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Wilton Park concludes fourth event in ‘African perspectives on peacebuilding’ series in Nigeria

In March we convened our fourth event in Abuja on our ‘African perspectives on peacebuilding’ series which built on the solid foundation of our wider work on conflict prevention, resolution and statebuilding.

Storms over Noosa

UK Foreign Secretary announces joint Wilton Park Forum with New Zealand

At last week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced a Wilton Park Forum on the impacts of climate change in the Pacific. The event will be held in December 2018, and will be co-hosted with the government of New Zealand.

Young men wading through floodplains in Africa

Reducing impacts of flooding in Africa through improved early warning systems

A day of bright sunshine at Wilton Park rather incongruously kicked off our meeting on Flooding in the Greater Horn of Africa: building effective early warning systems.

Caribbean2030 Leaders’ Network created at Wilton Park

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.

Irving Pulp and Paper Mill with smoke coming from the chimneys

World leaders reach historic deal to tackle climate change

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…

Breaking the cycle of rural poverty

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…

Globus Sonda

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

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…

Man holding a sign for World Environment Day 2015

World Environment Day 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 Foreign and Commonwealth Office awarded prestigious Carbon Trust Standard Awards

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), including Wilton Park, has been awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard and Carbon Trust Waste Standard for…

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

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…