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International Day of Peace

Today, people across the world are observing the International Day of Peace. The event was established in 1981 and is dedicated to promoting peace among…

The history of Wilton Park and the Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council (HRC) is currently holding its twenty-seventh regular session, which runs from 8 to 26 September 2014. Our meetings have contributed towards…

World Cup victory sets UK and German ‘high fliers’ in high spirits for a successful 29th British German Forum

Wilton Park’s 29th British German Forum convened 50 ‘high fliers’ from Germany and Britain, aged between 25 and 35 to discuss ‘A smarter Europe: cooperation,…

The future of peace operations: a comprehensive review?

Our conference on Promoting effective international peace operations in increasingly complex environments closed yesterday. The conference followed the announcement on 11 June 2014 by…

End Sexual Violence in Conflict: Global Summit

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict takes place this week in London. Foreign Secretary, William Hague, and Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy…

NATO’s 65th anniversary

2014 is a year which marks many historic anniversaries such as the centenary of the First World War, twenty five years since the fall of…

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

We start the year by considering the future of power and the challenges…

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…

Civil resistance seizes the moment

  Robert Grant, Programme Director, writes: Wilton Park conferences, bringing senior stakeholders and experts to the UK from many different corners of…

Talking while fighting conference delivers valuable insights and lessons

Bringing out valuable insights regarding political reconciliation processes during internal conflict, the conference highlighted many potential lessons to help inform an evolving political process in…