Britain as a Force for Good: Six Ways to Turn a Slogan Into Reality

Published jointly with the International Rescue Committee, this essay collection focuses on how the Global Britain vision can be made a reality




Given a challenging geopolitical environment, the recently published Integrated Review of the UK’s security, defence, development and foreign policies, and the appointment of a new foreign secretary, RUSI and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) UK have joined forces to publish this new essay collection.

The collection explores ways in which the UK can tackle global challenges and deliver on its ‘Global Britain’ ambition across a range of areas including climate, global health, foreign policy, science and technology. It includes contributions from: David Miliband, Baroness Sugg, Fatou Jeng, Lord Ricketts, Mark Lowcock, Sir Jeremy Farrar and Ravi Gurumurthy.

Each essay offers a tangible way forward, to ensure the UK’s foreign policy can deliver for people in the country and across the globe.

Essays

  • David Miliband: 'The Reality of Being a Force for Good' 
  • Baroness Sugg: 'Launch the UK’s First Feminist Foreign Policy' 
  • Peter Ricketts: 'Put Diplomacy at the Heart of Conflict Resolution' 
  • Fatou Jeng: 'Prioritise Justice in UK Climate Action' 
  • Mark Lowcock: 'Mobilise Public and Private Finance Before Disasters Strike' 
  • Jeremy Farrar and Alice Jamieson: 'Galvanise Global Leadership to Prevent the Next Pandemic' 
  • Ravi Gurumurthy and Kathy Peach: 'Transform Development Cooperation Through Collective Intelligence'

 

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Essay Collection: Britain as a Force for Good

Six Ways to Turn a Slogan Into Reality

Essay collection


An essay collection focusinng on how the Global Britain vision can be made a reality

The Reality of Being a Force for Good
Launch the UK’s First Feminist Foreign Policy
Put Diplomacy at the Heart of Conflict Resolution
Prioritise Justice in UK Climate Action
Mobilise Public and Private Finance Before Disasters Strike
Galvanise Global Leadership to Prevent the Next Pandemic
Transform Development Cooperation Through Collective Intelligence

Publishing partners

  • International Rescue Committee

    The IRC works in conflict-affected and fragile countries around the world to deliver life-saving assistance to people affected by war, disaster and climate change and remains working with communities to assist with rebuilding through the post-crisis phase. Our presence in some 40 countries in education, health, protection, environmental health, women’s protection and empowerment, and economic recovery programming provides us with an expert understanding of humanitarian and development challenges in contexts of conflict and fragility.

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