Meeting memos

APPG meetings are usually by invitation only. Where APPG meeting notes are available for wider circulation they will be posted below. In addition some audio recordings and presentations are made available on the RAS Mixcloud site and SlideShare respectively. 


Report launch: Visa Problems for African Visitors to the UK (July 2019)

Tackling the rise of childhood stunting in Africa (July 2019)

Extractive Sector Accountability in Africa: Lessons from the Niger Delta (July 2019)

Roundtable with Immigration Minister, Rt. Hon. Caroline Nokes MP to discuss visit visas (February 2019)

UK Visa Refusals for African Visitors (January 2019): short brief here and longer minute here.


High-level roundtable on the new Africa Strategy with the Minister for Africa, Harriet Baldwin MP (November 2018): Meeting minute and written overview of Africa Strategy provided by the Minister's Office.

Africa's Rising Debt: Is it sustainable? (November 2018)

Financing the African Continental Free Trade Area: What can the City of London offer? (October 2018)

Bridging Digital Divides: Persuing UK-Africa collaboration for inclusive digital trade (May 2018)

Meeting to discuss post-Brexit trade with Ghana's Minister for Trade & Industry (April 2018)

Roundtable with UK Trade Commissioner to Africa, Emma Wade-Smith (February 2018)

Roundtable with UNECA to explore how post-Brexit UK can best support Africa's internal trade agenda and the African Continental Free Trade Area (February 2018)- There are four documents from the meeting- one (update from David Luke), two (Q&A on AfCFTA), three (presentation on ATPC-ODI report) and four (summary of ATPC-ODI joint report). 

Roundtable with SADC sugar delegation (January 2018) & accompanying brief document from AB sugar


Roundtable with 14 African Tech start-up CEOs: Challenges and opportunities in Africa’s digital technology sector (August 2017)


Post-Brexit Africa-UK trade and investment arrangements (July 2016)

Corruption, conflict and the international community: discussing South Sudan, Nigeria & the UK (May 2016)

Developing Sustainable & Accessible Energy Infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa (March 2016)

DFID makes the right noises over Ebola lessons (March 2016)

Parliamentary report suggests mistrust between communities, Governments and responders hindered inital Ebola response (March 2016) 


Hearing communities in health crises: Lessons from Ebola (November 2015)

Ebola: a crises of coordination, communication and confidence (July 2015) 

High-level OvaHerero & Nama delegations visit UK Parliament (July 2015)

The International Development APPGs meeting with Amina J Mohammed, UN Special Advisor on Post-2015 development planning (March 2015)

Mitigating a major food security crisis in West Africa: The impact of Ebola on agriculture and rural livelihoods (February 2015)

Ebolanomics: a pharmaceutical question (February 2015)

Roundtable on visas with former Chief Inspector of Borders & Immigration (January 2015) 


Roundtable with Deputy Director Africa at the IMF (December 2014)

Combating Ebola: has the media helped or hindered? (December 2014)

High-level panel on African health leadership (October 2014)

Roundtable with AU Peace & Security Commissioner (October 2014)