environment

environment

World Toilet Day

Today is World Toilet Day which aims to draw the world’s attention to the crucial nature of adequate sanitation which affects health, education, gender equality,…

New ways of investing in development

As part of the International Year of Evaluation, Wilton Park partnered with the Centre for Development Impact (CDI) to discuss the evaluation of of new…

The Commonwealth celebrates its 65th anniversary

Although the Commonwealth dates back to the mid-20th century with the decolonisation of the British Empire, it was formally constituted by the London Declaration on April…

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office awarded prestigious Carbon Trust Standard Awards

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), including Wilton Park, has been awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard and Carbon Trust Waste Standard for…

What next for development?

The post-2015 development framework sets an agenda which would benefit the poorest countries – a personal view from conference chair and visiting programme director…

Reducing disaster risk in the Horn of Africa

We continue our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The…

2013: a year in review

  This timeline looks back at some of the major events that took place in 2013.   February On…

Post-2015 framework on poverty eradication and sustainable development

Formulating priorities and strategies as the Millennium Development Goals approach their culmination – what next for the least developed countries. The post-2015 development framework: priorities…

Key areas of reform for Europe identified

This second instalment of the Jubilee Dialogue series considered the diverse political, economic and diplomatic challenges Europe faces in defining its place in the world…

Think. Eat. Save.
Our series of conferences on global agriculture, food and land use links to 2013 World Environment Day theme

Our conference series on global agriculture, food and land use ties in with the focus of this year’s World Environment Day on reducing food waste…