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International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition

Today Wilton Park marks the International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition, a United Nations sponsored awareness day that offers the…

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Today Wilton Park marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons, to raise awareness of the victims of human trafficking and modern slavery, and to…

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Today marks the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, a United Nations sponsored awareness day that…

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we look back on our recent contributions to the promotion of the…

The history of Wilton Park and the Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council (HRC) is currently holding its twenty-seventh regular session, which runs from 8 to 26 September 2014. Our meetings have contributed towards…

2013: a year in review

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

Lynne Featherstone’s speech on ‘Work in freedom, responsible business and supply chains’ (WP1270)

On Thursday 10 October, Lynne Featherstone, Parliamentary Under Secretary, Department for International Development (DFID), gave a speech at our conference. Combating human trafficking: business and human rights…

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague launches the UK’s action plan on business and human rights

On September 4, the UK launched its action plan on business and human rights, becoming the first country to set out guidance to companies on…

The Rt Hon Hugo Swire, Minister of State will be the keynote speaker at roundtable on human trafficking & business (WP1270)

Marking Anti-Slavery week, the forum will raise awareness of human trafficking and labour exploitation within the business supply chain, applying existing principles and identifying practical…

Officials from interested G8 countries discuss climate impacts in fragile states and vulnerable countries

On 2 and 3 July, the UK hosted a meeting on climate change and security at Wilton Park. Policymakers from interested G8 countries discussed practical…