Clare Short’s speech from our Beyond extractive sector transparency

News - 2 April, 2014

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 governance Wednesday 26 – Friday 28 March, 2014 | WP1268 “We have been talking about […]

World Radio Day – enhancing global dialogue

News - 13 February, 2014

13 February is UNESCO’s World Radio Day and is a time to reflect on the importance of the radio in furthering communication throughout the world. The particular focus this year is on promoting gender equality, both in the production of radio programmes and through spreading a message of inclusion through their content. The changing nature […]

UN Security Council debates children and armed conflict

News - 19 September, 2012

On 19 September the UN Security Council will hold its annual open debate on children and armed conflict. Wilton Park’s conference examined progress in this field, identifying emerging challenges and developing ideas for moving the agenda forward. Protecting children affected by armed conflict: advancing the agenda of the last 10 years Wednesday 21 – Friday […]

2011: watershed year for the Middle East and North Africa

News - 24 April, 2012

The Arab uprisings of the last 15 months have been critical for challenging repression and demonstrating the power of collective action. A year on, Wilton Park will examine the impact of the Arab transitions and explore the challenges ahead. Impact and challenges for the Middle East and North Africa one year on from the Arab […]

The challenge of justice and accountability

News - 9 July, 2010

Often considered one of the most vexing issues in peace negotiations. Known or suspected perpetrators of serious abuse may play a central role in the talks, and ending fighting may depend on their agreement.   Negotiating Justice: The Challenge of Justice and Accountability in Peace Negotiations Monday 27 – Wednesday 29 September (S10/04) Many argue that […]