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 […]

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 Women’s Day 2015

News - 8 March, 2015

Despite originating in the early 20th century, the issues surrounding the conception of International Women’s Day (IWD) continue to face women around the world today. Current demands for equal payment, better working conditions, and reproductive rights are signs of women’s continuing struggle against gender discrimination. While some of the issues that dominated the international suffrage […]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

News - 25 November, 2014

In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we look back on our recent contributions to the promotion of the human rights of women and girls, and considers what more can be done to help end gender-based violence. Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women […]

International Day of Peace

News - 21 September, 2014

Today, people across the world are observing the International Day of Peace. The event was established in 1981 and is dedicated to promoting peace among people and nations. To mark its 20th anniversary in 2001, the UN General Assembly voted unanimously to mark 21 September as a day of non-violence and ceasefire. This year’s theme […]

Carnegie Corporation to fund two conferences on Peacebuilding in Africa

News - 16 July, 2014

A major grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York, will enable a two meetings on African Peacebuilding in partnership with the African Peacebuilding Network, New York, and the African Leadership Centre, Nairobi. Peacebuilding in Africa: evolving challenges, responses and new thinking February 2015 (WP1358) With the emergence of new conflict actors and the changing dynamics […]

Presentation of first Marsh Award for innovation in peacemaking

News - 10 June, 2014

The Marsh Christian Trust, in association with Wilton Park, have created this Marsh award to recognise an individual from outside the UK whose work makes an innovative difference to areas of conflict and peacemaking. We are very pleased to announce that this year it will be presented to the winner at this week’s Global Summit to […]

International Women’s Day: inspiring change

News - 7 March, 2014

8 March, International Women’s Day Beginning in the early 20th century, International Women’s Day (IWD) represents and celebrates women’s achievements across the ages and highlights the problems that women around the world are currently facing. The new millennium brought significant change, both legislative and societal, for women with greater rights, equality and emancipation. However, such […]

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 […]