Author: Alice Campbell - BFPG

At a time where we need to use all the soft power assets at our disposal to retain influence on the global stage, are we using the royal family as effectively as we could be to yield international benefits? ...

As part of our‘National Engagement Series’, the BFPG hosted its third university event in Edinburgh in partnership with the University of Edinburgh School of Social and Political Science’s Centre for Security Research and the Asia-Scotland Institute. The event, which took place in McEwan Hall in...

In early December the BFPG held an event a roundtable event, British Foreign Policy After Brexit with former Foreign Secretary, Lord Owen, and former senior UK Government trade expert and banker David Ludlow. The event provided an opportunity to discuss some of the main foreign...

In early November, The British Foreign Policy Group held a pre-launch discussion for our latest report, ‘Rising Power: Revitalising British Foreign Policy in A New Global Era’. The event was chaired by former Foreign Secretary Rt Hon Jack Straw, and had comments from Head of...

The issue of national identity, inextricably tied to the notion of patriotism, remains a thorny and politically charged issue to the detriment of our national story. It’s about time we embraced what being patriotic should mean, and what better place to start than The Great...

With Macron and Le Pen now through to the second round of voting in the French election, the UK faces two very different foreign policy futures with a key trading, security and diplomatic partner. In this first of two articles looking at the potential impacts...