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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…

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Calling for nominations for the 2015 British German Forum

Wilton Park’s British German Forum celebrates its 30th anniversary this July and is now welcoming nominations for potential British and German participants who are young…

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World Health Day 2015

Today marks the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Health Day. This year’s theme is ‘How safe is your food?’ with the WHO calling…

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International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

Today marks the second annual International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, a UN-sponsored awareness day to celebrate the role and contribution of sport…

Looking ahead: new strategies for tackling torture and improving prevention

Identifying innovative approaches to torture prevention alongside existing legal provisions and measures to ensure an absolute prohibition on torture. Strategies for tackling torture and improving…

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Today marks the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, a United Nations sponsored awareness day that…

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Recognising the Right to Truth Day

Recognition of the right to truth about human rights violations and the dignity of victims is reflected in our programme on human rights,…

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Local or diaspora organisations and humanitarian assistance for Syria

With no end to the conflict in Syria in sight, and the mounting challenges of responding to those in dire humanitarian need in areas controlled…

The end of medicine as we know it? – our focus on Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

According to the initial report produced in December 2014 by the Review on AMR, chaired by Jim O’Neill, up to 10 million people per year…

International Women’s Day 2015

Despite originating in the early 20th century, the issues surrounding the conception of International Women’s Day (IWD) continue to face women around the world…