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  • UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

    The UK is taking part in the next World Expo in Dubai from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021.

  • The UK's Industrial Strategy

    The aim of the Industrial Strategy is to boost productivity by backing businesses to create good jobs and increase the earning power of people throughout the UK with investment in skills, industries and infrastructure.

  • National Apprenticeship Week 2019

    National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2019) takes place 4 to 8 March 2019.

  • Budget 2018

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer will present his Budget to Parliament on Monday 29 October 2018.

  • Safeguarding Summit 2018

    Putting people first: tackling sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and sexual harassment in the aid sector.

  • UK Voluntary National Review of Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

    As part of Agenda 2030, the UK is reviewing its progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • United Nations General Assembly 2018

    In September, the 193 countries of the United Nations come together in New York for the annual General Assembly – the main decision-making gathering of the UN.

  • Zero emission vehicle summit

    The international Zero emission vehicle summit took place 11 to 12 September 2018.

  • Western Balkans Summit: London 2018

    On 10 July 2018 the UK hosted the Western Balkans Summit in London.

  • Global Disability Summit 2018

    On 24 July 2018, the UK government co-hosted its first ever Global Disability Summit with the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya .

  • Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018

    The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting took place in London and Windsor from 16 to 20 April 2018.

  • Spring Statement 2018

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond presented his Spring Statement to Parliament on Tuesday 13 March 2018.

  • Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference: London 2018

    The UK government is hosting an international conference about the illegal wildlife trade on 11 to 12 October 2018.

  • First World War Centenary

    2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War.

  • UK-China High-Level People to People Dialogue 2017

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

  • Autumn Budget 2017

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his Autumn Budget to Parliament on 22 November 2017.

  • National Apprenticeship Week 2018

    National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2018) - 5 to 9 March 2018.

  • United Nations General Assembly 2017

    In September, the 193 countries of the United Nations come together in New York for the annual General Assembly – the main decision-making gathering of the UN.

  • Ukraine Reform Conference

    On 6 July 2017, the UK jointly with Ukraine hosted a major international conference in London on reform in Ukraine.

  • Queen's Speech 2017

    Her Majesty The Queen delivered the 2017 Queen’s Speech on 21 June in the Houses of Parliament.

  • Daesh: UK government response

    Daesh (also known as ISIL, Islamic State, or ISIS) is a terrorist group.

  • UK Pavilion at Astana Expo 2017

    The UK is participating at Astana Expo 2017 in Kazakhstan from 10 June to 10 September 2017.

  • London Somalia Conference 2017

    On 11 May 2017, the UK hosted a major international conference in London, to accelerate progress on security sector reform, build on the international response to the ongoing drought and humanitarian crisis, and agree the new international partnership needed to keep Somalia on course for increased peace and prosperity by 2020.

  • Invictus Games 2017

    The Invictus Games is the only international sporting event for wounded, injured and sick (WIS) servicemen and women, both serving and veteran.

  • National Apprenticeship Awards 2017

    The National Apprenticeship Awards challenge top apprenticeship employers and apprentices across England to come forward and show how apprenticeships have made a real difference to their organisation and careers.

  • Spring Budget 2017

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Spring Budget to Parliament on 8 March 2017.

  • National Apprenticeship Week 2017

    The 10th National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2017) will bring together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships over the last decade and will seek to encourage even more people to choose apprenticeships as a fast-track to a great career.

  • United Nations General Assembly 2016

    This month, the 193 countries of the United Nations came together in New York for the annual General Assembly – the main decision-making gathering of the UN.

  • UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial: London 2016

    The Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon will host a UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial at Lancaster House in London on 8 September 2016.

  • Autumn Statement 2016

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Autumn Statement to Parliament on 23 November 2016.

  • Remembering WW1 Victoria Cross overseas recipients

    175 men from 11 overseas countries were awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War.

  • Queen's Speech 2016

    The Queen delivered her 2016 Speech on 18 May in the Houses of Parliament.

  • Anti-Corruption Summit: London 2016

    On 12 May 2016, Prime Minister David Cameron hosted a landmark international anti-corruption summit in London.

  • Farming

    Keeping farmed animals : Animal welfare, bovine TB, cattle movements, importing and exporting farmed animals, and more.

  • Winter flooding 2015 to 2016: community support

    Latest announcements, and details of support available from government and local councils for recovery from the flooding during winter 2015 to 2016.

  • National Apprenticeship Awards 2016

    The National Apprenticeship Awards challenge top apprenticeship employers and apprentices across England to come forward and show how apprenticeships have made a real difference to their organisation and careers.

  • EU referendum

    On Thursday 23 June 2016 the EU referendum took place and the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union.

  • Supporting Syria Conference 2016

    The Supporting Syria and the Region conference brought together world leaders from around the globe to rise to the challenge of raising the money needed to help millions of people whose lives have been torn apart by the devastating civil war.

  • Ebola virus: UK government response

    The West Africa Ebola epidemic is now over.

  • Budget 2016

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Budget to Parliament on Wednesday 16 March 2016.

  • National Apprenticeship Week 2016

    National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2016) is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service and is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

  • Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015

    The government published a joint Spending Review and Autumn Statement on 25 November 2015.

  • United Nations General Assembly 2015

    This month, the 193 countries of the United Nations come together in New York for the annual General Assembly - the main decision-making gathering of the UN.

  • Youth Summit 2015

    On 12 September 2015 hundreds of young people will gather in London for a summit on the future of our world.

  • VJ Day 70th anniversary

    Commemorations will be held to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Victory over Japan Day on Saturday 15 August 2015 in Central London.

  • Battle of the Somme Centenary

    2016 marks the centenary of the the Battle of the Somme.

  • Bastion Memorial Dedication

    On Thursday 11 June 2015 a Service of Dedication will be held to inaugurate the Bastion Memorial and remember those who lost their lives during combat operations in Afghanistan.

  • Queen’s Speech 2015

    Visit Queen’s Speech 2016 for the latest information.

  • Summer Budget 2015

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer gave his Budget to Parliament on Wednesday 8 July 2015.

  • Nepal earthquake April 2015

    On 25 April 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck central Nepal, killing over 8000 people, and injuring thousands more.