13 Jul 2019 00:01

    Building a fairer immigration system

    Tailored approach needed for Scotland.

  2. NEWS

    14 Jun 2019 09:45

    International Creative Ambition Programme

    Funding announced to support worldwide cultural partnerships.

  3. NEWS

    27 May 2019 15:08

    Strengthening links between Scotland and Ireland

    First Minister meets Taoiseach in Dublin.

  4. NEWS

    30 Apr 2019 14:39

    Meeting with Icelandic PM

    Leaders hold talks on shared interests.

  5. NEWS

    21 Apr 2019 00:01

    Scots living abroad face uncertainty over their return

    UK Government immigration proposals threaten family reunification.

  6. NEWS

    18 Feb 2019 00:01

    Strengthening ties with France

    Trade links highlighted during Paris visit.  

  7. NEWS

    10 Feb 2019 00:01

    Promoting Scottish business abroad

    Engagement with corporate leaders in North America.

  8. NEWS

    09 Feb 2019 10:00

    Celebrating cultural links with Canada

    £80,000 to support creative collaboration.

  9. NEWS

    08 Feb 2019 09:42

    Showcasing food and drink

    First Minister promotes Scotland’s natural larder in Canada.

  10. NEWS

    08 Feb 2019 00:01

    Strengthening ties with Canada

    Scottish office in Ottawa opens.

  11. NEWS

    02 Feb 2019 00:01

    Promoting Scotland in North America

    First Minister to visit USA and Canada.

  12. Statistics

    22 Jan 2019

    Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands IndexSM: 2018 report for Scotland

    2018 findings of the Anholt-GfK Roper Nation Brands IndexSM (NBI) on Scotland’s international reputation.

  13. Corporate report

    27 Nov 2018

    Scotland's place in Europe: assessment of UK Government's proposed future relationship with the EU

    Our assessment of the UK Government's proposed future relationship with the EU.

  14. Strategy/plan

    15 Oct 2018

    Scotland's place in Europe: our way forward

    This paper sets out our position following the result of the EU Referendum.

  15. NEWS

    26 Sep 2018 14:03

    Mapping and condition surveys of water points in Malawi

    Tackling global water issues.

  16. NEWS

    26 Sep 2018 10:30

    Brexit impact on food safety and standards

    Concerns on EU withdrawal plans.

  17. NEWS

    22 Sep 2018 06:00

    Minister visit to Southern Africa

    International development and strengthening relationships.

  18. Progress report

    03 Sep 2018

    Contribution to international development report: 2017-2018

    First ever Contribution to International Development Report takes a holistic look at a wide cross-section of Scottish Government international development activity, and presents it within the context of the UN Global Goals.

  19. NEWS

    15 Jul 2018 00:01

    EU settlement scheme

    Letter to Home Secretary

  20. NEWS

    12 Jul 2018 14:25

    Brexit White Paper

    External Affairs Secretary: “UK plans fall short and harm economy."

  21. Corporate report

    11 Jul 2018

    Humanitarian Emergency Fund Annual Report 2017-2018

    Annual report produced by the Humanitarian Emergency Fund secretariat.

  22. Speech/statement

    10 Jul 2018

    External Affairs Secretary visits Japan and Republic of Korea

    Fiona Hyslop's reflections on a five day visit to Japan and Korea to strengthen economic and cultural links.

  23. NEWS

    07 Jul 2018 00:01

    Recruiting international students

    Japan joins star programme.

  24. Strategy/plan

    13 Jun 2018

    Scotland's International Framework: China engagement strategy

    Scotland's commitment to a strong, long-term, bilateral partnership with China.

  25. NEWS

    22 May 2018 09:40

    Strengthening European ties

    External Affairs Secretary to open Glasgow 2018 event in Brussels.

  26. NEWS

    17 May 2018 06:00

    Support for EU citizens after Brexit

    Call for child exemption from post-Brexit fees.

  27. NEWS

    02 May 2018 18:40

    Update on Brexit talks

    Minister pledges to continue to push for a solution. 

