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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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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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Hurricane Irma: Foreign Secretary interview with media, 11 September 2017

Hurricane Irma: Foreign Secretary interview with media, 11 September 2017

After chairing a COBR meeting, the Foreign Secretary spoke to media on the UK government's response to those affected by Hurricane Irma.

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Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 11 September 2017

Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 11 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 interview on BBC Today programme, 11 September 2017

Hurricane Irma: Foreign Secretary interview on BBC Today programme, 11 September 2017

Speaking to the BBC Today programme the Foreign Secretary updated on the UK government response to those affected by Hurricane Irma.

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UK government congratulates Angolan President Elect

UK government congratulates Angolan President Elect

The Minister for Africa gave a statement on how the UK government is looking forward to working with the new Angolan government.

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Foreign Secretary supporting European security

Foreign Secretary supporting European security

The Foreign Secretary has arrived in Estonia for high-level talks with EU foreign ministers

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Hurricanes Irma and Maria: government response and advice

Hurricanes Irma and Maria: government response and advice

Summarises the UK government response and the advice for British nationals affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.

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British Minister reaffirms UK's commitment to peace process

British Minister reaffirms UK's commitment to peace process

Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt visits Israel and the OPTs for discussions on peace process and to celebrate strong business and tech relations with Israel.

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Foreign Secretary condemns murder of White Helmets volunteers

Foreign Secretary condemns murder of White Helmets volunteers

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson condemns the murder of seven members of the Syrian Civil Defence, otherwise known as the White Helmets, in Sarmin, Idlib.

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Alistair Burt Foreign Office Minister in Tunisia

Alistair Burt Foreign Office Minister in Tunisia

Alistair Burt, Foreign Office Minister responsible for relations with Middle East and North Africa held talks in Tunisia with senior politicians on foreign policy, trade and international security issues 2-3 August 2017.

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, FCO Minister of State, summons North Korean ambassador

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, FCO Minister of State, summons North Korean ambassador

Following North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile launch on 28 July, Lord Ahmad summoned DPRK ambassador to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

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Foreign Office minister visits Algeria, Tunisia and Iran

Foreign Office minister visits Algeria, Tunisia and Iran

Alistair Burt will hold talks with senior politicians on foreign policy, trade and international security issues and attend inauguration of Iranian President.

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Foreign Secretary condemns missile test by North Korea

Foreign Secretary condemns missile test by North Korea

Boris Johnson condemns DPRK's intercontinental ballistic missile test and urges compliance with UN Security Council resolutions.

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Statement by France, Germany, the United Kingdom and United States: Iran’s space launch vehicle inconsistent with UNSCR 2231

Statement by France, Germany, the United Kingdom and United States: Iran’s space launch vehicle inconsistent with UNSCR 2231

Iran’s space launch vehicle inconsistent with UNSCR 2231

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Minister Burt statement on tensions at Haram Al Sharif / Temple Mount

Minister Burt statement on tensions at Haram Al Sharif / Temple Mount

Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt calls for continuing dialogue to reduce tensions

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Tunisia travel advice update

Tunisia travel advice update

Foreign & Commonwealth Office changes travel advice for Tunisia.

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon visits Ghana

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon visits Ghana

The visit reaffirmed strong Commonwealth links in free trade and democratic values.

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Minister for Human Rights statement on Russian Supreme Court ruling

Minister for Human Rights statement on Russian Supreme Court ruling

FCO Minister Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon calls on the Russian government to uphold its international commitments to religious freedom.

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Foreign Secretary statement on second anniversary of Iran nuclear deal

Foreign Secretary statement on second anniversary of Iran nuclear deal

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson praises historic diplomatic achievement.

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UK statement on treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons

UK statement on treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons

UK statement following the conclusion of negotiations at the United Nations on a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons.

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Foreign Secretary visits the Gulf to discuss regional tensions

Foreign Secretary visits the Gulf to discuss regional tensions

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson attends meetings with Gulf leaders

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Minister for Europe statement on Cyprus talks

Minister for Europe statement on Cyprus talks

Alan Duncan expresses disappointment at the failure to reach agreement.

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Looking ahead to the Ukraine Reform Conference

Looking ahead to the Ukraine Reform Conference

British Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough looks ahead to the Ukraine Reform Conference in London on 6 July 2017.

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Sir Alan Duncan opens seventh annual Chile Day in London

Sir Alan Duncan opens seventh annual Chile Day in London

Chile Day's objective include strengthening ties between the City of London and representatives from Chilean capital markets

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