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

65 years of Wilton Park at Wiston House

9 February, 2016

2016 marks not one, but two milestones for Wilton Park. Whilst we celebrate 70 years of existence as a diplomatic institution, we also mark our arrival at our green and pleasant home in Sussex. We…

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The contribution and challenges of migrants

18 December, 2015

Today, the world recognises International Migrants Day, celebrating the diversity, culture and economic gains that migrants bring to countries as they pursue better lives for themselves and their families. It also marks an opportunity to…

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Protecting our human rights

10 December, 2015

Next year will mark the 50th Anniversary of two international human rights treaties: the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). These treaties…

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Breaking the corruption chain

9 December, 2015

International Anti-Corruption Day It is the opponent of the 2013 Lough Erne legacy, the buzzword of international footballing scandals, and a plague to the successful functioning of society worldwide: corruption. The concept itself is notoriously…

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Africa Industrialisation Day

20 November, 2015

Today the world recognises Africa Industrialisation Day celebrating the increasing economic development and industrial growth across the African continent. The day also marks a point for reflection on the continuing challenges facing many African nations in…

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World Philosophy Day

19 November, 2015

The third Thursday of November marks World Philosophy Day. A day that was first introduced by UNESCO in 2002 with the aim of honouring philosophical reflection and providing a platform for which to do so.…

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World Toilet Day

19 November, 2015

Today is World Toilet Day which aims to draw the world’s attention to the crucial nature of adequate sanitation which affects health, education, gender equality, nutrition, the environment and the economy. Goal 6 of the…

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