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 14

  1. Preventing sexual violence in conflict

    Ending the use of rape and sexual violence as a tactic of war.

  2. Supporting British nationals overseas

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

  3. Protecting the UK against terrorism

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

  4. Strengthening the Commonwealth

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

  5. Preventing conflict in fragile states

    How the government is improving international security by preventing conflict.

See all 14 policies

Detailed guides

  1. 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

  2. Embargoes and sanctions on West African States

    Information on embargoes on West African States and how to apply for an export licence. Read more

  3. Notarial and documentary services guide for El Salvador

    Documents, certificates, letters and notes available from the Honorary British Consul in San Salvador. Read more

  4. Notarial and documentary services guide for Honduras

    Documents, certificates, letters and notes available at the British Consulate in Guatemala. Read more

  5. Embargoes and sanctions on the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Information on embargoes on the Democratic Republic of Congo, and how to apply for an export licence. Read more