Kate Ewart-Biggs OBE, (Interim Chief Executive) reflects on a difficult year for the British Council and the lessons for the future of cultural relations.
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Insight looks at the new Chatham House report on the remarkable changes in Ukraine’s cultural sector of recent years and useful lessons for other countries undergoing reform and transition.
As the UK embarks on a new chapter in its relationship with Italy, Rachel Launay Director Italy and Jill Morris British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino discuss future bilateral priorities
Our outgoing chief executive Sir Ciarán Devane reflects on the role of cultural relations in strengthening trust and co-operation in a changing world.
As it reconfigures its engagement with China, the UK has an opportunity to harness the soft power it enjoys with Chinese people. Matt Burney talks to China expert Rana Mitter.
The UK is one of 193 UN member states committed to achieving 17 SDGs by 2030. What role is the British Council playing in contributing to sustainable development through cultural relations?
Drawing on our Next Generation research series, we look at critical concerns for young people in developing countries, and consider why a participatory approach is vital in addressing these.
As the UK Government’s Integrated Review nears its conclusion, Insight explores how soft power can play a deciding role in the UK’s international smart power strategy.
Director Vietnam, Donna McGowan, speaks to Ambassador Gareth Ward, on new Next Generation research, the optimism of Vietnamese youth, and the way ahead for the UK-Vietnam relationship.
Alongside dynamic ODA funding eligible countries, the UK can co-develop new approaches to the creative economy to ensure significant economic, social and cultural value is made and shared.