The government works to promote and protect UK interests internationally, and works with other countries to make progress on issues of mutual concern like trade, climate change, security and economic development.

Policies 13

  1. Supporting British nationals overseas

    How Britons can travel and live abroad safely with the right advice and support.

  2. Protecting the UK against terrorism

    How the government is preventing terrorist attacks on the UK, and on British people and businesses abroad.

  3. Strengthening the Commonwealth

    Using the Commonwealth to protect human rights and and support development.

  4. Preventing conflict in fragile states

    How the government is improving international security by preventing conflict.

  5. Promoting human rights internationally

    Promoting human rights, and political and economic freedom around the world.

See all 13 policies

Detailed guides

  1. Embargoes and sanctions on Sierra Leone

    Embargoes on Sierra Leone and how to apply for an export licence. Read more

  2. Embargoes and sanctions on China

    Information on embargoes on China and how to apply for an export licence. Read more

  3. Foreign travel for disabled people

    How disabled travellers can prepare for an overseas holiday free from trouble. Read more

  4. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender foreign travel advice

    Advice for LGBT tourists travelling abroad. Read more

  5. How to buy property in Cyprus

    How to buy property legally in Cyprus and what you should do if you things go wrong. Read more

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