UK Foreign Secretary announces joint Wilton Park Forum with New Zealand

News - 23 April, 2018

At last week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced a Wilton Park Forum on the impacts of climate change in the Pacific. The event will be held in December 2018, and will be co-hosted with the government of New Zealand.

Maintaining human rights in the mainstream

News - 26 April, 2016

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

The contribution and challenges of migrants

News - 18 December, 2015

Today, the world recognises International Migrants Day, celebrating the diversity, culture and economic gains that migrants bring to countries as they pursue better lives for themselves and their families. It also marks an opportunity to reflect on the challenges that migration can bring to a country, and to renew efforts to meet those challenges as […]

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 […]

Britain and Germany 25 years of finding emerging leaders

News - 28 January, 2011

  Robin Hart, Director for Programmes, writes: Each year Wilton Park plays a part to examine how Britain and Germany can work together in the face of shifting powers, changing environments, global threats and regional uncertainties. I have been privileged to have run the annual British German fora for the past 14 years.  Where once I […]

If we are so discreet, what on earth can we blog about?

News - 10 January, 2011

Richard Burge, Chief Executive, writes: Welcome to the Wilton Park blog Three times a week, we will send a short, pithy article reflecting on the global issues with which we wrestle. It is a linear blog, a single strand with many writers some of them will be my colleagues who specialise in particular areas of […]

Minister of State, Damian Green, announces UK’s aim of reducing net migration from outside Europe

News - 12 July, 2010

Migration is a global phenomenon that poses enormous challenges for sending and receiving countries.   Managing migration: challenges and opportunities? Monday 28 June 2010 (WP1038) In association with the UK Border Agency and held at the Institute of Directors   Migration is a global phenomenon that poses enormous challenges for sending and receiving countries. It is […]