All 18 results for darfur speaker:Baroness Featherstone

Intergenerational Fairness in Government Policy - Motion to Take Note (26 Oct 2017)

Baroness Featherstone: ...of the world where the poorest and most vulnerable live. When I was a Minister in DfID, I experienced the effects that climate change are already having. I felt the desertification under my feet in Darfur and I saw for myself what too much water in Asia and too little water in Africa can do. It is no use thinking that we will be okay because we are not in the front line of climate change;...

Written Answers — International Development: Sudan (11 Nov 2013)

Lynne Featherstone: The increasingly complex security situation on Darfur has seen humanitarian needs continue to grow. The United Nations estimate over 400,000 Darfuris have been displaced this year—more than the last two years combined. We continue to provide life-saving support to those in need.

Written Answers — International Development: Sudan (3 Jun 2013)

Lynne Featherstone: I continue to be concerned about the security situation in Darfur, which is deteriorating. The UK continues to press the Government of Sudan, rebel movements and tribal leaders to work for peace as well as lobbying for access through our bilateral relations and in the UN Security Council. The lack of access in Darfur is seriously impacting the ability of agencies to deliver aid. As...

Written Answers — International Development: Sudan (3 Jun 2013)

Lynne Featherstone: Senior UK officials attended the Darfur Donor Conference in Doha on 7 to 8 April. The conference was a welcome opportunity to refocus international attention on the continuing insecurity and under-development in Darfur. We were pleased to see the overwhelming support among international partners for building real peace in Darfur. At the Conference the UK welcomed the re-commitment the...

Written Answers — International Development: Sudan and South Sudan (11 Feb 2013)

Lynne Featherstone: ...are particularly concerned for civilians caught up in fighting in the border states of Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile. We are also deeply worried about the recent escalation of conflict in North Darfur which is affecting 100,000 people. South Sudan remains in the grip of a long-term, complex humanitarian crisis. This has resulted from large numbers of internally displaced people from...

Written Answers — International Development: Sudan and South Sudan (6 Dec 2012)

Lynne Featherstone: ...of disagreement in line with the African Union Peace and Security Council's communiqué of 24 October. We are also pressing the Government of Sudan to find peaceful solutions for the conflict in Darfur, and for the conflicts in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile, where we are also delivering the same messages to the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North. During my recent visit to South...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations (31 Jan 2008)

Lynne Featherstone: ...the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress is being made towards the designation of an agency to replace UNMIS as leading the co-ordination of civilian protection in Darfur; and if he will make a statement.

Bill Presented: Darfur (5 Jun 2007)

Lynne Featherstone: As we have heard from many hon. Members, the situation in Darfur continues to worsen, and is spilling over into Chad and the Central African Republic. I use the word "genocide" because I do not know what else to call murder and killing on a scale such as that in Darfur. The Sudanese regime is one of the most brutal and destabilising in the world today. I understand that 400,000 black Darfuris...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan (2 May 2007)

Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment the Government have made of the need for a no-fly zone over Darfur; and if she will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan (2 May 2007)

Lynne Featherstone: ...plan to take at United Nations level following recent reports by the United Nations Panel of Experts that the Government of the Sudan are operating aircraft with United Nations markings in Darfur.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan: Peace Keeping Operations (1 May 2007)

Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment she has made of the capacity of the French air force in Chad to monitor a no-fly zone over Darfur.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan (30 Apr 2007)

Lynne Featherstone: ...with her counterparts at the EU Council of Ministers on pressing the Government of Sudan (a) to accept and implement the full deployment of a strengthened international force with UN elements in Darfur and along the border with Chad, (b) to monitor the EU arms embargo to Sudan, (c) to help implement the Tripoli Agreement of February 2006 and (d) to extend the Sudan sanctions regime...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sudan: International Assistance (30 Apr 2007)

Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment the Government have made of the impact on humanitarian operations of a no-fly zone over Darfur.

Written Answers — Defence: Sudan: Peace Keeping Operations (30 Apr 2007)

Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans the Government has to contribute (a) personnel, (b) hardware and (c) finances to the hybrid force proposed for Darfur.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan (16 Jan 2007)

Lynne Featherstone: What recent assessment she has made of developments in the situation in Darfur; and if she will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan (16 Jan 2007)

Lynne Featherstone: ...of State for her reply, but has a time line been developed for the United Nations and the African Union to be on the ground? At what point will that protection start to be provided for people in Darfur?

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Darfur (29 Jun 2005)

Lynne Featherstone: If he will make a statement on the humanitarian situation in Darfur.

Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Darfur (29 Jun 2005)

Lynne Featherstone: Do the Government recognise that there is now a need for peace enforcement action by the UN Security Council to provide for a substantive increase in the African Union presence in Darfur, and a stronger mandate? Without that, the situation there is so unstable and insecure that hundreds of thousands of refugees and internally displaced people will not feel safe and are unlikely to return.


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