Wilton Park in Washington

News - 4 July, 2016

Having recently partnered with the Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE) at Brookings on their May 2016 annual conference, with a debate on the Future of the UK in Europe, our hub in Washington is continuing its work to foster transatlantic political dialogue. Before the end of the year it will engage with various policy communities, facilitating a number of events, covering a range of programmes.

William Hague oversees signing of partnership agreement with Brazil

News - 18 February, 2014

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today by Ambassador Sérgio Eduardo Moreira Lima, President of The Fundação Alexandre de Gusmão of the Federative Republic of Brazil (FUNAG), and Wilton Park, represented by the British Ambassador to Brazil, Alex Ellis. The MoU launches a joint agreement for establishing a long term relationship between Wilton Park […]

Frontiers

News - 24 May, 2011

  Richard Burge, Chief Executive, writes: Ashraf paused as two helicopters flew past his third floor office window to land at the ISAF HQ in central Kabul. The clatter subsided. You see, Richard, we are all Curzons children. Meetings with Ashraf Ghani are always eventful offering insight, wisdom, and very often unexpected direction. He is […]

Global conflict – trends examined to forecast drivers of unrest

News - 15 March, 2011

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 and cyber, WMD proliferation and transnational crime. Global conflict – future trends and challenges: towards 2030 Monday 28 February – Wednesday 2 March 2011 (WP1073) Future opportunities include breakthroughs in […]

Tackling online jihad: understanding the issues and how to respond?

News - 1 February, 2011

  Julia Purcell, Programme Director, writes:   We recently welcomed Minister of State for Security and Counter-Terrorism, Baroness Neville Jones to Wilton Park. While here, the Minister spoke about Online Jihad and recorded a podcast with our Chief Executive, Richard Burge.  An excerpt of the speech is below:   “We are faced with a clear and […]

A week in the life of a Wilton Park intern

News - 26 January, 2011

Phoebe Blagg, Intern at Wilton Park, writes: There is no typical week here.  One day I might spend drafting letters, preparing briefings for meetings and doing research on useful organisations and contacts for Wilton Park – the next I might sit in on a conference session in the morning and then be asked to draft […]