White Paper published 28 March 2006
In 2003, the FCO published its first White Paper on the UK's international priorities. The 2006 White Paper updates our analysis and establishes a new set of strategic international priorities, building on those of 2003.
The full text of the White Paper and updated highlights are available from the links below. You can also view the 'Active Diplomacy for a Changing World' video which gives a snapshot of some key areas of the FCO's work around the globe.
|Read the White Paper|
|Read the Updated Highlights June 2006|
|View videos of Jack Straw's speech and the White Paper launch video 'Active Diplomacy for a Changing World'|
Further information and links:
Former Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, launched the White Paper at the 2006 FCO Leadership Conference. Read the speech: Foreign Secretary Jack Straw's speech to launch the new UK International Priorities White Paper
The White Paper is also available in PDF format in the Official Documents area of this website.
The FCO welcomes wider debate on the questions raised by the White Paper. If you have any comments you would like to feed in, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the feedback form on this website.