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31st January 2020

Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon

Minister of State (Minister for the Commonwealth, UN and South Asia) and Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict

Reflecting on 200 years of Antarctica

A landscape of an icy haven. A lake is surrounded by land and icebergs

Antarctica – the name conjures up images of extraordinary natural beauty, inhospitable conditions and heroic, sometimes ill-fated, human endeavour. These days, it might also bring to mind worrying images of the impact of climate change, as huge sections of the ice-shelf break away, and majestic Emperor penguins struggle to survive. It is hard to believe […]

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