Middle East

Middle East

Wilton Park Youth Dialogues – second event

In October 2017 the second event in our Youth Dialogues series took place in Jordan. We organised the three day event in association with the British Council, the West Asia-North Africa (WANA) Institute and the Department for International Development (DFID).

Prospects for the nuclear non-proliferation regime

Today we celebrate the United Nation’s International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, which is recognised annually on the 26th September. Wilton Park…

International Day of Democracy

Today marks the International Day of Democracy. An event piloted by the United Nations which aims to promote democratic values worldwide. This year’s initiative…

Girl Summit 2014

The first event of its kind in the UK, Girl Summit 2014 takes place today. Co-hosted by the UK government and UNICEF, the summit…

Positive Voices ring out from Cordoba for women in the Arab world

Participants at a Wilton Park forum for women in the private sector in the MENA region, held in Cordoba, Spain, have resolved to make a…

2013: a year in review

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

Wilton Park World Radio is launched

Today sees the launch of Wilton Park World Radio on which we will broadcast a selection of our podcasts covering a range of issues and…

Wilton Park at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Leadership conference

The Wilton Park team kicked off its involvement at the annual Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Leadership Conference, on Monday 13 May with our half…

High expectations in the wake of the Arab democratic wave

In the wake of the Arab democratic wave expectations are high – young people in particular are calling for employment opportunities in the context of…

2011: watershed year for the Middle East and North Africa

The Arab uprisings of the last 15 months have been critical for challenging repression and demonstrating the power of collective action. A year on, Wilton…