Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at how Scotland is performing against the 81 National Indicators in the National Performance Framework.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog on the Scottish Government’s international footprint looks at the Government’s stated purpose for its international presence, how much the international offices cost and how other sub-states are represented internationally.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog analyses the current status of the EU-UK relationship and whether it might change as a result of the imminent change at the top of the UK Government.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog sets out the policy aims of the current Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU and the ambitions set out by the European Commission, most recently in its legislative work programme for 2022.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This is a joint guest blog with Professor Katy Hayward of Queen’s University Belfast. Professor Hayward is an adviser to the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and
Reading Time: 7 minutes This is a joint guest blog with Professor Tobias Lock. Professor Lock is Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law at Maynooth University and is also an
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog looks at the negotiations between the EU and the UK on the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol, the response of the European Commission to the new Bill and the possible impact of the Bill on operation of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
Reading Time: 6 minutes On 9 May 2022, the Scottish Government published its new Global Affairs Framework. This blog analyses the key aspects of the new framework.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Whilst the design of the Ukraine Family and the Homes for Ukraine visa schemes are the responsibility of the UK Government, the Scottish Government is responsible for looking after and supporting Ukrainians who look to settle in Scotland. This blog sets out the arrangements that have been put in place to support Ukrainians coming to Scotland.
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.