British German Forum alumni discuss Brexit

News - 9 December, 2016

Wilton Park was pleased to help facilitate a discussion on Brexit in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London last week. The event was organised by Bridge International Dialogue (Bridge ID), a forum created by alumni of the Wilton Park British German Forum (BGF).

World Cup victory sets UK and German ‘high fliers’ in high spirits for a successful 29th British German Forum

News - 21 July, 2014

Wilton Park’s 29th British German Forum convened 50 ‘high fliers’ from Germany and Britain, aged between 25 and 35 to discuss ‘A smarter Europe: cooperation, competition and innovation in the 2020s.’ British German Forum 2014 A smarter Europe: cooperation, competition and innovation in the 2020s Sunday 13 July – Thursday 17 July 2014 (WP1320) Chaired […]

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 […]

The British German Forum 2013 The European Union: EUseful or EUseless?

News - 22 July, 2013

Three and a half days’ excellent discussion threw into sharper relief the strength of the British-German bilateral relationship and highlighted the common concerns and interests that Britain and Germany share in the European project. British German Forum The future of Europe: relevance and effectiveness in the 21st century? Sunday 14 – Thursday 18 July 2013 […]

Young British and German high-flyers discuss the future of Europe at British-German Forum

News - 15 July, 2013

Gary Wilton, Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the EU and Canon of the Pro-Cathedral of Holy Trinity writes: The 28th British German Forum discusses the changing dynamics of British and German engagement in Europe. Participants explore to what extent British and German citizens might view the European ‘project’ differently and how they foresee its future. British-German […]

‘Young leaders’ play it out on the football pitch

News - 20 July, 2011

As the sun began to shine during the annual British German Forum, young Britons and Germans, considered to be potential ‘future leaders’, played a highly energetic and surprisingly skilful game of football on the lawn. Whilst much of the week focused on discussing the challenges and opportunities for Britain and Germany in a fast-changing world, […]

Nominations now open for British German forum ‘leaders of the future’ (aged 25-35 years)

News - 17 March, 2011

This annual conference looks at how Britain and Germany deliver on their promises in an uncertain world, exploring the current and future drivers of global and regional change.   British Germanforum 2011: delivering a secure and prosperous future in a fast changing world Monday 11 – Friday 15 July 2011 (WP1095) The 2011 British German […]

Celebrating the 25th British German Forum

News - 6 July, 2010

Established by Chancellor Kohl and Margaret Thatcher in 1985 the Forum brings together each year a group of up to 50 “high fliers” from Germany and Britain aged 25-35. The first group met in 1986. Since then almost 1000 people have participated….. British German Forum 12-16 July 2010 (WP1040) Established by Chancellor Kohl and Margaret […]