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Building consensus on human rights in a rapidly changing world

We began 2017 with a forward looking discussion in the latest of our annual series of human rights roundtables. This year’s topic was The future of human rights in a multi-polar world: exploring opportunities for further engagement, recognising the continued diffusion of power and influence on a global scale.

Advancing the rights of LGBTI+ persons of faith and in faith communities: partnerships for progress (WP1488)

In the run-up to the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on 17 May 2016, we look ahead to the second in our series of events focusing on the human and civil rights of LGBTI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or interse

Maintaining human rights in the mainstream

Wilton Park’s Chief Executive Richard Burge was part of a panel launching the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Human Rights and Democracy Report.

Cree offering ceremony

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.

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…

First Wilton Park conference on the human rights of LGBTI persons

Wilton Park hosts its first ever conference on protecting and promoting the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons. Representative voices from…

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…

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Promoting the human rights of LGBT persons: next steps for international institutions and civil society? Monday 1 – Wednesday 3 September 2014 (WP1312) The…

FCO Human Rights report

Last month the Foreign Secretary launched the 2013 Human Rights report, which set out the steps taken by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office last year…

The Commonwealth celebrates its 65th anniversary

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…