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Chagossian Voices Virtual Conference “Stronger Together” July 3rd 2021

This conference had two session. The first session (in Kreol) was targeted at community members and updated them on important current issues including:
• The New Plan for Immigration and the Nationality and Borders Bill
• Our meetings with the Home Office and with MPs and Peers (All Party Parliamentary Group)
• Our meetings with the FCDO and the BIOT Team, and discussions about community priorities

The second session, in English explained Chagossian needs and priorities as well as summarising the recent activities of the group. We also gave a platform to the UK Chagos Support Association, the Chagos Conservation Trust and two MPs – Henry Smith MP for Crawley and Mike Kane, MP for Wythenshawe.

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