Sudan: Darfur Province

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:01 pm on 9th February 2004.

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Photo of Lord Judd Lord Judd Labour 3:01 pm, 9th February 2004

My Lords, while recognising that the Government are working immensely hard, together with their European partners, in trying to find a way forward in this appalling situation, does my noble friend agree that it is terribly important to sponsor a sense of responsibility for an African issue within the African continent? Does she therefore agree that the wider forum of the United Nations has an important role to play in promoting a solution backed and supported by those nearer the crisis than we in Europe?