Research institutions partnerships with Wilton Park

News - 21 September, 2015

We reflect on our partnerships with research institutions, such as the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford and Carnegie Corporation of New York. In October 2014, in partnership with the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford, we ran a meeting on Measuring peace consolidation. This event facilitated the exchange […]

Cree offering ceremony

News - 17 August, 2015

Earlier this year, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) ran one of a series of their International Leaders Programmes which are supported by Wilton Park. At this event Mr Don Iverson, the Mayor of Edmonton, a city within the Canadian province of Alberta, presented Wilton Park’s Chief Executive, Richard Burge, with some tobacco to offer […]

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

News - 26 June, 2015

Today is the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture; a day of solidarity for those who have endured the unimaginable, subjected to gross violation of their rights and a reminder of our obligation not only to prevent torture, but also to provide its victims with effective and prompt redress and rehabilitation. Strategies for […]

Looking ahead: new strategies for tackling torture and improving prevention

News - 2 April, 2015

Identifying innovative approaches to torture prevention alongside existing legal provisions and measures to ensure an absolute prohibition on torture. Strategies for tackling torture and improving prevention Monday 30 March – Wednesday 1 April 2015 (WP1382) Vigorous discussions took place at Wilton Park to find new strategies for tackling the enduring existence of torture in the […]

Recognising the Right to Truth Day

News - 24 March, 2015

Recognition of the right to truth about human rights violations and the dignity of victims is reflected in our programme on human rights, good governance and faith. Today is marked internationally as the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims. The purpose of […]

Wilton Park marks the second annual UNAIDS Zero Discrimination Day

News - 1 March, 2015

Coinciding with UNAIDS Zero Discrimination Day, we are convening an event to look at the implications for screening and treatment of HIV co-infections with viral hepatitis in South East Asia. HIV co-infections with viral hepatitis: implications for screening and treatment in Asia Saturday 28 February – Monday 2 March 2015 (WP1393) On 1 March, the […]

First Wilton Park conference on the human rights of LGBTI persons

News - 11 September, 2014

Wilton Park hosts its first ever conference on protecting and promoting the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons. Representative voices from a wide range of institutions and communities around the world came together to discuss how best to coordinate efforts and provide effective support to legal, diplomatic and civil society initiatives […]

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

News - 16 May, 2014

Promoting the human rights of LGBT persons: next steps for international institutions and civil society? Monday 1 – Wednesday 3 September 2014 (WP1312) The International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on the 17th May has been a worldwide celebration of sexual and gender diversities since 2005. It marks the day in 1990 when the World […]