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star this property date less than 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Public Sector Debt more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to encourage Gulf States to accept Syrian asylum seekers. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL996 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
star this property answer text We recognise and welcome the substantial and continued contribution made by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states to the humanitarian aid response for Syria and the large numbers of Syrians already in the Gulf. The Gulf states are now home to almost one million Syrians, and Gulf states have pledged more than $3 billion in humanitarian assistance. Kuwait co-hosted the London Donor Conference in February 2016 where Gulf states pledged $739 million. more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns remove filter
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less than 2016-07-13T15:15:45.427Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-13T15:15:45.427Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
386881
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-01more like thismore than 2015-07-01
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Crimes against Humanity more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to review the readiness of the United Kingdom to respond to crimes of atrocity and developing threats of genocide and other crimes against humanity anywhere in the world. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL990 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
star this property answer text <p>The British Government’s global network of embassies, strong international partnerships, and early warning mechanisms give the UK significant insight into emerging threats. The UK remains committed to the Responsibility to Protect and seeks to respond to developing threats of atrocity crimes or genocide including through prevention projects, sanctions regimes or support for justice systems. Our seat on the UN Security Council also means we swiftly engage where a threat of such crimes emerges. Where prevention has failed, it is the international community's responsibility to take collective action, through diplomatic, humanitarian and other means. Where necessary, the UN Security Council should be ready to authorise coercive measures under Chapter VII of the UN Charter.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns remove filter
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less than 2015-07-13T13:24:48.577Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-13T13:24:48.577Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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1660
star this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
386880
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-01more like thismore than 2015-07-01
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Conflict, Stability and Security Fund more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements they have made to ensure that their Conflict, Stability and Security Fund provides adequate and effective support for both their responsibility to protect and their commitments to preventing atrocities. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL989 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
star this property answer text <p>The Conflict, Security and Stability Fund (CSSF) provides direct funding to both the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect and the joint UN office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect. This funding assists these organisations in their work to consolidate the concept of the Responsibility to Protect by continuing to build the institutional architecture to prevent mass atrocity crimes and to strengthen the capacity of countries, regional and sub-regional organisations and civil society to protect populations. In addition, the CSSF funds a wide range of activities regionally that, while not always explicitly labelled as atrocity prevention, nonetheless contribute to the prevention of atrocities. These include projects on preventing sexual violence, reducing intergroup tensions, strengthening justice systems and the rule of law, security sector reform, disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns remove filter
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less than 2015-07-13T13:23:48.36Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-13T13:23:48.36Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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1660
star this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
533024
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ascension Island: Airports more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Turkey about the impact on the civilian population of current military operations in Lice and adjoining neighbourhoods in southeast Turkey; and whether they plan to propose a fact-finding visit to the region by the International Committee of the Red Cross and Red Crescent to investigate reports of widespread displacement of people from their homes. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL989 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
star this property answer text <p>The Turkish Government have said that over 300,000 people have fled their homes in the region. Our thoughts are with the victims of the PKK terrorist attacks, and the civilians who have been caught up in the violence. The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond), and the Minister for Europe, my Rt Hon. Friend the Member for Aylesbury (Mr Lidington), and our Ambassador to Turkey, have discussed with the Turkish government the importance of respecting human rights and avoiding civilian casualties in the fight against terrorism. We believe the first responsibility for investigating any alleged violations falls to Turkey; and that the PKK needs to cease violence in order to create the conditions for political resolution of the difficulties in the south east.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns remove filter
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less than 2016-07-14T14:36:02.733Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-14T14:36:02.733Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
386879
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-01more like thismore than 2015-07-01
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Crimes against Humanity more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what arrangements they have made to ensure that early warning systems and country analysis include indicators of genocide and crimes against humanity, and that there is sufficient interdepartmental co-operation to achieve this. more like this
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Lord Judd more like this
star this property uin HL988 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
star this property answer text <p>The British Government produces an annual internal risk report on fragile states called Countries at Risk of Instability (CRI). The report is used to help policy makers prioritise countries for Government engagement and ensure that policy responses are best placed to tackle evolving instability risks. As part of the CRI process, indicators that highlight a higher risk of mass atrocities occurring are used, such as levels of internal state repression, levels of inter-communal factionalism and the type of regime a country operates. The reports indicator set reflects best practice from many similar non-governmental organisations and partner governments approaches. Data is collected from a wide range of sources, including academia and Government subject matter expertise. The report is produced by the Cabinet Office and coordinates input from all relevant government departments and agencies.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns remove filter
