Arab wakening

Arab wakening

2013: a year in review

  This timeline looks back at some of the major events that took place in 2013.   February On…

Human Rights Day 2013: pushing the agenda

Since 1950, two years after the adoption by the UN’s General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 10 December has been celebrated annually…

The Jubilee Dialogues – big thinking at the FCO

The FCO is committed to leading dialogue and debate on the key issues shaping the world and  has launched ‘The Jubilee Dialogues’ a flagship series…

High expectations in the wake of the Arab democratic wave

In the wake of the Arab democratic wave expectations are high – young people in particular are calling for employment opportunities in the context of…

2011: watershed year for the Middle East and North Africa

The Arab uprisings of the last 15 months have been critical for challenging repression and demonstrating the power of collective action. A year on, Wilton…