Caribbean2030 Leaders’ Network created at Wilton Park

News - 9 November, 2016

During our meeting in October on Caribbean 2030 - new thinking for a new generation III, the Caribbean2030 Leaders’ Network was born. This group will build an entrepreneurial spirit of collaboration across the region.

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.

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 […]

The Commonwealth celebrates its 65th anniversary

News - 28 April, 2014

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 28, 1949, which established member states as ‘free and equal’ after India declared that although they wished to become republics they still wanted to remain within the Commonwealth. It now […]

World Water Day 2014

News - 21 March, 2014

March 22nd marks World Water Day 2014, a day which advocates for the sustainable management of the world’s water resources. Dating back to 1992 when the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Brazil recommended an international day be devoted to the celebration of fresh water, this year focuses on the water-energy nexus. With […]

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 […]

Lord Green’s speech on ‘The road to Bali’

News - 25 October, 2013

Lord Green, Minister of State for Trade and Investment Department for Business, Innovation and Skills spoke at our conference today on Trade facilitation for African economies   Lord Green’s speech The road to Bali: driving and delivering a meaningful consensus “Why is trade important? World growth depends on world trade. One sure way of miring us […]

Press release for ‘Eastern partnership – moving ahead’

News - 14 October, 2013

On the opening day of our conference three ministers joined us; Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania; Radosław Sikorski, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland; and David Lidington, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom. They issued a joint press release as follows: “Today we […]

First steps in China

News - 27 March, 2012

This month saw our first steps into China – working with the Central Party School, we held a two day, roundtable discussion in Beijing to discuss prosperity  in a new world economic order. Prosperity in a new world economic order 13-14 March 2012 (WP1163) Our project started with meetings at the Embassy and its key […]