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Oral evidence transcripts

Foreign Affairs Committee

Committee documents that were published online before May 2010 are available by session on the Pre-2010 Publications page.

Total results 355 (page 1 of 18)
28 November 2023
Inquiry The UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
Witnesses Stig Jarle Hansen (Norwegian political scientist, historian and author and Associate Professor at Norwegian University of Life Sciences), Jonathan Guiffard (Senior Fellow, Defence and Africa at Institute Montaigne), and Dr Nicholas Westcott (Professor of Practice at Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS)
Oral Evidence
28 November 2023
Inquiry The UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
Witnesses John Deverell CBE (Independent Consultant at First Call Partners, and former senior military officer and Director of Defence Diplomacy at Ministry of Defence)
Oral Evidence
14 May 2024
Inquiry The UK’s engagement with the Middle East and North Africa
Witnesses Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Minister of State (Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, United Nations and the Commonwealth) at Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office), and Stephen Hickey (Director for Middle East and North Africa in the FCDO)
Oral Evidence
30 April 2024
Inquiry The UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
Witnesses Sir Alex Younger KCMG (Former Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6))
Oral Evidence
7 May 2024
Inquiry The UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
Witnesses Professor Alexander Evans (Former Coordinator, Al Qaida/Daesh/Taliban Monitoring Team, UN Security Council, Professor in Practice, London School of Economics and Political Science)
Oral Evidence
7 May 2024
Inquiry The UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
Witnesses Aimen Dean (former MI6 agent and former member of al-Qaeda and Co-Founder and Director of Operations at Cruickshank & Dean Global Intelligence)
Oral Evidence
30 April 2024
Inquiry The UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
Oral Evidence
30 April 2024
Inquiry The UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
Witnesses Ali Ansari (Professor of Iranian History at The University of St Andrews)
Oral Evidence
23 January 2024
Inquiry The UK’s engagement with the Middle East and North Africa
Witnesses Baroness Ashton of Upholland (Former High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Former Vice President at European Commission), Sir Mark Lyall Grant (Former National Security Advisor), and Mike Singh (Managing Director at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy)
Oral Evidence
23 January 2024
Inquiry The UK’s engagement with the Middle East and North Africa
Witnesses Ali Ansari (Professor at School of History, St Andrew’s University), and Behnam Ben Taleblu (Senior Fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies)
Oral Evidence
16 April 2024
Inquiry International relations within the multilateral system
Witnesses Ms Emma Reilly (Former Human Rights Officer at Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)), and Richard Gowan (UN Director at International Crisis Group)
Oral Evidence
16 April 2024
Inquiry International relations within the multilateral system
Witnesses Lord Malloch-Brown (President at Open Society Foundations)
Oral Evidence
26 March 2024
Inquiry The UK’s engagement with the Middle East and North Africa
Oral Evidence
12 March 2024
Inquiry The situation in Ukraine and the UK’s response
Witnesses Mykola Kuleba (Founder of Save Ukraine), Dr Yulia Ioffe (Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (IRDR) at University College London (UCL)), and Shahida Tulaganova (Filmmaker, war reporter and Director of ‘Ukraine's Stolen Children’)
Oral Evidence
26 March 2024
Inquiry The UK’s engagement with the Middle East and North Africa
Witnesses Dr. Radwan Masmoudi (President at Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy), Dr Shana Cohen (Director at Think-Tank for Action on Social Change), and Amine Ghoulidi (Visiting Fellow at the Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy at Heritage Foundation)
Oral Evidence
26 March 2024
Inquiry The UK’s engagement with the Middle East and North Africa
Witnesses Will Todman (Deputy Director and Senior fellow at Middle East Program, CSIS), Urban Coningham (Research Analyst and Course Lead at RUSI), Jonathan Wilks (Former UK Ambassador to Qatar (2020-2023), Iraq (2017-2019), Oman (2014-2017), Syria (2012-2014)), and Professor Gareth Stansfield (Professor of Middle East Politics and former director of the Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies at The University of Exeter)
Oral Evidence
19 March 2024
Work Western Balkans (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Lord Robertson of Port Ellen (10th Secretary General of NATO from 1999-2004), Ian Cliff OBE (Former British ambassador to Kosovo (2011-2015) and British ambassador to Croatia (2015-2016)), and Dr Andi Hoxhaj OBE (Lecturer in Law at University College London)
Oral Evidence
6 February 2024
Work Follow-up to Xinjiang inquiry (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Chloe Cranston (Head of Thematic Advocacy Programmes at Anti-slavery International), Rahima Mahmut (UK Director at World Uyghur Congress), and Yalkun Uluyol (Researcher at Forced Labour Lab, Sheffield Hallam University)
Oral Evidence
6 February 2024
Work Follow-up to Xinjiang inquiry (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Sir Geoffrey Nice KC (Chair of the Uyghur Tribunal), Dr Kate Ferguson (Co-Executive Director at Protection Approaches), and Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws (Barrister at Doughty Street Chambers)
Oral Evidence
12 March 2024
Inquiry The situation in Ukraine and the UK’s response
Witnesses Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and David Reed MBE (Director, Sanctions Directorate at Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office)
Oral Evidence
Total results 355 (page 1 of 18)