Partnership renewal between Wilton Park and Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

News - 27 September, 2016

The Indonesian Ambassador to the UK, HE Dr Rizal Sukma, visited Wilton Park today to sign the renewed Partnership Agreement between Wilton Park and The Policy Analysis and Development Agency of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Republic of Indonesia. This agreement has been developed to promote sustained dialogue between the two organisations and their respective countries, as they tackle wide ranging national and international policy issues.

World leaders reach historic deal to tackle climate change

News - 14 December, 2015

Diplomatic efforts and international willingness to compromise brought a historic climate agreement in Paris this weekend as 196 countries agreed a landmark deal to tackle global warming. The 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) brought together 50,000 people including 150 World Leaders to limit the global […]

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 […]

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

News - 16 September, 2015

Wilton Park reflects upon the UK’s ongoing work to combat climate change and protect the environment. Today, we join the world in celebrating the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. It marks the passing of twenty eight years since the drafting of The Montreal Protocol which set the controls and prohibitions of […]

World Environment Day 2015

News - 5 June, 2015

This year’s theme is ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’ aiming to target the increasing levels of consumption across the globe which fuel the exponential expansion of extractive industries and pollution from energy production. The current level of demand for natural resources is unsustainable and the insatiable appetite to extract fossil fuels and […]

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office awarded prestigious Carbon Trust Standard Awards

News - 3 March, 2014

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), including Wilton Park, has been awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard and Carbon Trust Waste Standard for its UK operations. The Carbon Trust Standard and Carbon Trust Waste Standard awards recognise efforts in reducing carbon emissions and water use year on year. The FCO is the first public sector […]

Global food, agriculture and land use: sharing insights from our series

News - 4 February, 2014

After the end of our three year, six part conference series on global food and agriculture systems, we launch a set of resources to share what we learned. What challenges are facing global food systems? How can global food production be made more efficient? What can be done to eradicate hunger and improve nutrition? How […]

Forecasting the future of resource use in a changing world

News - 1 February, 2013

All states will face significant challenges over the next two decades as natural resources become increasingly scarce. However, managed intelligently, these problems are not insuperable. Resources: trends and future challenges for states and regions – towards 2030 Monday 14 – Wednesday 16 January 2013 (WP1218) Forecasting the future shape of the world has become an […]

Lord Howell’s speech to the Wilton Park International Council 2012

News - 31 May, 2012

Lord Howell, Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, spoke at the meeting highlighting the value the high commissions and embassies, play in sharing their knowledge, time and support to ensure Wilton Park’s conferences are relevant. Wilton Park’s International Council (WPIC) met on 28 May in Lancaster House. The Council’s membership comprises of […]

UK Energy Minister on EU gas supply

News - 10 February, 2012

Organised in close coordination with DECC, this meeting featured energy ministers, Charles Hendry MP and Norwegian Secretary of State Per Rune Henriksen. EU and UK gas security of supply 23-25 January 2012 (WP1121) Major gas producing companies, including Qatargas, Shell, and BP provided high level speakers to discuss gas security. There was very strong emphasis […]