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Wilton Park meeting gathers world experts to focus on HIV prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Last week, we held a three day meeting in Swakopmund on Building a stronger HIV prevention response in Sub-Saharan Africa. Namibian First Lady Monica Geingos and the Hon Dr Bernard Haufiku, Minister of Health and Social Services, were joined by HIV experts from across the region, including top government officials, leading clinicians and researchers, civil society advocates and programme implementers for the event.

Building consensus on human rights in a rapidly changing world

We began 2017 with a forward looking discussion in the latest of our annual series of human rights roundtables. This year’s topic was The future of human rights in a multi-polar world: exploring opportunities for further engagement, recognising the continued diffusion of power and influence on a global scale.

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Reducing impacts of flooding in Africa through improved early warning systems

A day of bright sunshine at Wilton Park rather incongruously kicked off our meeting on Flooding in the Greater Horn of Africa: building effective early warning systems.

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British German Forum alumni discuss Brexit

Wilton Park was pleased to help facilitate a discussion on Brexit in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London last week. The event was organised by Bridge International Dialogue (Bridge ID), a forum created by alumni of the Wilton Park British German Forum (BGF).

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Beyond our borders: taking Wilton Park’s expertise abroad

By the end of 2016 we will have facilitated 12 events abroad, making 2016 one of our busiest years so far for events held around the world.

The 2016 Marsh Award for Peacemaking and Peacekeeping

On Sunday 13 November 2016 we hosted the third presentation of The Marsh Award for Peacemaking and Peacekeeping. This year’s recipient, Dr Rouba Mhaissen, is a Lebanese-Syrian and the Founder and Director of Sawa for Development and Aid, a non-profit organisation that supports Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and Sawa Foundation UK which supports forced migrants in Europe and the Middle East.

Rebuilding, reunification and remembrance

As we take time today to remember those who have fought and died in conflict, we invite you to look back at Wilton Park’s peacebuilding…

Caribbean2030 Leaders’ Network created at Wilton Park

During our meeting in October on Caribbean 2030 - new thinking for a new generation III, the Caribbean2030 Leaders’ Network was born. This group will build an entrepreneurial spirit of collaboration across the region.

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Protecting children from violence: safeguarding children’s rights through better prevention and response

By the end of this year, we will have had the pleasure of meeting a number of participants who are focused on understanding and tackling the issues and challenges faced by children globally.

Ebola: how reactions differ when pandemics are confirmed as an attack

We recently convened an event to further an investigation undertaken by the United States upon how responses to pandemics may differ when their release is suspected or found to be a deliberate act.