Foreign Affairs Committee

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Human Rights Work inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Report in preparation.

Scope of the inquiry

The FCO published its Human Rights and Democracy Annual Report 2016 in July 2017.

The Committee’s scrutiny of this report will begin with this short evidence session on the FCO’s human rights work in the UN, including its work in the Human Rights Council and other forums.

Further evidence sessions will take place in the coming months.

Latest evidence

  • 11 Jul 2018 - The FCO’s human rights work - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF145 KB) HC 874 | Published 12 Jul 2018

    Evidence given by i) Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State, Richard Jones, Deputy Director, Human Rights and Democracy, Corinne Kitsell, Deputy Director UN & Multilateral / UN Co-ordinator, and Paul McKell, Legal Director; ii) Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Richard Jones, Deputy Director, Human Rights and Democracy, Corinne Kitsell, Deputy Director UN & Multilateral / UN Co-ordinator, and Paul McKell, Legal Director, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (at 3.45pm).

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There are currently no public meetings scheduled.

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