Ethiopia and Djibouti APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To promote knowledge of, and interest in, Ethiopia and Djibouti; to maintain good relations with those countries; and for connected purposes.

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Recent Documents related to Ethiopia and Djibouti

1. Djibouti travel advice
29/11/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Djibouti travel advice - GOV.UK

2. Djibouti: funeral directors, medical facilities and translators
01/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: List of Medical Facilities/P ractitioners in Djibouti Prepared by the British Embassy Addis Ababa

3. Ethiopia: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa
04/07/2019 - UK Visas and Immigration
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Found: Ethiopia: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa - GOV.UK

4. Djibouti: funeral directors, medical facilities and translators
01/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: List of Translators in Djibouti Prepared by the British Embassy Addis Ababa https://www

5. Djibouti: funeral directors, medical facilities and translators
01/03/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: List of Funeral Directors in Djibouti Prepa red by the British Embassy Addis Ababa https://www

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Ethiopia and Djibouti

1. Ethiopia
14/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: question, and I thank him for his work not only on Ethiopia, but on Zambia and Angola, where he serves as - Speech Link
2: knows that the UK’s ties with Ethiopia are very close and historical. Ethiopia is the second largest recipient - Speech Link

2. Ethiopia, Sudan and Tigray: Humanitarian Situation
03/11/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia, Sudan and Tigray.I am delighted to serve with - Speech Link
2: put this in the context of the tragic history of Ethiopia. It has been through all kinds of things, right - Speech Link

3. Tigray
08/09/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: of not just the debate but what is happening in Ethiopia at the moment.The situation in Tigray is truly - Speech Link
2: First, how will the cuts in the UK’s ODA affect Ethiopia and in particular the humanitarian situation in - Speech Link
3: Britain. In 2011, the development programme in Ethiopia was the biggest anywhere in the world. It is a - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
24/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: group for Ethiopia and Djibouti for a long while, I have seen the relative peace that Ethiopia has lived - Speech Link
2: Member for Tewkesbury (Mr Robertson) made clear, Ethiopia has been a relative success story lately, but - Speech Link
3: helping those in urgent need of assistance. In Ethiopia specifically, the UK funds the World Food Programme - Speech Link

5. UK Nationals Imprisoned Abroad
20/12/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: I understand it, he has no right of appeal in Ethiopia, and therefore providing him with a lawyer does - Speech Link
2: of the all-party parliamentary group on Ethiopia and Djibouti. The right hon. Gentleman has repeatedly - Speech Link
3: the process of getting Mr Tsege from Yemen to Ethiopia did not follow a judicial process that they recognised - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Ethiopia and Djibouti
1. Djibouti: Eritrea
asked by: Emily Thornberry
21/11/2018
... Ethiopia and Somalia on resolving ongoing disputes between Djibouti and Eritrea and normalising relations between those countries.

2. Djibouti: Overseas Trade
asked by: Lord Alton of Liverpool
07/12/2021
... and (3) affected supply chains and trade across the region.

3. Trade Agreements: Djibouti
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
21/05/2019
... what progress has been made towards achieving a free trade deal with Djibouti after the UK leaves the EU.

4. Djibouti: Civil Liberties
asked by: Lord Dodds of Duncairn
05/03/2019
... what recent discussions he has had with the Government of Djibouti on fundamental freedoms including religious expression in that country.

5. Ethiopia: Genocide
asked by: John Penrose
21/01/2021
... (b) ethnicity and (c) religious beliefs of the victims of recent massacres in Tigray; and what assessment he has made of the part that elements of the Ethiopian regime played in those massacres.

Latest Questions
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11 Current APPG Officers
Laurence Robertson Portrait
Laurence Robertson
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Tewkesbury
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Rogan Portrait
Lord Rogan
Vice Chair
Ulster Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 31st July 2019
Baroness Anelay of St Johns Portrait
Baroness Anelay of St Johns
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 27th January 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Laurence Robertson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4196.

Email: robertsonl@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Ethiopia and Djibouti APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Ethiopia and Djibouti APPG

Former APPG Officers
Jeffrey M Donaldson Portrait
Jeffrey M Donaldson
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Lagan Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Stephen Hepburn Portrait
Stephen Hepburn
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Jarrow
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Ivan Lewis Portrait
Ivan Lewis
Vice Chair
Independent - Former Member for Bury South
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Secretary
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
Jeffrey M Donaldson Portrait
Jeffrey M Donaldson
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Lagan Valley
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016