Bristol's Conference to End Global Poverty In Our Lifetime!
The main speakers include: Dr David Golding the Honorary Chaplain at Newcastle University, who is the Development Coordinator of Make Poverty History North East, a founder member of Jubilee Debt Campaign, a voluntary spokesperson for Tearfund, a supporter of WDM (World Development Movement) and Speak.
Dr Paula Clifford, who has worked for Christian Aid for 12 years and is Head of Theology in their head office. She is an Anglican Lay Reader in the Oxford Diocese and travels extensively speaking on development issues. She has recently authored 'Angels with Trumpets: the church in a time of global warming'.
Steve Webb is the Liberal Democrat MP for Thornbury and Yate and the Minister of State for Pensions. He previously shadowed Ed Miliband in the Dept for Energy and Climate Change. He is also a member of the cross-party Christians in Parliament and vice-president of the Liberal Democrat Christian Forum.
Tigist Grieve is a PhD Researcher in International Development at the University of Bath. She also serves as a volunteer programme manager for the charity For Ethiopia based in Bristol, which she co-founded in 2004 to provide practical aid projects in Western Ethiopia. She is a member of Woodlands Church, Bristol
There will be films, stalls and lots of opportunities to talk to others with a passion to eradicate poverty.