News

News and blog posts from programmes and activities at Wilton Park.

World Radio Day – enhancing global dialogue

13 February, 2014

13 February is UNESCO’s World Radio Day and is a time to reflect on the importance of the radio in furthering communication throughout the world. The particular focus this year is on promoting gender equality,…

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Wilton Park working with IGAD in Kenya

30 January, 2014

In our first meeting in Kenya we continued our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The meeting discussed the enhanced…

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Reducing disaster risk in the Horn of Africa

22 January, 2014

We continue our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The meeting will discuss the enhanced use of technology to mitigate…

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2013: a year in review

20 January, 2014

  This timeline looks back at some of the major events that took place in 2013.   February On February 4th, we opened The future of Europe conference. The conference analysed how a geometrically variable…

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In the midst of history in South Africa

11 December, 2013

A conference on scaling up the ‘treatment as prevention’ model of combatting HIV and AIDS took us to Cape Town during an historic period for South Africa. Scaling up HIV/AIDS treatment as prevention: Southern Africa…

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Human Rights Day 2013: pushing the agenda

10 December, 2013

Since 1950, two years after the adoption by the UN’s General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 10 December has been celebrated annually as International Human Rights Day. Human rights day 2013 marks…

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