China: forty years on and a new chapter opens…

News - 15 March, 2012

From Iain Ferguson in Beijing As Ambassador Sebastian Wood recalled, opening the first Wilton Park conference to be run in China, it was on this very day, in 1972 that Britain established full diplomatic relations, at Ambassadorial level, with the People’s Republic of China. “Our relationship is better, stronger and bigger than ever before in […]

First steps in China

News - 13 March, 2012

Iain Ferguson, Chair of the Wilton Park Board, writes: Every journey, however long, starts with a first step and, on Monday, Wilton Park took its first step in China. We started with meetings at the Embassy and its key staff who have helped us develop this first China conference. Sebastian Wood, our Ambassador to the […]