Author Archives: dxw

Author Archives: dxw

International Day of Democracy

Today marks the International Day of Democracy. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007 (A/62/7), the International Day of Democracy aims to encourage…

2015 Marsh Award for ‘Innovation in peacemaking and peacekeeping’ presented to gender based violence adviser

Devanna de la Puente, Inter-agency Regional Emergency Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Advisor for Asia and the Pacific was presented with the 2015 Marsh Award by British…

Stone figures stood in a circle holding hands and facing outwards as a tribute to slaves

International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition

Today Wilton Park marks the International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition, a United Nations sponsored awareness day that offers the…

Families receiving emergency food packages in Goma

World Humanitarian Day 2015

Today marks World Humanitarian Day; honouring those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and those who continue to bring assistance and relief to…

People displaying a Cree offering in front of a Liriodendron tulipifera tulip tree at Wilton Park

Cree offering ceremony

Earlier this year, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) ran one of a series of their International Leaders Programmes which are supported by Wilton Park.

Graffiti image of a boy on a wall with text saying Rescue Us

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Today Wilton Park marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons, to raise awareness of the victims of human trafficking and modern slavery, and to…

New ways of investing in development

As part of the International Year of Evaluation, Wilton Park partnered with the Centre for Development Impact (CDI) to discuss the evaluation of of new…

Houses of Parliament

The UK leads the world in soft power

We reflect upon the UK’s position at the top of the Soft Power 30 index of global soft power, and look at our ongoing contributions…

Families crossing the border from the Ivory Coast to Liberia on boats with their belongings

World Population Day

In an increasingly dangerous world, proximity to conflict is becoming a reality for more and more people. Saturday 11 July annually marks World Population Day,…

A Euro coin

What next for the EU?

Young leaders from the UK and Germany are meeting to discuss the key challenges faced by the EU British German Forum 2015 Strengthening our resilience…