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Development Charity Fringe Listings

16 September 2014

Interested in development at #Lab14? Then take a look at these fringe events on development that our friends in the charity sector are putting on.
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Please note: All events will take place in Bond’s ‘Development Hub in  within the Charter Gallery in the main Manchester Central conference centre – unless otherwise stated.
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Don’t forget to check out LCID’s fringe events in full here!
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Sunday 21st September
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17:45-19:15 Is this the Generation to end Poverty? The contribution of generation Y to tackling global poverty
Speakers : Sir Brendan Barber, Alison McGovern MP (tbc)
Hosts: VSO and the International Citizen Service
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19:45-21:00 Progress in Peril How can we secure and build on recent gains in Afghan Women’s Rights?
Hosts: Islamic Relief and ActionAid
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19:45-21:00 Fighting Inequality: Poverty, the Middle, and ‘the one percent’
Speakers: Kate Green MP, Howard Reed, Polly Toynbee & Rachael Orr
Hosts: Oxfam and The Fabian Society
Venue: Lord Mayor’s Parlour, Manchester Town Hall
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21:00 Reception – Tackling Tax Avoidance: The Race to the Top in Election 2015?
Speakers: Rt Hon Margaret Hodge MP, Chair of Public Accounts Committee; Michael Izza, Institute of Chartered Accountants; Toni Pearce, NUS; Owen Jones, Columnist and Author
Hosts: Oxfam, ActionAid and Christian Aid
Venue: Manchester Central, Exchange 1. Refreshments provided
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21:00-22:00 Save the Children Reception
Speakers: LCID Honorary Co-President Rachel Reeves, Jim Murphy MP, Comedian Dom Joly, Save CEO Justin Forsyth
Hosts: Save
Venue: Manchester Central, Charter 2
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Monday 22nd September
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08:00-9:15 Has the Coalition stolen Labour’s Climate Clothes?
Guest Speaker: Jonathan Reynolds MP, Carmel McQuaid
Hosts: Christian Aid, Oxfam and CAFOD
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13:00-14:15 Syria Solutions – How can we get aid through and keep hope alive in the worst humanitarian crisis for a generation?
Guest Speaker: Jim Murphy MP
Hosts: World Vision UK and Islamic Relief
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17:45-19:00 ‘From the Human Rights to Diplomacy Abroad – consistency and human rights’
Speakers: Sadiq Khan MP, Kerry McCarthy MP
Host: Amnesty International and Labour Campaign for Human Rights
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19:30-20:45 ‘Inclusive chocolate? How can women farmer and worker get a bigger chunk of the benefits?’
Speakers: Alison McGovern MP  and  Jonathan Horrell, Mondelēz International
Hosts: Fairtrade Foundation and Care International UK
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19:30-20:45 The Politics of Envy: How does Labour talk about Inequality?
Speakers: Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP, Kate Pickett, Polly Toynbee, Mark Goldring (Oxfam CEO)
Host: Oxfam
Venue: Manchester Central, Room 8
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21:00 The Trillion Dollar Scandal – highlighting money lost to developing countries annually
Hosts: One Campaign
Venue: The Midland Hotel, Stanley Suite
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21:30-23:00 Leadership in a Low Carbon Economy Reception
Guest Speaker: Caroline Flint MP
Hosts: sustainability hub, Mitsubishi Electric and SERA
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Tuesday 23rd September
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12:45-14:15 Criminalising Love: Cross-sectoral responses to state sponsored homophobia
Speakers: Kerry McCarthy MP and Pamela Nash MP
Host: International HIV/AIDS Alliance
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17:45-19:15 From Hunger to Hope: 30 years on, what can we learn from Ethiopia?
Guest Speaker: Ian Lucas MP
Hosts: Concern Worldwide UK and World Vision
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19:45-21:00 Rally for Internationalism
Hosts: Bond and LCID
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21:30-23:00 Can Britain still cut it on a world stage?
Hosts: United Nations Association

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