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How does Britain Help?

Britain leads thousands of aid and diplomatic projects around the world.
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Local Security

Britain works in conflict and crisis zones to train local security forces and equip civilians with protective measures and emergency relief activities that can help them in the case of fighting or a natural disaster.

Somaliland: UK government signs development agreements worth £31 million

Programmes will be delivered in partnership with the Somaliland government to promote long-term s...

UK works with Somali forces to respond to sexual violence in conflict

30 personnel from the Somali security forces completed a train the trainer course on mitigating c...

Human rights Syria: UK presents draft resolution

Draft resolution focuses on ensuring child protection and sexual and gender-based violence

We need answers for the people of Idlib

Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Coun...


Helping Lebanon secure its borders

Repelling attacks by Daesh, training troops and building watchtowers along Lebanon's frontier wit...

Progress towards political, economic and security reforms in Somalia

Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce at the Security Council briefing on Somalia.