Find out more about the British Council APPG inquiries below.
Call for evidence: British Council APPG inquiry, Opportunities for Britain’s Global Vision – Influence and the Integrated Review
The British Council APPG have launched an inquiry into the role that UK assets of influence and attraction should play in the Integrated Defence, Security and Foreign Policy Review. We are seeking evidence submissions exploring what the role that cultural diplomacy should play in UK foreign policy, how it enhances the security of the UK, and creates new opportunities for Global Britain.
Education and Culture in the UK's Relationships with Europe
The British Council APPG subcommittee has launched an inquiry on the role that education and culture has in the UK's relationships with Europe. The British Council believes that education, research, arts and culture can play a key role in maintaining and strengthening bilateral ties with European countries and in supporting UK soft power.
The British Council APPG subcommittee has launched an inquiry on building the resilience of those at risk of radicalisation. The British Council is working to tackle some of the drivers of radicalisation as set out in the UN Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism, particularly through cultural relations interventions, in strategically important countries for the UK’s security, prosperity and influence.