Over the coming years the British Foreign Policy Group will explore a number of key foreign policy challenges and opportunities for the UK. Through our events, publications and other activities we will catalyse greater national focus and practical creative thinking around these issues in order to re-energise British foreign policy for the 21st century.


Encouraging constructive and informed opinions on UK foreign policy without taking an institutional position on any issue.

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We believe in supporting greater national engagement, public understanding, and fresh and innovative thinking on UK foreign policy.

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Great piece from . A key conclusion from the event was that whatever the assessment of threat vs reward from engaging with China, UK would greatly benefit from a well defined and widely understood strategic approach to China. Lessons from 🇦🇺 here too.

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Women were not permitted to be ambassadors in the UK until after WW2 in 1946, 164 years after the Foreign Office was created in 1782. A 2018 report by looks at the evolution of women's roles within the FCO:

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February 19, 2019

Global Britain in the United Nations

This report, written by three UK academics, looks at the implications of Brexit on the UK’s standing in the UN. It considers the UK’s role as a Permanent member of the Security Council and the British public’s...