The United Nations Association (UNA-UK) has written to all major UK political parties, asking them for a statement on the United Nations. By shedding light on the approaches taken by different parties we hope to contribute to an informed national conversation on foreign policy, and help raise awareness of the ways in which the international system delivers benefits to British citizens.
The Labour Party’s approach to the United Nations
The next few years provide the greatest opportunities in a generation for Britain to take a leading part in advancing a progressive international agenda in key areas of international concern from climate change, environmental degradation, womens’ rights, poverty reduction, natural disasters, disease and tackling some of the worst human rights abuses.
For Britain to prosper both at home and abroad, we need to seize the opportunity to shape the…
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