Tigray- Government confirms that a Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability (JACS) in Ethiopia was completed earlier this year but doesn’t answer the question on whether it has examined and assessed the risk of identity-based violence, and mass atrocities.

Sep 23, 2022 | Uncategorized

Tigray- Government confirms that a Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability (JACS) in Ethiopia was completed earlier this year but doesn’t answer the question on whether it has examined and assessed the risk of identity-based violence, and mass atrocities.

Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question (HL2294):

Question by Lord Alton of Liverpool :
To ask His Majesty’s Government what was the result of the Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability (JACS) assessment for Ethiopia; and within that assessment, what was the risk of (1) identity-based violence, and (2) mass atrocities. (HL2294)

Tabled on: 08 September 2022

Answer:
Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park:

A Joint Analysis of Conflict and Stability (JACS) was completed earlier this year. The JACS was commissioned to develop a cross-HMG understanding of the drivers, dynamics, triggers and resilience for conflict, insecurity and instability in Ethiopia and the implications for UK interests and priorities. It is being used to guide HMG’s approach to supporting peace and stability in Ethiopia and prevent human rights abuses and violations as a result of conflict.

Date and time of answer: 23 Sep 2022 at 11:52.

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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