Author Archives: dxw

Author Archives: dxw

Gisela Stuart appointed as Wilton Park’s new Chair

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Gisela Stuart as the new Chair of Wilton Park. The appointment will be effective from 1 October 2018.

The power of tertiary education – Nina Pels

In March, we convened a two day meeting on maximising the power of tertiary education for global good. We invited two Chevening Scholars, two Commonwealth Scholars and one Marshall Scholar to share their personal reflections and journeys through education.

The power of tertiary education – Nancy Fairbank

In March, we convened a two day meeting on maximising the power of tertiary education for global good. We invited two Chevening Scholars, two Commonwealth Scholars and one Marshall Scholar to share their personal reflections and journeys through education.

The power of tertiary education – Nadya Subramaniam

In March, we convened a two day meeting on maximising the power of tertiary education for global good. We invited two Chevening Scholars, two Commonwealth Scholars and one Marshall Scholar to share their personal reflections and journeys through education.

The power of tertiary education – Fernanda Acosta

In March, we convened a two day meeting on maximising the power of tertiary education for global good. We invited two Chevening Scholars, two Commonwealth Scholars and one Marshall Scholar to share their personal reflections and journeys through education. Fernanda Acosta writes:

Wilton Park concludes fourth event in ‘African perspectives on peacebuilding’ series in Nigeria

In March we convened our fourth event in Abuja on our ‘African perspectives on peacebuilding’ series which built on the solid foundation of our wider work on conflict prevention, resolution and statebuilding.

The power of tertiary education – Eunice Rukondo

In March, we convened a two day meeting on maximising the power of tertiary education for global good. We invited two Chevening Scholars, two Commonwealth Scholars and one Marshall Scholar to share their personal reflections and journeys through education. Eunice Rukondo writes:

UK Foreign Secretary announces joint Wilton Park Forum with New Zealand

At last week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced a Wilton Park Forum on the impacts of climate change in the Pacific. The event will be held in December 2018, and will be co-hosted with the government of New Zealand.

Memorandum of Understanding between Wilton Park and the Alexandre de Gusmão Foundation in Brazil

On 1 February 2018, Permanent Under-Secretary Sir Simon McDonald KCMG KCVO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on behalf of Wilton Park with the Fundação Alexandre de Gusmão (FUNAG), represented by Ambassador Sérgio Eduardo Moreira Lima.

The Marsh Awards one year on

It has been a year since Dr Rouba Mhaissen, Founder and Director of SAWA for Development and Aid, was presented with a Marsh Award for Peacemaking and Peacekeeping. In this short video, Rouba gives an update on her work in Beirut helping to provide relief, education, medical assistance and livelihoods for Syrians displaced by the civil war.