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Breaking the cycle of rural poverty

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…

A hand held by hands wearing gloves testing for Malaria

Statement on ‘Malaria elimination and acceleration towards a malaria-free world’

At our ministerial meeting on Malaria elimination in Asia Pacific and Southern Africa that was held between 30 September and 2 October 2015, ministers, leaders and decision makers came…

2015 Marsh Award for ‘Innovation in peacemaking and peacekeeping’ presented to gender based violence adviser

Devanna de la Puente, Inter-agency Regional Emergency Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Advisor for Asia and the Pacific was presented with the 2015 Marsh Award by British…

Families receiving emergency food packages in Goma

World Humanitarian Day 2015

Today marks World Humanitarian Day; honouring those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and those who continue to bring assistance and relief to…

Large packets of illegal drugs on a table that have been seized and soldiers holding weapons

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Today marks the 27th annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as World Drug Day, a United Nations sponsored awareness…

School girls skipping in India with other children and adults watching

Wilton Park celebrates Olympic Day 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…

Fruit stalls in Morocco with a man walking through the centre carrying a bag

World Health Day 2015

Today marks the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Health Day. This year’s theme is ‘How safe is your food?’ with the WHO calling…

The end of medicine as we know it? – our focus on Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

According to the initial report produced in December 2014 by the Review on AMR, chaired by Jim O’Neill, up to 10 million people per year…

Wilton Park marks the second annual UNAIDS Zero Discrimination Day

Coinciding with UNAIDS Zero Discrimination Day, we are convening an event to look at the implications for screening and treatment of HIV co-infections with viral…

Presentation of first Marsh Award for innovation in peacemaking

The Marsh Christian Trust, in association with Wilton Park, have created this Marsh award to recognise an individual from outside the UK whose work…