General Election hustings: women’s rights and sustainable development

18 November 2019 13:30 - 15:00 GMT
Public event
Streamed live online

Chair

Lucy Lamble – Executive Editor of Global Development, The Guardian 

 

Speakers

Lord Ray Collins @Lord_Collins – Labour Party

Baroness Shas Sheehan @sheehanshas – Liberal Democrats Party

Elizabeth Babade @BrexitDoyin – Brexit Party

Baroness Natalie Bennett @natalieben – The Green Party

Harini Iyengar @Harini_Iyengar – Women’s Equality Party 

Description
Ahead of the UK General Election on 12 December, ODI and ActionAid UK are hosting an elections hustings on the UK’s future global leadership on women’s rights and sustainable development.

Candidates from across the political spectrum have been invited to set out their party’s position on these key issues, before answering questions from the audience. 
 
ODI’s Acting Executive Director Sara Pantuliano @SaraPantuliano and ActionAid UK’s Chief Executive Girish Menon @GirishMenonAAUK will give introductory remarks.