  28. NEWS

    22 Feb 2018 11:09

    External Affairs Secretary comments on latest UK migration statistics

  29. NEWS

    15 Feb 2018 13:01

    Dutch connections

    Hyslop: £2bn annual exports at risk due to Brexit.

  30. NEWS

    07 Feb 2018 11:08

    A tailored migration system for Scotland

    “Overwhelming case” for Scotland-specific system.

  31. NEWS

    08 Dec 2017 13:07

    First Minister comments on Brexit developments

    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has set out the Scottish Government’s position on the agreement of a proposal to settle the first phase of the negotiations between the UK and the EU on the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.

  32. Speech/statement

    08 Dec 2017

    Scotland's international policy statement 2017

    This policy statement builds on the four strategic objectives outlined in Scotland's International Framework.

  33. Strategy/plan

    08 Dec 2017

    Scotland's international framework 2017

    Scotland’s International Framework sets out how our international work supports the Government’s central purpose of creating a more successful country.

  34. NEWS

    02 Dec 2017 00:01

    Scotland and India collaborate on social enterprise

    “World-leading” expertise to support social entrepreneurs in India.

  35. NEWS

    29 Nov 2017 10:08

    Deputy First Minister visits India

    Focus on education, skills and the economy.

  36. NEWS

    13 Nov 2017 14:57

    £3.6 million for climate change projects

    Improving sanitation, agriculture and water access in developing nations.   

  37. NEWS

    13 Oct 2017 11:30

    Scotland and the new north

    FM: Tackling climate change a ‘moral imperative’ – and an economic opportunity.

  38. NEWS

    12 Oct 2017 00:01

    All eyes north

    FM in Iceland to build ties with northern neighbours.

  39. NEWS

    04 Oct 2017 13:00

    Strengthening links with Ireland

    First Minister to visit Dublin.

  40. NEWS

    30 Sep 2017 00:01

    Northern neighbours

    Brexit highlights need for deeper Nordic and Baltic cooperation.

  41. Speech/statement

    29 Sep 2017

    Nordic Baltic policy statement

    Statement aiming to strengthen relationships with countries in the Nordic and Baltic regions by promoting policy exchange and collaboration.

  42. NEWS

    21 Sep 2017 09:40

    Helping Africa's poor

    International development funding for aid agencies.

  43. NEWS

    19 Sep 2017 17:44

    Burma refugee aid

    Scottish Government pledges £120,000 for emergency response.

  44. NEWS

    15 Sep 2017 12:46

    Burma refugee crisis

    Scotland 'stands ready to help'.

  45. NEWS

    06 Sep 2017 15:11

    Brexit planning process 'unacceptable'

    Minister raises concerns over lack of engagement by UK Government.

  46. NEWS

    22 Aug 2017 16:40

    Amendments to UK Brexit Bill will be proposed

    First Ministers of Wales and Scotland agree actions to counter serious risks to devolution.

  47. Strategy/plan

    30 Mar 2017

    Scotland's International Framework: Canada engagement strategy

    This document outlines our strategic objectives for engagement with Canada.

  48. Strategy/plan

    30 Mar 2017

    Scotland's International Framework: US engagement strategy

    This document outlines our strategic objectives for engagement with the US.

  49. Strategy/plan

    04 Mar 2016

    Scotland's International Framework: Pakistan engagement strategy

    Outlines key areas of engagement between Pakistan and Scotland.

  50. Strategy/plan

    29 Feb 2016

    Scotland's International Framework: India engagement strategy

    Outlines key areas of engagement between India and Scotland.

  51. Strategy/plan

    25 Mar 2015

    Scotland's international framework 2015

    Scotland's International Framework sets out our internationalisation agenda and objectives, setting the context for delivery.

  52. Strategy/plan

    04 Dec 2012

    Working with China: five-year engagement strategy

    High-level strategy setting out the Scottish Government’s ambitions in developing Scotland’s relationship with China over the next five years.