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Foreign Affairs Committee
Report published. Awaiting Government Response.
The purpose of this inquiry is to consider the legal basis to intervene militarily in other states for humanitarian purposes, and to review the conditions that apply. The inquiry will also consider whether more could be done using the concepts of the responsibility to protect (R2P) and humanitarian intervention to protect civilian populations, with specific reference to Syria.
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).
There are currently no public meetings scheduled.
Foreign Affairs Committee publishes report into Global Britain: The Responsibility to Protect and Humanitarian Intervention