Africa

Africa

Crew boarding Her Majesty's Australian Ship from from a smaller boat out at sea

The Bedrock of safe and secure shipping

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…

Three doves hovering in flight

International Day of Peace 2015

We reflect on the International Day of Peace 2015, and its theme ‘Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All’ On 21 September 2015, the world…

People of the DRC holding a sign saying Peace, Peace, Peace, Please

Research institutions partnerships with Wilton Park

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…

Families receiving emergency food packages in Goma

World Humanitarian Day 2015

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…

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

The 29th of May is increasingly being recognised worldwide as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Today, we celebrate the work of the peacekeepers…

Mural of Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero

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,…

Two African men sat down holding bowls and smiling

Africa Industrialisation Day 2014

Africa Industrialization Day, established in 1990, is the day on which a large number of African governments and organisations gather to examine various different…

International Day of Peace

Today, people across the world are observing the International Day of Peace. The event was established in 1981 and is dedicated to promoting peace among…

People of the DRC holding a sign saying Peace, Peace, Peace, Please

Carnegie Corporation to fund two conferences on Peacebuilding in Africa

A major grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York, will enable a two meetings on African Peacebuilding in partnership with the African Peacebuilding…

Three men and a woman sat at a speaker table in front of a banner at an event about Africa

Wilton Park working with IGAD in Kenya

In our first meeting in Kenya we continued our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the…