Turkey's invasion of north-east Syria is a disaster for global standards on human rights - the UK must move on from the years of inconsistent and indecisive foreign policy and take a stand, writes Lord McConnell.
The UK government must use our voice and our global clout to say clearly that declarations and summits are not enough, says Lord McConnell.
Lord McConnell argues that Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) should run through all of the UK's development programmes.
Lord McConnell argues that a critical step in achieving the SDG's is to fully integrate them into the agenda of the responsible government department.
The UK must support the access to education for young people in Mosul to help increase the chances of a long-term peace says Lord McConnell.