Bahrain: Technical Assistance:Written question - 33267

Asked by Tom Brake
(Carshalton and Wallington)
Asked on: 11 April 2016
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Bahrain: Technical Assistance
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which projects were funded by his Department's technical assistance budget for Bahrain in each of the last five years.
Answered by: Mr Tobias Ellwood
Answered on: 19 April 2016

The UK has been providing a range of technical, practical assistance to the Government of Bahrain since 2012, in support of its reform programme. This technical assistance supports the building of effective and accountable institutions, strengthening the rule of law, and police and justice reform. It has included work with the National Institution of Human Rights, the Ministry of Interior Ombudsman, and the Prisoners’ and Detainees’ Rights Commission.

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