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Statement on ‘Malaria elimination and acceleration towards a malaria-free world’

6 Oct 2015 News
At our ministerial meeting on Malaria elimination in Asia Pacific and Southern Africa that was held between 30 September and 2 October 2015, ministers, leaders and decision makers came together to discuss the elimination and eventual eradication of malaria, agreeing to collaborate, communicate and commit …

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Prospects for the nuclear non-proliferation regime

26 Sep 2015 News
Today we celebrate the United Nation’s International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, which is recognised annually on the 26th September. Wilton Park will once again, in December, bring together an array of nuclear experts to discuss what …

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The Bedrock of safe and secure shipping

24 Sep 2015 News
Today, Wilton Park marks World Maritime Day and reflects on this year’s theme ‘Maritime education and training. In today’s world, with rise of intercontinental air travel, it is easy to overlook the fact that the majority of the world’s and …

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International Day of Peace 2015

21 Sep 2015 News
We reflect on the International Day of Peace 2015, and its theme ‘Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All’ On 21 September 2015, the world observes the International Day of Peace. This year, the theme will be ‘Partnerships for Peace …

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Research institutions partnerships with Wilton Park

21 Sep 2015 News
We reflect on our partnerships with research institutions, such as the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford and Carnegie Corporation of New York. In October 2014, in partnership with the Centre for International Studies at the University …

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International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

16 Sep 2015 News
Wilton Park reflects upon the UK’s ongoing work to combat climate change and protect the environment. Today, we join the world in celebrating the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. It marks the passing of twenty eight …

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International Day of Democracy

15 Sep 2015 News
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 governments to strengthen their commitment to the promotion and consolidation of democratic values. This year’s …

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Devanna de la Puente being presented with the Marsh Award by British Ambassador to Thailand, Mark Kent

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

28 Aug 2015 News
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 Ambassador to Thailand, Mark Kent. Devanna was chosen as this year’s winner in recognition of …

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International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition

23 Aug 2015 News
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 opportunity to commemorate the victims of the slave trade and to raise awareness of modern …

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World Humanitarian Day 2015

19 Aug 2015 News
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 millions. The day was chosen by the UN General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary …

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