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We are the first generation which can end extreme poverty in our lifetime. But we cannot get there without parliamentarians.- Dr. Jim Yong Kim

Exploratory meeting with Members of Scottish Parliament delivers positive progress

27 November 2013

Scottish Parliament

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Edinburgh, the Scottish Parliament – The Rt. Hon. Alex Fergusson, Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP), hosted a meeting between Scottish AWEPA Governing Council member, Mr. John Corrie, AWEPA Director of Research and Evaluation, Dr. Jeff Balch, MSPs and other officials from the Parliament’s International Relations team and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. The AWEPA delegation explored initiatives that may be taken by MSPs to help strengthen parliamentary democracy in Africa. In this regard, AWEPA looks forward to contributing to a strengthened collaboration between Scottish MSPs and African MPs.