As we depart the EU, a new commitment to this older body would demonstrate our continuing commitment to our friends on the continent.
Posts Tagged: Human Rights
The post-war system of international law is constantly evolving – it is inevitable, and justified, for government attitudes and approaches to evolve in turn.
Interview: Nigel Biggar says human rights are not enough and the British Empire was good as well as bad
If the BBC wants to balance its coverage of the culture war, it should commission this Oxford ethicist to tell the truth about Britain’s past.
Benedict Rogers: It’s time for Raab to bring Magnitsky sanctions to bear on those oppressing Hong Kong
The Foreign Secretary helped to author this important legislation. If Britain is to continue to take a robust stance against Beijing, he must now use it,
We could give in to the leftist, isolationist Little England vision of a reclusive UK. Alternatively, we could make Global Britain a reality.
Rebecca Lowe: CNN’s “individuals with a cervix” Tweet, and why denying the realities of biological sex is so harmful
From healthcare, to sex-specific concerns around bodily privacy and security, words matter.
The Constitution, Democracy and Rights Commission pledged in the Conservative Manifesto is being quietly shelved
It was promised “in our first year”. Instead, there will be mini-commissions, and a push to reform a Government bugbear: judicial review.
Plus: Why the BBC must keep Neil. Why I’m leaving Lloyds. And: three hours with the LibDem leadership candidates.
The Government is poised to reverse the trend to competition rather than collaboration that has marked healthcare policy for 30 years.
There is further to go – but we can be proud of what the Foreign Secretary has already delivered.
It is our third largest market – we must work with it if we are to help resolve global problems from the environment to nuclear proliferation.
Three cheers for three reforms: of the civil service, of Ministers and of one that this Government tends to avoid – of public services.
If the free world values freedom, then it must wake up to the imminent dangers – or the threat will spread.
Jasvinder Sanghera: The new Northern Ireland rules that set a dangerous precedent on sex-selective abortion for the whole UK
These proposed changes suggest that Ministers’ resolve to address this type of abortion is weakening and, in Northern Ireland, evaporating.
The ideas of that decade are still with us, staggering around like a zombie in a garish “Global Hypercolor” t-shirt.