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 […]

UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry to speak on security of gas supply

News - 5 December, 2011

Ensuring security of gas supply at reasonable prices has become a major preoccupation for the EU. Our meeting will assess current  policies from both supplier and consumer country perspectives, and what new initiatives may be needed. UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry will open the meeting with an important statement on the role of gas in […]

Gearing ourselves up

News - 26 August, 2011

  Richard Burge, Chief Executive, writes: This has been an interesting summer around the world; many people engaged in foreign affairs wonder if they have had a break at all. At Wilton Park, we do not run any events in August. This summer month enables us to put our head above the fray catch up […]