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CGP Cross-Party Parliamentary Visit to Washington D.C.

Coalition for Global Prosperity | Coalition for Global Prosperity

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Last week, CGP took a cross-party delegation of MPs to discuss international development, defence and diplomacy with US politicians, policy experts, advocacy groups, NGOs and diplomats in Washington D.C.

As part of CGP’s 1946 Forum, a cross-party caucus that promotes the transatlantic relationship as a force for good, the parliamentarians discussed development finance and the impact of climate change and conflict on food security.

The delegation met with Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and John Boozman (R-AR), Members of the House of US Representatives, The World Bank, diplomats from the State Department, military leaders, think tanks and The ONE Campaign’s CEO, Gayle Smith.

Across the three-day visit, the parliamentarians were able to discuss wide-ranging topics including AUKUS, climate change, migration, and long-term partnerships to end global poverty.

We were joined by Stephen Doughty MP (LAB), Alex Davies-Jones MP (LAB) Marie Rimmer MP (LAB), Virginia Crosbie MP (CON), Simon Fell MP (CON) and James Daly MP (CON).

You can view more images of the trip here.

CGP DC visit

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