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Bahrain: Technical Assistance

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 198927, tabled on 4 December 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the Government response to the Thirteenth Report of Session 2017-19 of the Foreign Affairs Committee on Human rights and the rule of law, if the Government will publish its assessment of the technical assistance it has given to Bahrain.

Answered on

12 December 2018

The UK has been providing a range of technical and practical assistance to the Government of Bahrain since 2012, in support of its reform programme. Technical assistance supports the building of effective and accountable institutions, strengthening of the rule of law, and police and justice reform. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office provides updates on its programme work in its annual Human Rights Reports.‚Äč