2013: a year in review

News - 20 January, 2014

  This timeline looks back at some of the major events that took place in 2013.   February On February 4th, we opened The future of Europe conference. The conference analysed how a geometrically variable EU will develop and discussed whether European unity can be preserved in an increasingly diversified EU. …………………………………………………………………………………………. March Held in […]

Human Rights Day 2013: pushing the agenda

News - 10 December, 2013

Since 1950, two years after the adoption by the UN’s General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 10 December has been celebrated annually as International Human Rights Day. Human rights day 2013 marks 20 years since the establishment of the mandate of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Wilton Park has been instrumental […]

The Jubilee Dialogues – big thinking at the FCO

News - 28 March, 2013

The FCO is committed to leading dialogue and debate on the key issues shaping the world and  has launched ‘The Jubilee Dialogues’ a flagship series of debates bringing together leading thinkers to discuss some of the major drivers behind transformation in societies across the world. The first event on Monday 25 March, held in association […]

High expectations in the wake of the Arab democratic wave

News - 2 August, 2012

In the wake of the Arab democratic wave expectations are high – young people in particular are calling for employment opportunities in the context of more open and effective societies – politicians must be seen to respond quickly. At two recent conferences we addressed these issues – the first looked at the Impact and challenges of […]

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 […]