It's our goal to prevent and resolve conflict. We believe the international community can react more quickly and effectively to emerging conflicts and better support post-conflict peacekeeping and stabilisation.
Our staff are working around the world to tackle the causes of conflict by promoting and developing human rights, democracy and good governance.
The British Consulate General in Jersualem is running a campaign to encourage female participation in motorsports. See their Facebook page.
Find out more about Afghanistan: The London Conference, including the communique and video highlights
The FCO's work in Middle East and North Africa including the Middle East Peace Process.
Piracy off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden is a problem facing the entire international community.
Find out more about the UK's role in Afghanistan
Share your views on how the UK can best protect and empower women to tackle conflict.