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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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UK’s Defence capabilities and aspirations inquiry launched
International Relations and Defence Committee launch inquiry into the UK's Defence capabilities and aspirations
1 April 2022
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Law of the sea in 21st century: Lords Committee outlines actions for Government
International Relations and Defence Committee publish report UNCLOS: The law of the sea in the 21st century
1 March 2022
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UN Convention on the Law of the Sea inquiry launched
The International Relations and Defence Committee launches its inquiry UNCLOS: fit for purpose in the 21st century?
15 October 2021
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Government lacks clear strategy on UK-China trade and security relationship
The International Relations and Defence Committee publishes its report on UK-China trade and security relationship
10 September 2021
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The UK’s security and trade relationship with China inquiry launched
The International Relations Committee launches its inquiry, the UK’s security and trade relationship with China. 
26 February 2021
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Pacific Alliance report debated by Lords
The House of Lords debates the International Relations and Defence Committee's report, The UK’s relationship with the Pacific Alliance
29 January 2021
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UK and NATO must not leave Afghanistan before peace-talks conclude
The International Relations and Defence Committee publishes its report, The UK and Afghanistan.
13 January 2021
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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
Total results 124 (page 1 of 7)