The 2016 Marsh Award for Peacemaking and Peacekeeping

News - 16 November, 2016

On Sunday 13 November 2016 we hosted the third presentation of The Marsh Award for Peacemaking and Peacekeeping. This year’s recipient, Dr Rouba Mhaissen, is a Lebanese-Syrian and the Founder and Director of Sawa for Development and Aid, a non-profit organisation that supports Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and Sawa Foundation UK which supports forced migrants in Europe and the Middle East.

NATO and Russia: what next? (WP1470)

News - 13 May, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the 2007 Munich Security Conference marked an aggressive change in posture for the Russian Federation.

Peacebuilding in Africa: persistent challenges, sustainable solutions (WP1417)

News - 13 April, 2016

We were delighted to host the second in a series of events on Peacebuilding in Africa in Addis Ababa. The event was held in partnership with the African Leadership Centre, the Social Science Research Council and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. It aimed to develop and ‘road test’ the findings and policy recommendations from […]

International Day of Peace 2015

News - 21 September, 2015

We reflect on the International Day of Peace 2015, and its theme ‘Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All’ On 21 September 2015, the world observes the International Day of Peace. This year, the theme will be ‘Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All’, emphasising the need for cooperation, both in ending conflicts and creating […]

Research institutions partnerships with Wilton Park

News - 21 September, 2015

We reflect on our partnerships with research institutions, such as the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford and Carnegie Corporation of New York. In October 2014, in partnership with the Centre for International Studies at the University of Oxford, we ran a meeting on Measuring peace consolidation. This event facilitated the exchange […]

Wilton Park celebrates Olympic Day 2015

News - 23 June, 2015

For the past 67 years, the international sporting community has celebrated Olympic Day on 23 June, with National Olympic Committees organising sports, cultural and educational activities around the world to promote new sports and Olympic values. Sport for development: a catalyst for change Monday 22 – Wednesday 24 June 2015 (WP1227) This year, in partnership […]

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

News - 29 May, 2015

The 29th of May is increasingly being recognised worldwide as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. Today, we celebrate the work of the peacekeepers and their comrades across the world. It is a day to honour the service of peacekeeping personnel, irrespective of national background, for their mission is one that transcends domestic politics. […]

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

News - 6 April, 2015

Today marks the second annual International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, a UN-sponsored awareness day to celebrate the role and contribution of sport and physical activity to education, human development, healthy lifestyles and a peaceful world. With the 2015 target for reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), it is a crucial year. In […]

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

News - 26 September, 2014

Today is the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Achieving global nuclear disarmament is one of the oldest goals of the United Nations.  It was the subject of the General Assembly’s first resolution in 1946. It has been on the General Assembly’s agenda along with general and complete disarmament ever since 1959.  It has […]

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