, Africa Regional Department, DFID


Published: 5 March 2019