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less than 2015-07-13T13:23:00.53Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-13T13:23:00.53Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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1660
star this property label Biography information for Lord Judd more like this
386878
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-01more like thismore than 2015-07-01
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Turkey: LGBT People more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they plan to make to the government of Turkey about the use of water cannons and tear gas on participants at the gay pride celebrations in Istanbul. more like this
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Lord Scriven more like this
star this property uin HL987 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-07more like thismore than 2015-07-07
star this property answer text <p>We regularly raise human rights issues and the need to allow freedom of expression as part of our ongoing dialogue with the Turkish government. As part of this dialogue, we continue to urge the Turkish authorities to exercise restraint and respond proportionately to public demonstrations. <br><br>We strongly encourage Turkey to continue work towards the full protection of fundamental rights, especially in the areas of minority rights and freedom of expression. Further sustained work is needed to meet EU standards on the fundamental rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons. But we do welcome progress made, including the ruling of Turkey’s Constitutional Court finding hate speech on the grounds of sexual orientation to constitute a criminal offence.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns remove filter
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less than 2015-07-07T14:59:50.677Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-07T14:59:50.677Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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4333
star this property label Biography information for Lord Scriven more like this
533017
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Immigration more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of democratic progress in Moldova. more like this
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Lord Astor of Hever more like this
star this property uin HL982 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
star this property answer text <p>A more stable, secure and prosperous Moldova is important for the stability of the European neighbourhood. Moldova has made some progress on implementing the reforms required under the Association Agreement with the EU. But substantial political and economic issues remain to be addressed. This can only be achieved through constructive dialogue among all political forces in the country, which takes into account the expectations of the people of Moldova.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns remove filter
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less than 2016-07-14T14:56:22.073Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-14T14:56:22.073Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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3428
star this property label Biography information for Lord Astor of Hever more like this
533015
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star this property date less than 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many times officials have met the deputy chairman of the Democratic Party of Moldova since May 2010. more like this
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Lord Astor of Hever more like this
star this property uin HL981 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
star this property answer text <p>Officials have met the Deputy Chairman of the Democratic Party of Moldova on a number of occasions since May 2010, principally in his capacity as First Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova (December 2010-February 2013).</p><p>Most of these occasions were group meetings involving our Ambassador in Chisinau and other members of the Diplomatic Corps in Chisinau.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns remove filter
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less than 2016-07-14T14:56:39.34Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-14T14:56:39.34Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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3428
star this property label Biography information for Lord Astor of Hever more like this
533014
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Immigration more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what programmes are in place to help the government of Moldova address all forms of corruption. more like this
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Lord Astor of Hever more like this
star this property uin HL980 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-14more like thismore than 2016-07-14
star this property answer text <p>The British Government is providing reform assistance to Moldova through the Good Governance Fund (GGF). Supporting anti-corruption measures is one of the key components of our GGF work in Moldova. It includes projects focusing on financial sector transparency and reform, public administration reform, judicial reform, strengthening independent media and the energy sector.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns remove filter
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less than 2016-07-14T14:57:00.407Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-14T14:57:00.407Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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3428
star this property label Biography information for Lord Astor of Hever more like this
532382
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star this property date less than 2016-07-04more like thismore than 2016-07-04
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 16 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Foreign and Commonwealth Office remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Foreign and Commonwealth Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Paediatrics: Audiology more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Anelay of St Johns on 4 July (HL763), when they plan to raise with the government of Turkey the use of tear gas and rubber bullets against LGBT people on the streets of Istanbul. more like this
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Lord Scriven more like this
star this property uin HL979 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-13more like thismore than 2016-07-13
star this property answer text <p>I refer the noble Lord to my answer of 4 July in response to his question of 20 June 2016 (HL763), in which I stated that we regularly underline the importance of all fundamental freedoms as part of our broader dialogue with the Turkish government, including freedom of assembly. We have expressed concerns over the disproportionate use of rubber bullets and tear gas by Turkish authorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Anelay of St Johns remove filter
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less than 2016-07-13T15:14:47.58Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-13T15:14:47.58Z
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3474
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Anelay of St Johns more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Scriven more like this