Select Committee on Intergovernmental Organisations

The House of Lords Select Committee on Intergovernmental Organisations is an ad hoc Committee appointed to consider how contemporary issues of international policy are addressed through United Kingdom membership of intergovernmental organisations (excluding the European Union), including their impact and effectiveness and value for money.

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Communicable Diseases report debated

On Tuesday 24 February 2009 the House of Lords debated the Committee's report into the effectiveness of intergovernmental organisations in controlling the spread of diseases.

Lords Hansard: Health: Disease Control (Intergovernmental Organisations Committee Report)

Communicable Diseases report published

The Committee published its final report, Diseases Know No Frontiers, on 21 July 2008.

Press Notice: Publication of Diseases Know No Frontiers report

Inquiry

The Committee launched an inquiry on 10 December 2007 into the effectiveness of action carried out through intergovernmental organisations to control the global spread of communicable diseases.

Press Notice: Launch of Communicable Diseases Inquiry

Reports

Diseases Know No Frontiers: How effective are Intergovernmental Organisations in controlling their spread? PDF Document
Session 2007-08, published 21 July 2008

Diseases Know No Frontiers: How effective are Intergovernmental Organisations in controlling their spread? Volume II: Evidence PDF Document
Session 2007-08, published 21 July 2008

Response