Author Archives: dxw

Author Archives: dxw

A woman holding a hand full of cassava in a field with men harvesting behind her

Niger Delta Development Forum: regional challenges and opportunities

Considering the complex security and economic challenges facing the people of the Niger Delta and identifying new opportunities for regional and international collaboration Niger Delta…

People stood in line wearing No Torture hats and t-shirts for the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Today is the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture; a day of solidarity for those who have endured the unimaginable, subjected to gross…

Large packets of illegal drugs on a table that have been seized and soldiers holding weapons

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Today marks the 27th annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as World Drug Day, a United Nations sponsored awareness…

School girls skipping in India with other children and adults watching

Wilton Park celebrates Olympic Day 2015

For the past 67 years, the international sporting community has celebrated Olympic Day on 23 June, with National Olympic Committees organising sports, cultural and educational…

Map of the Caribbean

Caribbean 2030 – a new generation creating a new vision

The new and upcoming leaders in the Caribbean set out their positive and aspirational vision for the region in 2030 at our recent meeting. Caribbean…

HMNS Magna Carta exhibit

Magna Carta, 800 years on

Wilton Park reflects upon the legacy of Magna Carta in an international context on its 800th anniversary. Today marks the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta,…

Banksy graffiti image of a boy sewing Union Jack bunting on a sewing machine

World Day against Child Labour

Wilton Park reflects upon the international problem of Child Labour and efforts to combat it going forward. In the modern world it is estimated by…

Man holding a sign for World Environment Day 2015

World Environment Day 2015

This year’s theme is ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’ aiming to target the increasing levels of consumption across the globe which fuel…

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

The 29th of May is increasingly being recognised worldwide as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Today, we celebrate the work of the peacekeepers…

Press release for ‘Implementing Africa’s maritime security strategies’

We have just concluded a major event held in South Africa in partnership with ISS-Africa on implementing African maritime security strategies. Wilton Park and ISS…