Member organisation

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) pursues UK national interests and project the UK as a force for good in the world.They promote the interests of British citizens, safeguard the UK’s security, defend UK values, reduce poverty and tackle global challenges with  international partners.

FCDO is a ministerial department, supported by 12 agencies and public bodies.

A founding member of UKCDR, FCDO works in the UK and in 150 countries around the world to help meet the Sustainable Development Goals

Professor Charlotte Watts, Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of Research at FCDO, sits on the SCOR Board.