Author Archives: dxw

Author Archives: dxw

Breaking the cycle of rural poverty

In light of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and World Food Day 2015: breaking the cycle of rural poverty we look back to our…

Globe showing the Americas

New configurations of international order: a system creaking or cracking?

The global system and architecture set up in the aftermath of the Second World War are largely still in place. Are they still fit for…

Helicopter flying over a flooded town in Greater Bangkok

International Day for Disaster Reduction
Knowledge for Life

Today marks the international day for disaster reduction; raising awareness of the work done throughout the world to prevent and reduce the impact of disasters…

A child smiling in the forefront with more smiling children in the background

International Day of the Girl Child
The power of the adolescent girl: vision for 2030

Today we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child. In its fourth year as an internationally recognised day dedicated to highlighting the challenges faced…

A hand held by hands wearing gloves testing for Malaria

Statement on ‘Malaria elimination and acceleration towards a malaria-free world’

At our ministerial meeting on Malaria elimination in Asia Pacific and Southern Africa that was held between 30 September and 2 October 2015, ministers, leaders and decision makers came…

Statue of St George slaying the dragon

Prospects for the nuclear non-proliferation regime

Today we celebrate the United Nation’s International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, which is recognised annually on the 26th September. Wilton Park…

Crew boarding Her Majesty's Australian Ship from from a smaller boat out at sea

The Bedrock of safe and secure shipping

Today, Wilton Park marks World Maritime Day and reflects on this year’s theme ‘Maritime education and training. In today’s world, with rise of intercontinental air…

Three doves hovering in flight

International Day of Peace 2015

We reflect on the International Day of Peace 2015, and its theme ‘Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All’ On 21 September 2015, the world…

People of the DRC holding a sign saying Peace, Peace, Peace, Please

Research institutions partnerships with Wilton Park

We reflect on our partnerships with research institutions, such as the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford and Carnegie Corporation of New…

Globus Sonda

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

Wilton Park reflects upon the UK’s ongoing work to combat climate change and protect the environment. Today, we join the world in celebrating the…