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The illegal wildlife trade (IWT) is a global crisis involving organised criminal networks and is estimated to be worth up to £17 billion a year. It is a foreign policy issue because not only does it threaten species with extinction, but it damages economic growth...

On Monday 10th December the BFPG co-hosted the Coventry a Global City event with the West Midlands Economic Forum and Coventry University as part of our National Engagement work. The event assessed how Coventry might further enhance its international profile by utilising its soft power...

In this latest by publication by Chatham House's Russia and Eurasia Programme, Duncan Allan analyses the links between the Salisbury attack in March with the murder of Aleksandr Litvinenko. The paper argues that the UK could have adopted a more robust foreign policy against Russia following the Litvinenko case...

This report by the Ministry of Defence examines the UK's defence capabilities through providing a detailed breakdown of the UK's military expenditure. In addition to this, the report evaluates the success of the UK's global influence by measuring the impact of the UK's military capabilities. Research...

In this publication by Leonardo Zangrando, and Nick Chubb, the capacity of the UK to increase its global trading outreach is explored. The report examines the UK's reliance on maritime trade, and how the UK can re-define itself post Brexit to become a outwardly trading...

The Global Strategic Trends report sketches out what strategic planning around the UK's defence and security sector might look like in the future. The report is divided into two parts. Part one takes a thematic approach to assess how non traditional security threats such as:...

Why was the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly important for the UK in the context of the Global Britain Agenda, and what did this reveal about the UK's current relationship with the UN? Nadia Khan assesses the UK delegations commitments against the challenges...

In light of the UK's strong commitments to the rules based international system, at the 73rd UN General Assembly, what does this mean for the UK's future relationship with Saudi Arabia? What are the implications of this relationship on the Humanitarian crisis in Yemen? In...

This report by Bond seeks to address the UK's current approach to international aid. In doing so the report, answers the following six key questions around the UK's current international aid strategy: Who does aid go to? Why must we spend aid? When was and will aid be...