The International Relations Committee hears from academics at Chatham House and Kings College London on UN Peacekeeping and UK-China relations.
Wednesday 13 July in Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster
- Dr Alex Vines, OBE, Head of Africa Programme, Chatham House
- Professor Kerry Brown, Director, Lau Institute, Kings college London
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of UN peacekeeping missions? What are their reputations internationally?
- How would you assess the UK's support on UN peacekeeping and, post-Brexit, how should the UK reconsider its approach towards peacekeeping?
- What is the current partnership status between the UN and the African Union? Could this be improved?
- How are UK-Chinese relations characterised at the UN? Is there a role for the UK to upgrade its engagement?
- Would China favour a more meritocratic process for choosing leadership of UN agencies?
- Does China envision the role of the new UNSG to be more secretary or general?