Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy: Submission by CARE International UK

The UK government’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy is intended to help define the government’s vision for the UK’s role in the world over the next decade. CARE International UK made this submission which calls on the UK to drive poverty reduction and sustainable development with high quality, impactful aid; and put gender equality and women’s human rights at the heart of foreign policy and international aid.

The submission also calls on the UK to:

  • Prioritise conflict prevention and the women, peace and security agenda
  • Raise ambition on climate change in the UK and globally, align all COVID-19 economic stimulus with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
  • Commit to anti-racism and engage proactively in the debate about what it means to ‘decolonise’ international aid and the role of the UK government and UK aid in doing that
  • Support women’s leadership and meaningful participation in politics and society.
  • Countries: United Kingdom, Global
  • Published: September 2020

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