We publish a large number of public documents each year.
This section provides access to a variety of FCO publications and details of our library services.
We publish a number of annual reports. These include our Departmental Report and the Resource Accounts, the Human Rights Report and the Report on Strategic Export Controls.
Read our official responses to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee
From time to time we invite the public into consultations on a variety of issues ranging from forced marriage to International criminal courts.
Our research papers, put together by our research analysts, provide the corporate memory of the FCO and act as the repository of knowledge on the evolution of British government policy towards countries, regions and international institutions.
A collection of articles commissioned by the FCO to investigate the concept of public dipomacy in a globalised world.
The FCO's historical library collections are dispersed between the British Library, King's College London, The National Archive, and other specialist collections in London.
The FCO publishes a list of approved British English-language names and descriptive terms for countries and territories of the world and their citizens.