Reading Time: 8 minutes As a result of the invasion and ongoing fighting, the United Nations said that more than1.5 million refugees have now fled Ukraine. This blog sets out the response, both internationally and domestically to providing humanitarian support to refugees.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Ahead of this afternoon’s Scottish Parliament debate on the situation in Ukraine, this blog provides background to the conflict and summarises some of the recent developments including the international response.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Programme for Government 2021-22 included a commitment for a “feminist approach to foreign policy”. What could this mean for Scotland’s international affairs?
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog attempts to set out what the key agreements (and disagreements) have been and to summarise the battle of narratives on the outcome of the negotiations and the Glasgow Climate Pact.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Scottish Parliament has been involved in several events during COP26 about the role of Parliaments in a climate emergency. This blog summarises some themes from these events.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the Government’s response to the crisis in Afghanistan.
Reading Time: 5 minutes On 5-6 November, the Scottish Parliament and GLOBE are hosting the GLOBE International Legislators’ Summit during COP26. SPICe is reporting from the summit.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The media has recently reported extensively on the negotiations to establish a free trade agreement (FTA) between the UK and Australia. Much of this attention has been paid to the impact that the agreement may have on UK agricultural sectors.