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LCID at Labour Party Conference 2012

11 September 2012

Conference 2012

We’re excited to announce our biggest ever programme of events for this year’s Annual Conference in Manchester. We’re delighted to be linking up with so many great organisations, and are particularly pleased that Save the Children have asked us to partner with them for their annual reception.

Here is the full programme!


Sunday 30th September

The End of AIDS? Corrie and HIV policy beyond 2012

LCID is pleased to be co-hosting this event with S.A.F.E., and the All Party Parliamentary Group on HIV and AIDS.

This event will focus on how the global community can carry the fight against HIV/AIDS beyond 2012 and how to keep education about prevention, transmission and treatment adherence high on the agenda both at home and abroad.

Time: 18.30-20.00

Venue: Room 1, @Touchbase, Premier Inn Central

Speakers:

  • Ben Price, Coronation Street actor and star of Corrie Goes to Kenya
  • Sir Tony Cunningham MP, Shadow Minister for International Development
  • Pamela Nash MP, Chair of the HIV and AIDS All Party Parliamentary Group
  • Dr Michael Brady, Sexual Health and HIV Consultant, Kings College Hospital
  • Angelina Namiba, HIV Activist

Save the Children and Labour Campaign for International Development Evening Reception

LCID is pleased to be co-hosting this event with Save the Children.

Time: 21.00-23.00

Venue: The Colony Restaurant, The Midland Hotel

Speakers:

  • Rachel Reeves MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Honorary Co-President of LCID
  • Justin Forsyth, Chief Executive, Save the Children
  • Richard Taylor, Morrisons

Monday 1st October

Labour’s vision for development beyond 2015

Organised by BOND.

This event will focus on Labour’s ideas on the future of development and what a post 2015 framework should look like, particularly the issues of food security, gender and inequality.

Time: 19.30-21.00

Venue: Manchester Central Exchange Rooms 2 & 3

Speakers:

  • Ivan Lewis MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Development
  • Lisa Nandy MP, Shadow Education Minister and Chair of the APPG on International Corporate Social Responsibility
  • David Taylor, Chair, Labour Campaign for International Development
  • Amanda Khozi Mukwashi, Director of Policy at VSO

Tuesday 2nd October

Tax dodging: a new frontier in British politics – policy roundtable

LCID is pleased to be co-hosting this event with Action Aid and Christian Aid.

Attendees will include MPs, tax experts, private sector representatives, academics, and non-governmental organisations to discuss the implications of tax avoidance on developing countries. By invitation only, please email aking@christian-aid.org for more information.

Profits and poverty: can overseas aid and the corporate sector coexist?

Organised by the World Development Movement.

This event will focus on the role of DFID in supporting private sector investment.

Time: 17.30-19.00

Venue: Manchester Central 3

Speakers:

  • Chaired by Alison McGovern MP, Member of the House of Commons International Development Committee
  • Rushanara Ali MP, Shadow Minister for International Development (TBC)
  • Deborah Doane, Director, World Development Movement
  • David Taylor, Chair, Labour Campaign for International Development

Wednesday 3rd October

It should never be a crime to be gay – but does changing the law change hearts and minds?

LCID is pleased to be co-hosting this event with LGBT Labour and Kaleidoscope.

Time: 17.30-19.00

Venue: Cross Street Chapel, M2 1NL

Speakers:

  • Ivan Lewis MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Development
  • Chris Bryant MP, former minister for Africa
  • Hannah Blythyn, co-chair, LGBT Labour
  • Kirsty McNeill, former Downing St Head of External Affairs
  • Bisi Alimi, Kaleidoscope
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