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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Department for International Development more like this
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star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading North Korea 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 why North Korea is not one of the countries that the Department for International Development has prioritised for the funding of journalistic training for escapees; whether, in considering the allocation of resources, it considered that country’s media environment; and whether the Department for International Development is considering extending its funding to groups run by North Korean refugees that broadcast information into that country. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
unstar this property uin HL2356 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 2014-11-06more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>DFID does not have a bilateral programme with North Korea. In the Financial Year 2014/15 the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Human Rights and Democracy Programme is funding a project delivered by the Thomson Foundation titled ‘Inside Out: Working in North Korea to connect its journalists to the Internet world’, which aims to give North Korean journalists a greater understanding of freedom of expression and using the internet to express it.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-06T17:01:02.4442027Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-06T17:01:02.4442027Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
100648
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading North Korea 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 is their most recent assessment of food shortages in North Korea. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
unstar this property uin HL2379 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 2014-11-06more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Despite generally good aggregate cereal harvests for the fourth consecutive year in 2014/15, 16 million people remain chronically food insecure and highly vulnerable to production shocks. The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation/ World Food Programme Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to the Democratic people’s Republic of Korea, 2013, reported an estimated uncovered food deficit of 40,000 tonnes for that marketing year. The report stated that the food security situation remained similar to previous years with most households having borderline poor food consumption.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-06T17:04:01.8743551Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-06T17:04:01.8743551Z
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2539
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover remove filter
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4153
star this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
100932
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-24more like thismore than 2014-10-24
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Syria 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 whether they plan to make representations to the European Commission to ensure that European Union policy and practice enable women and girls raped during the armed conflict in Syria to have access to safe abortions in accordance with international humanitarian law. more like this
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Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
unstar this property uin HL2400 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 2014-11-07more like thismore than 2014-11-07
star this property answer text <p>The UK is in regular dialogue with other EU bilateral donors and the European Commission to protect and promote women’s and girls’ access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services. This includes safe abortion services in line with our policy on safe and unsafe abortion. The UK remains one of only a handful of international donors willing to tackle this highly sensitive issue.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-07T14:53:20.8447544Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-07T14:53:20.8447544Z
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2539
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover remove filter
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2037
star this property label Biography information for Lord Lester of Herne Hill more like this
100988
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services 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 steps they plan to take to promote integrated healthcare structures and policy in the United Nations post-2015 development agenda. more like this
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Lord Avebury more like this
unstar this property uin HL2444 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK government supports the inclusion of integrated approaches to healthcare in a post 2015 agenda, as shown through the emphasis on Universal Health Coverage in the Report of the High-Level Panel, chaired by the Prime Minister, and its inclusion as a target in the proposal of the Open Working Group for Sustainable Development Goals.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T15:14:40.2904713Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T15:14:40.2904713Z
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2539
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover remove filter
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1665
star this property label Biography information for Lord Avebury more like this
100989
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services 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 whether they plan to promote innovative medical technologies and product development partnerships as part of the post-2015 development agenda. more like this
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Lord Avebury more like this
unstar this property uin HL2445 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government recognises the important role of new health technologies and product development partnerships (PDPs) in achieving the Millennium Development Goals and in the post-2015 agenda. The UK is the second largest government supporter of this research and will continue to promote it along with international partners.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL2447 more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T11:51:30.398856Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T11:51:30.398856Z
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2539
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover remove filter
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1665
star this property label Biography information for Lord Avebury more like this
100990
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services 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 discussions they have held with international counterparts on including product development partnerships in the post-2015 development agenda. more like this
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Lord Avebury more like this
unstar this property uin HL2446 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>Officials from my Department regularly discuss the importance of product development partnerships (PDPs) and the continued important role for technology development in the post-2015 development agenda. The UK currently chairs the international Product Development Funders’ Group, including both bilateral and multilateral agencies as well as private foundations. Officials also participate in the annual Product Development Forum arranged by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T11:52:58.5940229Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T11:52:58.5940229Z
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2539
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover remove filter
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1665
star this property label Biography information for Lord Avebury more like this
100991
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services 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 is their policy on the potential role of product development partnerships in the post-2015 development agenda. more like this
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Lord Avebury more like this
unstar this property uin HL2447 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government recognises the important role of new health technologies and product development partnerships (PDPs) in achieving the Millennium Development Goals and in the post-2015 agenda. The UK is the second largest government supporter of this research and will continue to promote it along with international partners.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL2445 more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T11:51:31.620713Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T11:51:31.620713Z
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2539
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover remove filter
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1665
star this property label Biography information for Lord Avebury more like this
100992
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Health Services 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 the outcomes arising from the Department for International Developments-sponsored product development partnerships. more like this
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Lord Avebury more like this
unstar this property uin HL2448 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>Public private product development partnerships (PDPs) have been shown to expedite the development of new drugs, vaccines and diagnostic tests, achieving results faster than either the public or private sectors alone.</p><p> </p><p>Prior to the creation of PDPs, only 20 drugs were developed for neglected diseases between 1975 and 2000. Since 2000, UK Government funded PDPs have developed 19 new products including drugs for malaria, TB, neglected tropical diseases (such as sleeping sickness and visceral leishmaniasis), one vaccine for diarrhoea (rotavirus) and six new diagnostic tests (5 for TB and the first ever rapid diagnostic test for sleeping sickness).</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T11:53:51.2950068Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T11:53:51.2950068Z
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2539
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover remove filter
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1665
star this property label Biography information for Lord Avebury more like this
100993
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Developing Countries: Sanitation 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 financial commitment they have made in the development aid budget to improving sanitation in the last four years; and what percentage of the development aid budget it represents. more like this
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Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
unstar this property uin HL2449 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>Please see the table below for the UK’s financial commitments to the development aid budget to improve water supply and sanitation for the last four years (statistics are only given for broad sector rather than by individual intervention):</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Spend in £</p></td><td><p>Spend as %</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-2013</p></td><td><p>£444m</p></td><td><p>1.9%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Full details of the UK’s financial commitments to the development aid budget are published annually in ‘Statistics on International Development’ (SID). The most recent version, for 2014 is available online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/statistics-on-international-development-2014" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/statistics-on-international-development-2014</a> .</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T15:15:27.1004577Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T15:15:27.1004577Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead more like this
101274
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
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Department for International Development more like this
star this property answering dept id 20 more like this
star this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Palestinians 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 discussions they have held with other European governments concerning the apportioning of contracts to rebuild Gazan housing and infrastructure. more like this
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Baroness Tonge more like this
unstar this property uin HL2479 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 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>No such discussions have taken place.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-11-10T16:45:56.5514887Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T16:45:56.5514887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Tonge more like this