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How does Britain Help?

Britain leads thousands of aid and diplomatic projects around the world.
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Tackling Conflict

Britain works with local governments, NGOs, charities and our own forces to tackle the causes of the instability, insecurity and conflict around the world, which is fundamental to reducing poverty and improving people's lives.

UK Government statement on death of Daesh’s leader

UK Government reaction to the announcement of the death of Daesh's leader Abu Bakr al -Baghdadi.

UK announces new aid package of £41 million for Lebanon

Minister of State for the Middle East Dr Andrew Murrison reiterates the UK's long-term commitment...

UK Support for Syria Crisis

The UK attended a meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to discuss the deteriorat...

Returning refugees home and securing lasting peace in Iraq

Statement by Stephen Hickey, UK Political Coordinator at the UN, at the Security Council briefing...

Recent violence and prospects for a truce in Libya

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

Wadi al Hummus: France, Germany, Spain and UK joint statement

Statement on Israeli demolition of Palestinian buildings in Wadi al Hummus.

UK statement on civilian casualties in Idlib, Syria

UK Special Envoy to Syria condemns the recent airstrikes which killed over 50 civilians and calls...

Idlib attacks: Middle East minister condemns airstrikes on hospitals and schools

Minister of State for the Middle East, Andrew Murrison calls on Syrian regime and Russia to cease...

At this holy time of year, we urge the new mandates to pursue a lasting legacy of peace.

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

Statement from the Ambassadors of the G 19+ on Yemen

A collective statement by G 19+ Ambassadors on the situation in Yemen.

Yemen:The need for peace has never been greater

Four years on from the coalition intervention in Yemen the grave humanitarian crisis continues, s...

Somalia

Stopping the use of child soldiers in Somalia

How the UK government is working with Somalia to ensure the practice of recruiting children to fi...

Yemen: Foreign Secretary to host meeting with Saudi, Emirati and US counterparts

Foreign Secretary is to hold a meeting in London today to discuss steps with international partne...

A peaceful, inclusive and prosperous future for Afghanistan

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

Working to end the eight years of suffering of the Syrian people

Statement by Stephen Hickey, UK Political Coordinator at the UN, at the Security Council briefing...

Security situation in north east Syria remains volatile

Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Secu...

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