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Wilton Park and UNGASS 2016: reassessing modern international drugs policy

In November 2015 more than thirty countries and institutions met at Wilton Park for a preliminary roundtable meeting in preparation for UNGASS 2016 which was held between April 18 and April 21 in Vienna this year. Pressure for a reassessment of drug control has grown in countries across the globe since the last UNGASS on drug policy in 1998.

Breaking the corruption chain

International Anti-Corruption Day It is the opponent of the 2013 Lough Erne legacy, the buzzword of international footballing scandals, and a plague to…

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Today Wilton Park marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons, to raise awareness of the victims of human trafficking and modern slavery, and to…

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Today marks the 27th annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as World Drug Day, a United Nations sponsored awareness…

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Today marks the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, a United Nations sponsored awareness day that…

Global conflict – trends examined to forecast drivers of unrest

Shifts in demographics, climate and economy will be amongst the main drivers of future conflict. Challenges include access to the ‘global commons’ of space, maritime…

Latin America: tackling the cocaine trade

Our conference on ‘Tackling the cocaine trade’ went ahead despite the travel disruption caused by the ash from the Icelandic volcano. The group of 25…