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Impact of Covid-19 on the Integrated Review and UK foreign policy examined

15 May 2020

The Foreign Affairs Committee hears from a former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, and former UK Foreign Secretary, on the Impact of Covid-19 on the Integrated Review and UK foreign policy.

Witnesses

Tuesday 19 May - remote participation by witnesses and Committee members

At 2.30pm

  • Samantha Power, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, 2013-2017

At 3.40pm (approx.)

  • Lord Hague of Richmond, former UK Foreign Secretary, 2010-2014

Purpose of the session

This session—related to the Committee's inquiry into the Integrated Review—considers how the Covid-19 crisis has changed the world in which the UK is seeking to define a new role for itself. It covers the impact on multilateral institutions, the question of their reform, as well as the issue of state-sponsored disinformation. This session also examines other issues that are fundamental to the Review, including the UK-US relationship and the FCO's capabilities versus its ambitions.

Further information

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