The pages of our Directory aim to provide an overview of the work of the FCO: its Ministers, its mission statement, its representation overseas, its recruitment procedures, and much more!
ABOUT FCO: details of the work and organisation of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, including our Mission Statement, Foreign Policy Achievements, the 2000 Departmental Report, and Ministers' biographies.
TOUR OF THE FCO: Virtual tour of the Fine Rooms of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office building in Whitehall, with historical background.
LANCASTER HOUSE: Guided tour of Lancaster House, venue for government meetings and conferences, with detailed background to the historic house and stately rooms.
UK OVERSEAS MISSIONS: Contact details of all of the UK's 220 overseas diplomatic missions.
RECRUITMENT: Are you interested in joining the Foreign & Commonwealth Office? Current vacancies, FCO recruitment procedures and initiatives and other information are available here.
THE LONDON DIPLOMATIC LIST: An alphabetical list of all the representatives of foreign states and Commonwealth countries in London, compiled by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS: includes links to official FCO documents published on the website.
TREATIES: access to up-to-date status lists of the multilateral agreements for which the UK is depositary, and to the Explanatory Memoranda laid before Parliament when the UK signs a new international treaty.