Wilton Park stands with refugees

News - 20 June, 2016

Throughout history people have been forced to flee their country because of persecution, war or violence. In the wake of the Second World War the number of displaced people increased. The 1951 Refugee Convention, signed by 144 State parties, was agreed as the key legal instrument defining the term ‘refugee’. It outlines the rights of the displaced, as well as the legal obligations of States to protect them.

Cree offering ceremony

News - 17 August, 2015

Earlier this year, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) ran one of a series of their International Leaders Programmes which are supported by Wilton Park. At this event Mr Don Iverson, the Mayor of Edmonton, a city within the Canadian province of Alberta, presented Wilton Park’s Chief Executive, Richard Burge, with some tobacco to offer […]

Inaugural 90 Minute Dialogue debates multiculturalism in foreign policy

News - 22 November, 2011

The inaugural Wilton Park 90 Minute Dialogue took place on 16 November with a discussion on ‘Foreign policy implications of multiculturalism: strategy and practice’ led by Spencer Boyer, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US State Department.   Wilton Park 90 Minute Dialogue: ‘Foreign policy implications of multiculturalism: strategy and practice’ 16 November 2011 (WP1156) Our […]