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International Relations and Defence Committee

Lords Select Committee

The International Relations and Defence Committee is appointed to consider the United Kingdom’s international relations and defence policy

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Committee news

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US approach to Open Skies and New START endangers strategic stability
The International Relations and Defence Committee writes to the Minister of State at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
12 October 2020
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Inquiry into Afghanistan and the UK's engagement launched by Lords Committee
International Relations and Defence Committee publishes call for evidence on Afghanistan
24 July 2020
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Committee holds short inquiry on the World Health Organisation
The International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence virtually on 17 July 2020 at 10.00am
13 July 2020
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UK still has no coherent strategy for engaging with Africa
International Relations and Defence Commitee publishes report ino the UK's relationship with Sub-Saharan Africa
10 July 2020
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What is the Government's approach to Sub-Saharan Africa?
The International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence 20 May 2020 at 10.00am
14 May 2020
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African responses to the COVID-19 pandemic
The International Relations and Defence Commitee takes evidence virtually on 15 May 2020 at 10.00am
13 May 2020
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*CANCELLED* Peace and security and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa *CANCELLED*
The International Relations and Defence Commitee takes evidence on 18 March at 10.40am
12 March 2020
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Development finance and diaspora remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa
The International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence 11 March 2020
11 March 2020
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Economic prospects and security in Sub-Saharan Africa
The International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence 4 March 2020
4 March 2020
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Evidence session on the 2020 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference
The International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence 26 February 2020
26 February 2020
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UK investment, trade and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa
The International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence 12 February at 10.40am
7 February 2020
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UK strategy, partners and rivals in Sub-Saharan Africa
The International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence 5 February at 10.40am
31 January 2020
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Government officials give evidence on UK engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa
The International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence 29 January at 10.40am
29 January 2020
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UK and Sub-Saharan Africa inquiry begins with first evidence session
The International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence 22 January at 10.10am
17 January 2020
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House of Lords committees following dissolution
Parliament was dissolved on 6 November 2019
6 November 2019
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Lords Committee hold second evidence session on NATO
The International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence on 30th October 10.40am
28 October 2019
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International Relations and Defence Committee takes evidence on NATO
International Relations and Defence Committeee takes evidence on 23rd October at 10.40
22 October 2019
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Evidence sessions held on Iran-Saudi Arabia relations
The International Relations Committee takes evidence 4 September at 10.40am
26 August 2019
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Sub-Saharan Africa - prosperity, peace and development co-operation inquiry launched
International Relations Committee publishes Call for evidence on Sub-Saharan Africa
29 July 2019
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Rising nuclear risk report debated by Lords
House of Lords debates the International Relations Committee's report: Rising nuclear risk, disarmament and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
11 July 2019
Total results 117 (page 1 of 6)