Human Rights and Democracy Reports

Reports on the activities of the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) to promote human rights abroad.

The attached reports contain detailed information on the FCDO’s activities to promote human rights abroad.

Each report incorporates comments and recommendations that have been received over the course of the previous year from the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee and from a number of human rights non-governmental organisations.

The reports are designed to be accessible to non-specialists with a general interest in foreign policy.


Published 2 March 2015
Last updated 16 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. 2019 report added

  2. 2018 Human Rights and Democracy report added

  3. Addition of new 2018 autumn update - a ministerial statement

  4. 2017 Human Rights and Democracy report published.

  5. 2016 report added

  6. Collection page updated to include Human Rights and Democracy Report 2015

  7. First published.