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What is the Paris Agreement?

The Paris Agreement was agreed at the 21st UN Climate Change Conference – COP21 – in Paris in 2015. It is a legally binding treaty…

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What is COP26?

The United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, otherwise known as ‘COP’, is an annual summit bringing together most of the nations of the world…

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What is the G20?

The G20 is a grouping of 20 countries: the G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, USA) and the EU plus Argentina,…

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What is the G7?

G7 stands for ‘Group of 7’ and is an informal association of seven of the world’s most powerful industrialised nations: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the USA. The EU also attends meetings but is not a full member.
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What is the Turing scheme? 

Named after the mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing, the Turing Scheme is the UK Government’s new scheme to provide opportunities in education and placements in different locations across the world.  
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What is the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)?

The UN Convention on the Law of the Sea is a longstanding international treaty that sets out the basic rules for the use of the sea and marine resources.
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What is Global Britain?

Global Britain is the UK government’s mantra for its post-Brexit foreign policy. Read this fact to find out more.
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What is the OECD?

The OECD is an international organisation that fosters policymaking cooperation between member, and many non-member, countries.
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Will I need a visa to travel to the EU after Brexit?

No. From the end of the transition period, British citizens will still be able to travel for short-term visits to all 27…

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What is the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP)?

The CFP is the EU’s policy for managing fisheries across member states. Its basic aim is to ensure sustainable fishing over the…

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What does ‘most-favoured nation’ (MFN) mean?

It means that WTO members cannot discriminate between their trading partners and must, with a few exceptions, offer access to their market on the same terms for all WTO members.
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What is the Council of Europe?

The Council of Europe is a pan-European body that promotes democracy, human rights and the rule of law. Read this fact to find out more.
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