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

The EU’s External Action Service

7 July, 2010

The European Union’s (EU) influence is in danger of diminishing as emerging powers compete with the EU and USA for economic and political influence. The world is changing fast: mobility of people and skills is…

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Celebrating the 25th British German Forum

6 July, 2010

Established by Chancellor Kohl and Margaret Thatcher in 1985 the Forum brings together each year a group of up to 50 “high fliers” from Germany and Britain aged 25-35. The first group met in 1986.…

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Moving beyond oil – energy alternatives

23 June, 2010

Bianca Jagger called for a “Copernican revolution” in moving beyond carbon to a decentralized, sustainable energy system. Transiting to a low carbon economy: how to make successful policy and regulation happen Monday 21 – Thursday…

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The British-German Forum Alumni Newsletter

13 June, 2010

A visiting Intern, Ursula Stricker-Ellsiepen (Conference Manager at The Konstanz Science Forum, South Germany) describes her time at Wilton Park   “A stay at Wilton Park is an opportunity to stretch your mind through a…

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Latin America: tackling the cocaine trade

27 April, 2010

Our conference on ‘Tackling the cocaine trade’ went ahead despite the travel disruption caused by the ash from the Icelandic volcano. The group of 25 people who managed to participate were joined “virtually” by eight…

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Making tax interesting – Africa conference

22 April, 2010

At a time when public spending and post-crisis economic plans focus attention, the conference conducted with the North-South Institute (Canada) presented original research of Sub-Saharan African economies. Enhancing Domestic Resource Mobilisation in Sub-Saharan Africa Tuesday…

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Indonesia: what role as a contemporary global actor?

19 March, 2010

Among those taking part in the conference were the State Minister for National Development Planning (BAPPENAS), Professor Armida Alisyahbana and Governor of Papua province, Barnabus Suebu Indonesia: what role as a contemporary global actor? Monday…

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