International Relations APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To foster exemplary practice in international relations between parliamentary agencies, bodies and communities which promote benefits for humanity in a globally connected world.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to International Relations

1. International Relations Committee Report: UK Foreign Policy in a Shifting World Order
09/05/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Briefing Heather Evennett | 9 May 2019 International Relations Committee Report: UK Foreign Policy in

2. FOI release: US policy towards the Baltic states in 1995
27/02/2018 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: (FOIA): - section 27 (1) (a) (c) (d) (International relations) - section 40 (2) and (3) (Personal

3. Appeal to Stop the closure of DFID by MP Boris Johnson
17/06/2020 - Petitions

Found: developing countries but has also maintained great international partnerships through services offered by DFID

4. Dr Tim Summers - written evidence
17/04/2018 - Inquiry: China and the international rules-based system - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Summers (CIR0007) Key pointsThe international system (or ‘international order’) is dynamic and changing

5. International Relations Committee Report: Yemen: Giving Peace a Chance
26/03/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Thomas Brown | 26 March 2019 International Relations Committee Report: Yemen: Giving Peace a Chance

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to International Relations

1. UK Foreign Policy in a Shifting World Order (International Relations Committee Report)
21/05/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: House takes note of the Report from the International Relations Committee UK foreign policy in a shifting - Speech Link
2: largest powers, America and China, and our altered relations with them in the digital age. In the US, we have - Speech Link

2. Yemen: UK Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia
20/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: following the publication of the report by the International Relations Committee Yemen: giving peace a chance - Speech Link
2: My Lords, we welcome the House of Lords International Relations Committee’s report on Yemen, and thank - Speech Link
3: side of international law in licensing arms sales to Saudi Arabia—but the International Relations Committee - Speech Link

3. The UK’s Relationship with the Pacific Alliance (International Relations Committee Report)
01/02/2021 - Grand Committee

1: Committee takes note of the Report from the International Relations Committee The UK’s relationship with the - Speech Link
2: by thanking all the then members of the International Relations Committee when this report was first published; - Speech Link
3: economy, trade, sustaining the rules-based international order, upholding human rights and addressing - Speech Link

4. UK Relations with Taiwan
24/10/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered UK relations with Taiwan.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: agree that we must bear in mind in all our future relations with China the importance that our principal ally - Speech Link
3: hon. Friend agree that it is a great shame that relations between Taiwan and China have deteriorated since - Speech Link

5. Occupied Palestinian Territories
24/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: [Relevant Documents: Oral evidence taken before the International Development Committee of Session 2017-19 on - Speech Link
2: the rules-based order for decades, and the international community can no longer just look the other - Speech Link
3: longer be allowed to define regional dynamics and relations. Does the hon. Gentleman agree that this new outside-in - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to International Relations
1. Syria: International Relations
asked by: Alison McGovern
07/09/2017
... whether his Department has been invited to attend the meeting of a new contact group on Syria at the UN in New York in September 2017.

2. International Relations: Private Sector
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
01/11/2017
... how much his Department has provided to private organisations that work to improve the UK's international relations in each of the last five years.

3. North Korea: International Relations
asked by: Caroline Lucas
13/09/2017
... whether the Government is taking steps to promote (a) bilateral dialogue between North Korea and the US and (b) six party dialogue with North Korea; and if he will make a statement.

4. North Korea: International Relations
asked by: Nicholas Soames
11/09/2017
... what assessment he has made of the potential merits of taking up promoting the Six Party Talks with North Korea which were broken off in 2009.

5. Community Relations
asked by: Naz Shah
29/06/2020
... whether his Department plans to allocate similar levels of funding as previously allocated through the Integrated Communities Innovation Fund to new projects related to community integration.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Khalid Mahmood Portrait
Khalid Mahmood
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Birmingham, Perry Barr
Joined: 30th July 2015
Mohammad Yasin Portrait
Mohammad Yasin
Vice Chair
Labour - Bedford
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Khalid Mahmood MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8141.

Email: mahmoodk@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Elaina Cohen, Office of Khalid Mahmood MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 07815 833 245

Email: cohene@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the International Relations APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the International Relations APPG

Former APPG Officers
Baroness Falkner of Margravine Portrait
Baroness Falkner of Margravine
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 26th April 2018
Departed: 19th June 2019
Mark Pritchard Portrait
Mark Pritchard
Officer
Conservative - The Wrekin
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
Lord Ahmed Portrait
Lord Ahmed
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Retired on 14 November 2020
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships