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Minister Field statement on terrorist attack in Kabul

Minister Field statement on terrorist attack in Kabul

Mark Field, FCO Minister for Asia and the Pacific, condemns the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Troika statement on conflict in South Sudan

Troika statement on conflict in South Sudan

UK, US and Norway condemn violations of the Cessation of Hostilities agreement in South Sudan.

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Harriett Baldwin MP appointed Minister for Africa

Harriett Baldwin MP appointed Minister for Africa

Harriett Baldwin MP has been appointed as Minister for Africa for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department for International Development.

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The Third United Kingdom Thailand Strategic Dialogue

The Third United Kingdom Thailand Strategic Dialogue

The Third Session of the UK-Thailand Strategic Dialogue was held in Bangkok on 3 January 2018

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FCO Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field visits Vietnam

FCO Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field visits Vietnam

The Foreign Office Minister for Asia and the Pacific arrives in Hanoi on Thursday 4 January.

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Minister for Asia and Pacific Mark Field returns to Thailand for Strategic Dialogue

Minister for Asia and Pacific Mark Field returns to Thailand for Strategic Dialogue

The Rt Hon. Mark Field MP, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Minister for Asia and Pacific, returned to Bangkok on 2nd January, following a previous visit in November 2017.

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UK government congratulates Liberian President Elect

UK government congratulates Liberian President Elect

The Minister for Africa gave a statement on the Presidential run-off election in the Republic of Liberia.

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International child abduction: free sources of advice and support

International child abduction: free sources of advice and support

As schools break up for the Christmas holidays, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) is reminding people of the support available to those affected by international child abduction.

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Foreign Secretary arrives in Moscow

Foreign Secretary arrives in Moscow

The Foreign Secretary has arrived in Moscow for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

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The Troika statement on South Sudan

The Troika statement on South Sudan

The Troika Welcomes the Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities, Protection of Civilians and Humanitarian Access Concerning the Conflict in South Sudan.

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Minister Alan Duncan announces an additional £7m in funding for the Colombian peace process

Minister Alan Duncan announces an additional £7m in funding for the Colombian peace process

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for the Americas Sir Alan Duncan has announced an increase in financial support for Colombia's peace process

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DFID statement on the death of Becky Dykes

DFID statement on the death of Becky Dykes

DFID statement on the death of Becky Dykes

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UK Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial Meeting 2017   Joint Statement

UK Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial Meeting 2017 Joint Statement

The UK-Japan Joint Statement from the Third UK-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial Meeting, 14 December 2017

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Foreign Secretary's Chanukkah message

Foreign Secretary's Chanukkah message

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson sends his warmest wishes for the Festival of Lights

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Chancellor visit to Saudi Arabia: 10 December 2017

Chancellor visit to Saudi Arabia: 10 December 2017

The Chancellor is expected to discuss a range of issues, including the economic reform plan Vision 2030.

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Chinese Vice Premier attends UK/China People to People Dialogue

Chinese Vice Premier attends UK/China People to People Dialogue

Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong meets Prime Minister Theresa May and HRH The Princess Royal during the UK-China People to People Dialogue.

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Education Secretary expands UK China internship programme

Education Secretary expands UK China internship programme

At least 300 young people will have the chance to live and work in China following the expansion of a government-funded internship scheme.

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Education Secretary expands UK China internship programme

Education Secretary expands UK China internship programme

At least 300 young people will have the chance to live and work in China following the expansion of a government-funded internship scheme.

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Pupils from across the country celebrate Mandarin success

Pupils from across the country celebrate Mandarin success

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb has praised the first cohort of pupils on the Mandarin Excellence Programme for their excellent first year results.

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PM statement on US decision to move embassy to Jerusalem: 6 December 2017

PM statement on US decision to move embassy to Jerusalem: 6 December 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has released the following statement on the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem.

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Foreign Secretary attends NATO Foreign Ministers summit

Foreign Secretary attends NATO Foreign Ministers summit

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson discusses a range of issues with his NATO counterparts, including cooperation with Georgia, and the organisation's contribution to the fight against terrorism.

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UK welcomes UN Human Rights Council Special Session on Burma

UK welcomes UN Human Rights Council Special Session on Burma

UK reassures Bangladesh of its support on the Rohingya.

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UK China relations flourish at the 2017 People to People Dialogue

UK China relations flourish at the 2017 People to People Dialogue

The fifth annual UK-China High-Level People-to-People (P2P) Dialogue will be held in the UK from 4-7 December 2017.

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Rory Stewart returns from Zimbabwe

Rory Stewart returns from Zimbabwe

Minister for Africa visited Harare shortly after the resignation of President Mugabe to meet the new President, members of the opposition and civil society

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Russia vetoes resolution to extend Joint Investigative Mechanism

Russia vetoes resolution to extend Joint Investigative Mechanism

The Joint Investigative Mechanism fails to be renewed

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Remembrance Sunday 2017

Remembrance Sunday 2017

Remembrance Sunday is typically observed on the Sunday closest to 11 November (Remembrance Day) which marks the end of World War I on 11 November 1918.

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Zimbabwe and the political situation in Harare: November 2017

Zimbabwe and the political situation in Harare: November 2017

Information for British nationals in Zimbabwe on where to find guidance following recent developments in Harare.

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Sexual violence abuses against the Rohingya in Burma

Sexual violence abuses against the Rohingya in Burma

FCO staff and the UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict visit Bangladesh to support survivors of sexual violence.

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Foreign Secretary article on the Balfour Declaration

Foreign Secretary article on the Balfour Declaration

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's article published in today's Daily Telegraph ahead of the centenary of the Balfour Declaration on 2 November.

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Minister for Africa's statement on Kenyan elections

Minister for Africa's statement on Kenyan elections

Rory Stewart appeals for calm ahead of Kenyan election result.

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United Nations Day 2017

United Nations Day 2017

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Minister for the UN Lord Ahmad celebrate UN Day

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Change of UK Special Envoy to Syria

Change of UK Special Envoy to Syria

Dr Martin Longden has been appointed as the UK’s Special Envoy to Syria.

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Minister for Europe statement on journalist's death in Malta

Minister for Europe statement on journalist's death in Malta

Sir Alan Duncan has commented on the death of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta and offers UK support in the investigation.

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Foreign Secretary statement on Somalia attack

Foreign Secretary statement on Somalia attack

The Foreign Secretary has condemned the attack in Mogadishu on Saturday 14 October and offered his condolences to the families of the victims.

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Foreign Secretary expresses concern over UK national denied entry to Hong Kong

Foreign Secretary expresses concern over UK national denied entry to Hong Kong

Benedict Rogers, a UK citizen, was denied entry by immigration authorities in Hong Kong on 11 October.

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New Commissioner to the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission: Dr Alice Prochaska

New Commissioner to the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission: Dr Alice Prochaska

Dr Alice Prochaska has been appointed to the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission.

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Joint Norway UK Statement on the lifting of US sanctions on Sudan

Joint Norway UK Statement on the lifting of US sanctions on Sudan

Joint statement from Norway and the UK welcoming the lifting of US economic sanctions on Sudan

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Foreign Secretary chairs Ministerial on UK support to British Overseas Territories

Foreign Secretary chairs Ministerial on UK support to British Overseas Territories

The Interministerial Group will look at the UK response to hurricane hit Islands.

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Five Chevening scholarships awarded to young Tunisian leaders

Five Chevening scholarships awarded to young Tunisian leaders

The British Embassy in Tunisia is delighted to announce the selection of five young Tunisians as this year’s Chevening scholars.

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Launch of the Principles for Global Action on tackling the stigma of sexual violence

Launch of the Principles for Global Action on tackling the stigma of sexual violence

Lord Ahmad and UN Under Secretary General and Special Representative on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Pramila Patten hosted UN General Assembly week event.

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COBR meeting, 18 September 2017: Sir Alan Duncan's statement on Hurricanes Irma and Maria

COBR meeting, 18 September 2017: Sir Alan Duncan's statement on Hurricanes Irma and Maria

The Minister for the Americas spoke following the COBR meeting on how the UK government is preparing in advance of Hurricane Maria.

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Hurricane Irma: Overseas Territories Minister visits the Turks and Caicos Islands

Hurricane Irma: Overseas Territories Minister visits the Turks and Caicos Islands

Lord Ahmad visited the Turks and Caicos Islands to see the reconstruction work starting after the devastation of Hurricane Irma.

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Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 15 September 2017

Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 15 September 2017

Facts and figures on the UK government's relief work in the Caribbean and the British Overseas Territories in response to Hurricane Irma.

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Hurricane Irma: Foreign Secretary's visit to the UK Overseas Territories in the Caribbean

Hurricane Irma: Foreign Secretary's visit to the UK Overseas Territories in the Caribbean

Boris Johnson visited Anguilla and the British Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma to see the UK’s huge relief effort at first hand.

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Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 13 September 2017

Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 13 September 2017

Facts and figures on the UK government's relief work in the Caribbean and the British Overseas Territories in response to Hurricane Irma.

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