COMMONS

FCO Human rights work examined

19 June 2018

The Foreign Affairs Committee hears from Members of Parliament, a former Special Rapporteur on Counterterrorism and Human Rights, and academics, on the FCO Human Rights work.

Witnesses

Tuesday 19 June in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 2.45pm

  • Ben Emmerson QC, former Special Rapporteur on Counterterrorism and Human Rights
  • Professor Rosa Freedman, Professor of Law, Conflict and Global Development, University of Reading
  • Professor Javaid Rehman, Professor of Law, University of Brunel

At 3.30pm

  • Sir Roger Gale MP
  • Angela Smith MP
  • Murray Hunt, Director, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

Purpose of the session

The session will focus on the FCO’s promotion of human rights at the UN and the rule of law and democracy.

Further information

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