FCO in action map

We've pinned up case study examples of our work from around the world onto our interactive Google map.

Each pin in the map is an example of the work we're doing around the world.


This map should not be considered an authority on the delimitation of boundaries or the spelling of place names. Pins represent the area or country the example refers to - they are not accurately placed.


FCO global network

Black-browed albatross, Falkland Islands. Ann Brown, Falklands Conservation

Far-flung conservation
How the FCO is helping Britiain's far-flung Overseas Territories protect their animals and birds

Preventing extremism

Audience at a Radical Middle Way meeting

Muslim grassroots in the UK
The Radical Middle Way is a Muslim grassroots movement dedicated to making mainstream Islam relevant to young British Muslims.

Preventing conflict

Weapon destruction in Guinea Bissau: soldier with anti-tank rocket, one of the explosive remnants of war

Destroying arms in Guinea Bissau
The FCO is helping the small west African country of Guinea Bissau to heal the wounds of conflict by funding a programme to collect and destroy small and light weapons.

Low carbon economy

Chinstrap Antarctic penguin (Image courtesy of Discovering Antarctica website)

Putting Antarctica on the map
Not many people know a lot about Antarctica other than it's a frozen, windswept continent with no permanent inhabitants.

Effective international institutions

Bulgarian poster - protecting children on the web

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.

British economy

Polo ponies  can have their injuries successfully treated by VetCell's equine stem cells. (c) Getty Images

Repair kit for horses - and other animals
The UK has helped launch a full commercial stem cell service in Canada offering a cure for injuries to horses' tendons and ligaments.

Support British nationals

Moscow Champions League Final - Man U celebrate win/ copyright Getty images

Moscow Champions' League diary
The staff at our Moscow embassy helped over 40, 000 football fans enjoy the Champions' League Final between Man U and Chelsea on 21 May. Read about how they prepared for their arrival and helped those who needed it on the night.

Manage migration

India: successful UK visa applicant, Rajesh Sharma, using points based system

India leads the way with new points-based visas
Highly-skilled Indians who want to work in Britain can now apply for their visas under the new UK points-based system (PBS).