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Painting of Palestinian children wounded by an Israeli rocket strike

Protecting our human rights

Next year will mark the 50th Anniversary of two international human rights treaties: the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the…

Banksy graffiti image of a boy sewing Union Jack bunting on a sewing machine

World Day against Child Labour

Wilton Park reflects upon the international problem of Child Labour and efforts to combat it going forward. In the modern world it is estimated by…

Human Rights Day: advancing the human rights agenda

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…

UN Security Council debates children and armed conflict

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…

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Global hunger and the Olympics

A global hunger event will be headed by the UK Prime Minister David Cameron and the Vice-President of Brazil, Michel Temer. A global hunger event…

A man and a women posing for a photograph in front of a Wilton Park banner

Protecting children affected by armed conflict

Despite considerable progress, significant challenges remain to ensure children affected by armed conflict are protected. By examining the changing nature of conflict and exploring innovative…

UNICEF – Universal Children’s Day November 20

Universal Children’s Day takes place each year to promote the welfare of the world’s children. ‘The neglected agenda: protecting children without adequate parental care’ is…

Wilton Park networking event: fifth session of the World Urban Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil March 2010

Daily blog from Dr Roger Williamson, Programme Director at Wilton Park, attending WUF in rio. Rio floods Since I attended the UN-Habitat Conference on cities…