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House of Lords report on Persuasion and power in the modern world

Persuasion and power – reviewing soft power in the UK

7 Apr 2014 News
A House of Lords Committee reports that the UK needs to exercise power differently to safeguard security and prosperity in the future. Maximising soft power assets Mon 19 – Wed 21 May 2014 (WP1289) The House of Lords Committee on …

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Celebrating World Health Day 2014

7 Apr 2014 News
On the 65th World Health Day, we reflect on the challenges posed by vector-borne diseases. Today is World Health Day. An annual event since 1950, the day is used each year to highlight a theme of global importance to health …

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NATO’s 65th anniversary

4 Apr 2014 News
2014 is a year which marks many historic anniversaries such as the centenary of the First World War, twenty five years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and today NATO’s 65th anniversary of its foundation. On 4 April 1949 …

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Positive Voices ring out from Cordoba for women in the Arab world

4 Apr 2014 News
Participants at a Wilton Park forum for women in the private sector in the MENA region, held in Cordoba, Spain, have resolved to make a positive difference in regional women’s welfare and economic empowerment. Women in the private sector in …

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Clare Short’s speech from our Beyond extractive sector transparency

2 Apr 2014 News
On Wednesday 26 March, Clare Short, Chair  of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), made a keynote speech at our conference dinner. You can read a copy of her speech below. Beyond extractive sector transparency: driving prosperity and stability through good …

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World Water Day 2014

21 Mar 2014 News
March 22nd marks World Water Day 2014, a day which advocates for the sustainable management of the world’s water resources. Dating back to 1992 when the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Brazil recommended an international day be …

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Commonwealth Day 2014

10 Mar 2014 News
Commonwealth Day is the annual celebration of the 53 Commonwealth Nations held on the second Monday in March every year. The day is marked to celebrate the union and diversity of the modern Commonwealth, to foster greater understanding of the Commonwealth’s achievements …

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International Women's Day 2014

International Women’s Day: inspiring change

7 Mar 2014 News
8 March, International Women’s Day Beginning in the early 20th century, International Women’s Day (IWD) represents and celebrates women’s achievements across the ages and highlights the problems that women around the world are currently facing. The new millennium brought significant …

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Angela Merkel’s London visit – Wilton Park’s contribution to UK-German relations

4 Mar 2014 News
On 27 February 2014, Angela Merkel became the latest foreign dignitary to address the British Parliament. Amid fears across Germany that Britain may soon leave the EU, Merkel’s speech featured the benefits of the UK remaining in the EU and …

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Carbon Trust Standard Awards

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office awarded prestigious Carbon Trust Standard Awards

3 Mar 2014 News
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), including Wilton Park, has been awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard and Carbon Trust Waste Standard for its UK operations. The Carbon Trust Standard and Carbon Trust Waste Standard awards recognise efforts in reducing …

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