Two British Council managed programmes were recognised at the British Expertise Awards: Justice for All in Nigeria, and Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls Through Football in Kenya.
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Managing Conflict in North East Nigeria is a four year EU contract, which will enhance the capability of state and community level conflict management to prevent escalation into violence.
In January 2017, the British Council became a part of iRead, a digital reading programme which aims to increase attainment of pupils across Europe who are learning to read English.
Since November 2016, the Western Balkans Extremism Research Forum has been working to strengthen understanding of extremism in the UK and remove the Western Balkans as a region of threat.
Since 2016, we have been working with UNICEF Lebanon, supporting the Lebanese government to improve enrolment of vulnerable Lebanese and Syrian refugee children in formal education.