Africa Industrialisation Day

News - 20 November, 2015

Today the world recognises Africa Industrialisation Day celebrating the increasing economic development and industrial growth across the African continent. The day also marks a point for reflection on the continuing challenges facing many African nations in expanding their industrial progress, and how policymakers can ensure the benefits of industrialisation reach everyone in society. One of the […]

Breaking the cycle of rural poverty

News - 16 October, 2015

In light of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and World Food Day 2015: breaking the cycle of rural poverty we look back to our significant Global food agriculture and land use series and ahead to our next potential series on agriculture. Looking back 6 conferences 3 years 170 participants 100 speakers and facilitators 39 […]

Niger Delta Development Forum: regional challenges and opportunities

News - 30 June, 2015

Considering the complex security and economic challenges facing the people of the Niger Delta and identifying new opportunities for regional and international collaboration Niger Delta Development Forum: delivering sustainable and equitable socioeconomic improvement through industrial diversification Tuesday 23 June 2015 | WP1402 Building on the work of the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI), this Wilton […]

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

News - 26 June, 2015

Today marks the 27th annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as World Drug Day, a United Nations sponsored awareness day that serves as a reminder of the goals of creating an international society free of drug abuse. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has selected this year’s […]

Wilton Park celebrates Olympic Day 2015

News - 23 June, 2015

For the past 67 years, the international sporting community has celebrated Olympic Day on 23 June, with National Olympic Committees organising sports, cultural and educational activities around the world to promote new sports and Olympic values. Sport for development: a catalyst for change Monday 22 – Wednesday 24 June 2015 (WP1227) This year, in partnership […]

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

News - 6 April, 2015

Today marks the second annual International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, a UN-sponsored awareness day to celebrate the role and contribution of sport and physical activity to education, human development, healthy lifestyles and a peaceful world. With the 2015 target for reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), it is a crucial year. In […]

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 […]

Africa Industrialisation Day 2014

News - 20 November, 2014

Africa Industrialization Day, established in 1990, is the day on which a large number of African governments and organisations gather to examine various different ways to stimulate the industrialisation process in Africa. Celebrated annually on 20 November, the day is marked across Africa and around the world by special seminars, meetings and a host of […]