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  1. Growth Gateway announced at UK-Africa Investment Summit

    Support for businesses in the UK and Africa to develop trade and investment links.

  2. One Young World event: Minister for Asia and the Pacific speech

    Minister for Asia and the Pacific Heather Wheeler gave the keynote speech at the One Young World Summit networking dinner at Lancaster House on 24 October.

  3. Change of British High Commissioner to Botswana - February 2020

    Ms Sian Price has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Botswana.

  4. UK aid to crack down on criminal gangs driving the illegal wildlife trade

    International Development Secretary announces new joint initiative with the Foreign Office at event with the Duke of Cambridge.

  5. African leaders gather in London for illegal wildlife talks

    African leaders gather in London to discuss ambitious proposals to protect endangered species across Africa.

  6. Forensics network develops better detection methods

    The African Wildlife Forensics Network is helping to increase prosecutions of illicit traders and poachers whilst delivering a legacy for British Government funding.

  7. African leaders meet in Botswana for summit on wildlife crime

    The UK government continues work to end the illegal wildlife trade.

  8. Minister for Africa urges action to tackle illegal wildlife trade

    Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin praises African conservation efforts but calls for international cooperation to tackle poachers and the illegal ivory trade.

  9. Universal Periodic Review 29th session: Lord Ahmad's statement

    Lord Ahmad issued a statement to mark the end of the 29th Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations in Geneva.

  10. Change of British High Commissioner to Botswana

    Katy Ransome has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Botswana

  11. UK stands with Africa in renewed global boost to fight illegal wildlife trade

    Defra Minister Lord de Mauley leads the UK delegation to the Second Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in Botswana

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  12. Update of Changes to Birth and Death registration overseas

    Phase three of the transfer to the UK, of overseas birth and death registrations of British Citizens will begin on 11 December.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  13. Chevening Scholarship places in developing countries tripled for 2015/16

    The Budget announced on 19 March included a tripling of Chevening places in developing countries for the 2015-16 academic year.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  14. Foreign Secretary's opening remarks at Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference

    In a speech at the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference the Foreign Secretary says it now ranks alongside drugs, arms and people trafficking.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  15. Foreign Secretary's remarks at Illegal Wildlife Trade reception

    In a speech at the London Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade the Foreign Secretary called for action to save some of the world's most remarkable species.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  16. Foreign Secretary statement on the death of Nelson Mandela

    Foreign Secretary William Hague: Nelson Mandela was one of the greatest moral and political leaders of our time.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  17. UK champions a greater role for Commonwealth youth

    Foreign Office Minister attends Commonwealth Youth Ministers’ Meeting to discuss involvement of young people in current affairs.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  18. Foreign Secretary visits Botswana

    Foreign Secretary William Hague is in Botswana.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government