Global Britain: Human rights and the rule of law Contents




1 Human rights diplomacy at the UN

UK influence at the UN

The Human Rights Council and Security Council

Funding the UN human rights system

UK nationals at the UN

Forces of change

Human rights backlash

Global power shifts

The US and Europe

Transparency and accountability

2 Promoting the rule of law and democracy

Defining democratic values and the rule of law

Activities and programmes

Work through international organisations

Opportunities and challenges

Projecting UK influence globally

Conflicts with other Government priorities

Limits of engagement

Selection and assessment of human rights priority countries

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 11 September 2018