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Members

Emerging Powers and the International Development Agenda

Chatham House, London

Event documents

Transcript - Andrew Mitchell, February 2011
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Participants

Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP, UK Secretary of State for International Development
Chair: Dr Robin Niblett, Director, Chatham House

Overview

The countries that compose the emerging powers can play a vital role in helping lift millions out of poverty and in tackling the common global challenges. But how can the potential of these new economic powerhouses be leveraged to tackle poverty in an innovative and transparent way?

The Secretary of State set out how the UK will work to strengthen further its partnerships with emerging powers, adapting its approach to reflect the changing international development landscape.