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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 359 (page 2 of 18)
28 November 2023
Inquiry The UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
Witnesses Nuradin Dirie (Senior Advisor at European Institute of Peace), Roger Middleton (Managing Director at Sabi Insight), and Dr Nisar Majid (Research Director (Somalia), Peace & Conflict Resolution Evidence Platform (PeaceRep) at London School of Economics)
Oral Evidence
24 October 2023
Work Artificial Intelligence and diplomacy (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Professor Michael Ambühl (Former Swiss State Secretary for Foreign Affairs; Mathematician), Professor Corneliu Bjola (Associate Professor of Diplomatic Studies at Department of International Development, University of Oxford), Pia Hüsch (Research Analyst for Cyber, Technology and National Security at Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)), and Professor Nick Boström (Professor and Director at Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford)
Oral Evidence
17 October 2023
Work Follow-up to Afghanistan inquiry (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Minister of State (Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and United Nations) at Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office), and Andrew McCoubrey (Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan at Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office)
Oral Evidence
17 October 2023
Work Follow-up to Afghanistan inquiry (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Andrew Kidd (Former Head of UKAid Programme at British Embassy Kabul, Director at Kent Refugee Action Network, and Representative at UK-Afghanistan Diplomatic and Development Alliance), Fawzia Koofi (Former Deputy Speaker at Afghan Parliament), and Nicola Kelly (Freelance journalist)
Oral Evidence
19 September 2023
Work Recent coups in West Africa and the Sahel region (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Dr Nicholas Westcott CMG (Professor of Practice in Diplomacy, Department of Politics and International Studies at SOAS University of London), Aneliese Bernard (Founder and Director at Strategic Stabilization Advisors), and Aanu Adeoye (West Africa Correspondent at Financial Times)
Oral Evidence
12 September 2023
Inquiry The UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
Witnesses Richard Barrett CMG OBE (Former Director of Counterterrorism at MI6, and Former Head of the UN al-Qaeda/Taliban Monitoring Team at United Nations Security Council), Harmonie Toros (Professor of International Relations at University of Reading), and Paul Jordan (Head of Responding to Violent Extremism at European Institute of Peace)
Oral Evidence
12 September 2023
Inquiry The UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
Witnesses Peter Neumann (Professor of Security Studies at Department of War Studies, Kings College London, and Founder at International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation), and Antonio Giustozzi (Senior Research Fellow, Terrorism and Conflict at Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), and Visiting Professor at King's College London)
Oral Evidence
5 September 2023
Inquiry The UK’s engagement in Central Asia
Witnesses Charles Garrett (Former UK Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan), and Erlan Dosymbekov (Managing Partner at Ernst and Young (EY) in Kazakhstan and Central Asia)
Oral Evidence
5 September 2023
Inquiry The UK’s engagement in Central Asia
Witnesses Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Oral Evidence
27 June 2023
Inquiry The UK’s engagement in Central Asia
Witnesses Erica Marat (Professor, College of International Security Affairs at National Defense University), Noah Tucker (Senior Researcher at The Oxus Society for Central Asian Affairs, and Senior Research Consultant at Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV), University of St Andrews), and Luca Anceschi (Professor of Eurasian Studies (Central & East European Studies) at School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow)
Oral Evidence
27 June 2023
Inquiry The UK’s engagement in Central Asia
Witnesses Khalida Azhigulova (Independent Research Consultant), and Maisy Weicherding (Researcher at Amnesty International)
Oral Evidence
20 June 2023
Work The situation in Sudan (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Mohammed Hassan al-Ta’ishi (Former Member of the Sudan Sovereignty Council and Senior Peace Fellow at The Public International Law & Policy Group), Mohamed Osman (Researcher, Africa Division at Human Rights Watch), and Emma DiNapoli (Legal Consultant at Office of Amal Clooney)
Oral Evidence
20 June 2023
Work The situation in Sudan (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Maddy Crowther (Co-Executive Director at Waging Peace), Dr Kate Ferguson (Co-Executive Director at Protection Approaches), and Bushra Rahama (Waging Peace Representative and Founder at Human Rights and Development Organization (HUDO))
Oral Evidence
23 May 2023
Work Recovery in Ukraine (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Olena Bilan (Chief Economist at Dragon Capital, and Co-chair of the Board of the Directors at Kyiv School of Economics), Olena Halushka (Board Member at Anticorruption Action Center, and Co-Founder at International Center for Ukrainian Victory), and Anna Myroniuk (Head of Investigations at The Kyiv Independent)
Oral Evidence
13 June 2023
Inquiry Critical minerals
Witnesses Anne-Marie Trevelyan (Minister of State (Indo-Pacific) at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office), Professor Paul Monks (Chief Scientific Adviser at Department for Energy Security and Net Zero), and Tim Stern (International Energy Director at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)
Oral Evidence
13 June 2023
Inquiry Critical minerals
Witnesses Dr Marina Caparini (Senior Researcher, Centre for Policy Research at United Nations University)
Oral Evidence
13 June 2023
Inquiry Critical minerals
Witnesses Fiona Clouder (Former Regional Ambassador, Latin America and Caribbean, COP26; Former HM Ambassador to Chile; Independent consultant), and Paul Atherley (Chairman at Pensana Plc, and Founder and Chairman at Tees Valley Lithium)
Oral Evidence
12 June 2023
Inquiry Work of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Witnesses Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Oral Evidence
12 June 2023
Inquiry Implementing the Integrated Review: Tilt to the Indo-Pacific
Witnesses Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Oral Evidence
6 June 2023
Work Narco-diplomacy (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Dr Annette Idler (Director of the Global Security Programme and Senior Research Fellow at Pembroke College, University of Oxford, and Senior Research Fellow at Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford), and David Mansfield (Independent Consultant and author of 'A state built on sand: How opium undermined Afghanistan')
Oral Evidence
Total results 359 (page 2 of 18)