Tonight, a major new report will be launched by the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission, which sheds a light on Xi Jinping’s brutal regime.
Posts Tagged: United Nations
Now more than ever, a coherent, holistic strategy is required that will unite and enhance our capabilities to advance Britain’s position in the world.
Benedict Rogers: Amendments to the Government’s Trade Bill can help Britain stand up to genocidal regimes
Under new proposals, bilateral trade deals with genocidal states would be revoked or prohibited.
Stephen Booth: Brexit-related concerns about a Biden presidency are overblown. The reality is more nuanced.
From wanting to tackle climate change, to striving for greater security cooperation, the PM and US president share many of the same goals.
Damian Green: We have a chance to show the world what Conservative environmental leadership looks like
For too long, combating climate change has been characterised as a left-wing cause. But it is a battle that cannot be won without the Right.
Tobias Ellwood: The Government has helped to let Iran, a rogue state, off the leash. It’s time to rein it back in.
We should have supported an extension to the conventional arms embargo at the United Nations in August – and must back sanctions.
Rehman Chishti and Knox Thames: Freedom of religion is under threat. Trans-Atlantic efforts can combat that.
The US and UK, along with other countries in Europe, are fighting to ensure that no one is persecuted for their religious beliefs.
Robert Halfon: Delivering social justice means feeding children properly. We’re not doing so – and we must.
The Government’s own calculations of welfare payments do not cost in the provision of a healthy diet.
His instinct to bring together various reserves to create a ‘Second Line’ was crucial in the First World War; leaders today should take inspiration.
Bernard Jenkin: If necessary, we must pass legislation that will nullify the direct effect and direct applicability of EU laws
It may be good tough talk to speak of breaking international law, but it does not engender respect. His exact words were not even factually correct.
To do so would mean more than staying in step with Trump. For no US administration could accept being bound into a UN system without a veto.
The greater the incentives for people traffickers, the more lives will be lost. The Australian approach is morally right.
Rob Sutton: Dame Barbara Woodward – An appointee who can test the limits of British influence at the UN
She has the skill, experience and support to be a key voice as we seek a renewed national identity amidst a decaying rules-based international order.
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.
Charlotte Leslie: A defining test looms abroad for post-Brexit Britain. Will we act if Netanyahu annexes part of the West Bank?
Or will Britain trade in its global reputation for lawfulness in exchange for keeping Trump sweet for trade?