Making history: how we secured the world's first global climate change agreement

City rooftops with smoggy horizon

Lucy Geoghegan, former Deputy Head of International Climate Change Strategy at the then Department of Energy and Climate Change, explains the years of dedicated work by UK officials to achieve the global agreement to tackle climate change at the 21st Conference of Parties in Paris in December 2015.

Giving policy makers skills to excel: Executive Master of Public Policy

Executive Master of Public Policy

As part of the drive to professionalise policy making, the Civil Service has partnered with the London School of Economics and Political Science to run a bespoke Executive Master of Public Policy programme. Jen Mason from Civil Service Learning outlines the thinking behind, and focus of, this programme and its benefits for ambitious civil servants.