FCO in Action map
Learn about the international work done by the FCO via our interactive map.
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FCO global network
Cyclone Nargis: one year on
Cyclone Nargis struck Burma on 2 May 2008, killing more than 140,000 people. One year on, we reflect how our partnership with DFID has helped with the humanitarian response.
Muslim grassroots in the UK
The Radical Middle Way is a Muslim grassroots movement dedicated to making mainstream Islam relevant to young British Muslims.
Archers for the Afghans
How about swapping the Archers and Ambridge for a barber's shop in a rural Afghan village? Three times a week almost 14 million people across Afghanistan tune into the radio soap opera New Home, New Life – funded by the FCO and produced by BBC.
Low carbon economy
Energy-saving houses in Brazil
Electricity consumption in parts of the city of Betim in eastern Brazil has gone down by 40 per cent over the past few months, helped by a project supported by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).
Effective international institutions
Protecting children online
Internet use in Bulgaria is big and while that has many benefits it also carries many risks, particularly for children. To tackle the potential dangers head-on, a number of projects have been launched with UK help.
New role for the tooth fairy
Stem cells from babies' milk teeth are being frozen by a UK company as an insurance policy against diseases they might develop when they grow up.
Support British nationals
Safe passage to Mecca
Last year, FCO's British Hajj Delegation (BHD) helped more than 25,000 British Muslims make a safe, sacred journey to Mecca.