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Foreign Affairs Committee
Report published on Tuesday 11 September 2018. Government Response published on Friday 23 November 2018.
The FCO published its Human Rights and Democracy Annual Report 2016 in July 2017.
The Committee’s scrutiny of this report begin with a short evidence session on the FCO’s human rights work in the UN, including its work in the Human Rights Council and other forums.
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).
Human rights are central to global security and prosperity, say Committee