Caribbean2030 Leaders’ Network created at Wilton Park

News - 9 November, 2016

During our meeting in October on Caribbean 2030 - new thinking for a new generation III, the Caribbean2030 Leaders’ Network was born. This group will build an entrepreneurial spirit of collaboration across the region.

World leaders reach historic deal to tackle climate change

News - 14 December, 2015

Diplomatic efforts and international willingness to compromise brought a historic climate agreement in Paris this weekend as 196 countries agreed a landmark deal to tackle global warming. The 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) brought together 50,000 people including 150 World Leaders to limit the global […]

Breaking the cycle of rural poverty

News - 16 October, 2015

In light of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and World Food Day 2015: breaking the cycle of rural poverty we look back to our significant Global food agriculture and land use series and ahead to our next potential series on agriculture. Looking back 6 conferences 3 years 170 participants 100 speakers and facilitators 39 […]

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

News - 16 September, 2015

Wilton Park reflects upon the UK’s ongoing work to combat climate change and protect the environment. Today, we join the world in celebrating the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. It marks the passing of twenty eight years since the drafting of The Montreal Protocol which set the controls and prohibitions of […]

World Environment Day 2015

News - 5 June, 2015

This year’s theme is ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’ aiming to target the increasing levels of consumption across the globe which fuel the exponential expansion of extractive industries and pollution from energy production. The current level of demand for natural resources is unsustainable and the insatiable appetite to extract fossil fuels and […]

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office awarded prestigious Carbon Trust Standard Awards

News - 3 March, 2014

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), including Wilton Park, has been awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard and Carbon Trust Waste Standard for its UK operations. The Carbon Trust Standard and Carbon Trust Waste Standard awards recognise efforts in reducing carbon emissions and water use year on year. The FCO is the first public sector […]

Global food, agriculture and land use: sharing insights from our series

News - 4 February, 2014

After the end of our three year, six part conference series on global food and agriculture systems, we launch a set of resources to share what we learned. What challenges are facing global food systems? How can global food production be made more efficient? What can be done to eradicate hunger and improve nutrition? How […]

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 […]

Wilton Park in 2014 – what does power mean in the modern world?

News - 17 January, 2014

We start the year by considering the future of power and the challenges of modern diplomacy and policy planning – a theme which continues throughout our conferences in the first part of the year. We began by looking at how power is defined in the world today, how this concept is changing, and who will […]

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