Wilton Park Youth Dialogues – second event

News - 21 November, 2017

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

News - 26 September, 2015

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 will once again, in December, bring together an array of nuclear experts to discuss what is both feasible and necessary for the nuclear regime over the next five years towards […]

International Day of Democracy

News - 15 September, 2014

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 is focused on the need to engage young people in the democratic process. Since its establishment in 2007 by the General Assembly, the International Day of Democracy has aimed to promote […]

Girl Summit 2014

News - 22 July, 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 is dedicated to confronting child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) and female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK and across the world. Led by Prime Minister David Cameron, Home Secretary Theresa […]

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

News - 4 April, 2014

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 positive difference in regional women’s welfare and economic empowerment. Women in the private sector in the Middle East and North Africa Monday 24 – Thursday 27 March 2014 (WP1321) Our […]

2013: a year in review

News - 20 January, 2014

  This timeline looks back at some of the major events that took place in 2013.   February On February 4th, we opened The future of Europe conference. The conference analysed how a geometrically variable EU will develop and discussed whether European unity can be preserved in an increasingly diversified EU. …………………………………………………………………………………………. March Held in […]

Wilton Park World Radio is launched

News - 22 November, 2013

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 interviews with key opinion formers from the worlds of politics, diplomacy, academia, business, civil society, the military and media. Wilton Park World Radio will be streaming 24 hours a day […]

Wilton Park at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Leadership conference

News - 28 May, 2013

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 day panel event on assessing Diplomatic Excellence. Leadership week, described as one of the most important dates in the FCO’s diary, brings together Heads of Missions, FCO Ministers, and Board […]

High expectations in the wake of the Arab democratic wave

News - 2 August, 2012

In the wake of the Arab democratic wave expectations are high – young people in particular are calling for employment opportunities in the context of more open and effective societies – politicians must be seen to respond quickly. At two recent conferences we addressed these issues – the first looked at the Impact and challenges of […]

2011: watershed year for the Middle East and North Africa

News - 24 April, 2012

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 Park will examine the impact of the Arab transitions and explore the challenges ahead. Impact and challenges for the Middle East and North Africa one year on from the Arab […]