15 Sep 2014
Joint NGO Letter to H.E. Mr. Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom, on the Voluntary Restraint of the Use of the Veto by the UN Security Council's Permanent Members
On 15 September the Global Centre and six other organizations sent the following letter to Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond urging him to publicly declare that the United Kingdom supports voluntary restraint on the use of the veto in mass atrocity situations. The letter also respectfully requests Foreign Secretary Hammond attend the 25 September Ministerial-level meeting on the veto, which is being co-hosted by the French and Mexican Foreign Ministers during the opening of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly.