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  1. UN Human Rights Council 44: statement on behalf of the Core Group on Sri Lanka

    UK's International Ambassador for Human Rights, Rita French, delivered the statement on behalf of Canada, Germany, North Macedonia, Montenegro and the UK, the Core Group on Sri Lanka.

  2. UN Human Rights Council 43: Statement under Item 2 – General Debate

    International Ambassador for Human Rights, Rita French delivers UK statement under Item 2 - General Debate

  3. UN Human Rights Council 43: Item 2 Joint Statement by the Core Group on Sri Lanka

    International Ambassador for Human Rights, Rita French delivers joint statement by the Core Group on Sri Lanka

  4. Foreign Office statement on use of the death penalty in Sri Lanka

    UK statement expressing concern at the possible abandonment of the moratorium on the death penalty in Sri Lanka.

  5. Foreign Office launches 2018 Human Rights and Democracy Report

    Thirty countries’ human rights developments are analysed in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s annual report.

  6. Statement on 10th annivesary of the end of conflict in Sri Lanka

    Mark Field, Minister for Asia and the Pacific, has commented on the tenth anniversary of the end of long conflict in Sri Lanka

  7. Travel advice to Sri Lanka updated

    The Foreign Office is advising against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka.

  8. Sri Lanka terror attacks: Foreign Secretary's House of Commons statement

    Following the terror attacks in Sri Lanka, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has made a statement in Parliament.

  9. Sri Lankan attacks: Foreign Secretary statement

    The UK stands in solidarity with persecuted Christians around the world and with the government and people of Sri Lanka, says Jeremy Hunt.

  10. Change of British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka - August 2019

    Mrs Sarah Hulton OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

  11. Women peacebuilders tell their stories to mark International Women’s Day 2019

    Hamsatu Allamin and Visaka Dharmadasa explain how they are working to bring peace and reconciliation in their local communities.

  12. UK welcomes resolution of the political situation in Sri Lanka

    Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field welcomes resolution of the political situation in Sri Lanka.

  13. FCO Minister for Asia statement on Sri Lanka

    FCO Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field concerned by ongoing political developments in Sri Lanka.

  14. Minister for Asia in Sri Lanka to discuss reconciliation and people-to-people links

    Mark Field, Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, will hold meetings with government and opposition figures, as well as members of civil society.

  15. Mark Field: Why does reconciliation in Sri Lanka matter to the UK?

    This article, by Minister of State for Asia and The Pacific Mark Field, was published in the Sri Lanka Daily Mirror on 4 October.

  16. Lord Ahmad addresses the 39th Session of the UN Human Rights Council

    Foreign Office Minister Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon spoke at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

  17. Family resettlement and peacebuilding in Sri Lanka boosted by £1 million

    UK funding will help nearly 600 families in the Jaffna, Killinochchi, Mullaithivu and Batticaloa districts of Sri Lanka.

  18. The UK and All of Asia, a modern partnership: Mark Field's speech

    Foreign & Commonwealth Office Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field spoke at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Jakarta.

  19. Lord Ahmad's Human Rights speech

    Event to launch the 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report laid in parliament on 16 July.

  20. Lord Ahmad publishes annual Human Rights Report 2017

    Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, publishes the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2017 annual Human Rights and Democracy Report.