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 […]

Post-2015 framework on poverty eradication and sustainable development

News - 15 January, 2014

Formulating priorities and strategies as the Millennium Development Goals approach their culmination – what next for the least developed countries. The post-2015 development framework: priorities for the least developed countries Wednesday 29 – Friday 31 January 2014 (WP1309) Next year marks the culmination of global commitment to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. It is already […]

Key areas of reform for Europe identified

News - 3 July, 2013

This second instalment of the Jubilee Dialogue series considered the diverse political, economic and diplomatic challenges Europe faces in defining its place in the world in the near future. Jubilee dialogues: Europe and the world in 2023 Wednesday 26 June 2013 (WP1264) In this second instalment of the Jubilee Dialogue series, David Lidington, Minister of […]

Reflections on World Water Day

News - 22 March, 2013

The 20th World Water day provides important opportunity to focus on the need for greater cooperation and management of water resources. Today is the 20th World Water Day. Water is, by its nature, a resource that must be addressed internationally; withdrawal and use in one country will directly impact supplies in another. An international response […]

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 […]

Lord Howell delivers keynote speech at the Wilton Park Japan conference

News - 10 November, 2010

Lord Howell, Minister of State at the FCO, has a longstanding interest in Japan.  His recent conference speech affirmed the strength of our bilateral relations and looked forward to further progress and cooperation in the future. Japan: increasing its global role? Monday 1 – Thursday 4 November 2010 (WP1063) Podcast  Politicians, senior officials and policy […]