supporting its development and using it as a tool to advance our
a) Altering funding arrangements for the British Council so that
it is able to spend money on projects in countries and regions
of strategic importance.
b) Restoring BBC Monitoring funding to a ring-fenced grant-inaid from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
c) Uniting the three existing UK global scholarships under the
Chevening brand, aim to double the number of beneficiaries
to 5000 a year, and explore funding similar numbers of UK
students to study abroad.
d) Requiring DCMS to prepare a biennial report to parliament on
the international impact of the UK's creative industries, sport,
art, culture, and heritage.
6. Protect the rights of citizens around the world by protecting and
promoting the rules-based international order by:
a) Working with allies and partners to strengthen and adapt
existing multilateral institutions so that they remain effective
and reflect changing power dynamics.
b) Continuing to involve ourselves in newly-established
multinational, regional, and international organisations.
c) Requiring NGOs and organisations including the Armed
Forces and defence contractors to report all instances of
documented abuse overseas to government - reviewing,
reducing, or refusing funding to organisations found in breach
of these rules.
d) Establishing an easy and appropriate reporting mechanism
for abuse that makes clear reporters and whistleblowers will
not be discriminated against for reporting abuse.
e) Prioritising efforts to eradicate the use of sexual violence in
conflict and by military personnel including UN peacekeepers.
Mover and summation of motion: 16 minutes combined; movers and
summation of any amendments: 4 minutes; all other speakers: 3 minutes. For
eligibility and procedure for speaking in this debate, see page 4.
The deadline for amendments to this motion is 13.00, Monday 3 September; see
Sunday 16 September
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