Key Policy

Promote International Human Rights



Corresponding Charter Article

C8. Internationalism

We will ensure that human rights are protected on a global basis. This will be sought through the United Nations and the UK will view war as a last resort and only in cases of imminent danger.


INT001 Introduce a War Powers Act

INT002 implement every single recommendation of the Chilcot Inquiry
INT003 Conduct an audit of the impact of Britain's colonial legacy to understand our contribution to the dynamics of violence and insecurity across regions previously under British colonial rule
INT004 Invest in our diplomatic capacity to secure Britain’s role as a country that promotes peace, delivers ambitious global climate agreements and works through international organisations to secure political settlements to critical
INT005 Establish a judge-led inquiry into our country’s alleged complicity in rendition and torture, and the operation of secret courts.
INT006 Issue a formal apology for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, and hold a public review into Britain’s role in the Amritsar massacre.
INT007 Allow the people of the Chagos Islands and their descendants the right to return to the lands
INT008 Uphold the human rights of the people of West Papua and recognise the rights of the people of Western Sahara
INT011 Reform the international rules-based order to secure justice and accountability for breaches of human rights and international law, such as the bombing of hospitals in Syria, the illegal blockade of the Gaza Strip, the use of rape as a weapon of war again
INT012 We will work through the UN and the Commonwealth to insist on the protection of human rights for Sri Lanka's minority Tamil and Muslim populations
INT013 Appoint human-rights advisers to work across the Foreign Office and government to prioritise a co-ordinated approach to human rights
INT014 Advocate for human rights at every bilateral diplomatic meeting.
INT015 Rebuild our climate expertise within the Foreign Office, putting climate diplomacy at the heart of our foreign policy
INT016 Use our influence at the UN, EU, G7, G20, World Bank, the Commonwealth and other global institutions to promote policies to tackle the climate emergency
INT017 Use our diplomatic expertise to negotiate and deliver more ambitious global targets to deal with the climate emergency
INT021 Build support for UN reform, including assessing and developing democratisation initiatives, and improving the engagement of the General Assembly in decision-making to ensure its institutions are more effective at achieving peace
INT022 Prioritise our responsibility to prevent conflict by investing in local capacities for peacebuilding in areas of conflict advocating for political, multilateral strategies for peace
INT023 Act immediately to urge negotiations towards a political resolution to conflict wherever it arises, including in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa
INT024 undertake a Strategic Defence and Security Review to assess the security challenges facing Britain, including new forms of hybrid, cyber and remote warfare. This review will also take account of the climate emergency, and associated threats of resource co
INT025 lncrease funding for UN peacekeeping operations to £100 million