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Reducing impacts of flooding in Africa through improved early warning systems

A day of bright sunshine at Wilton Park rather incongruously kicked off our meeting on Flooding in the Greater Horn of Africa: building effective early warning systems.

Breaking the corruption chain

International Anti-Corruption Day It is the opponent of the 2013 Lough Erne legacy, the buzzword of international footballing scandals, and a plague to…

World Day against Child Labour

Wilton Park reflects upon the international problem of Child Labour and efforts to combat it going forward. In the modern world it is estimated by…

The Commonwealth celebrates its 65th anniversary

Although the Commonwealth dates back to the mid-20th century with the decolonisation of the British Empire, it was formally constituted by the London Declaration on April…

What next for development?

The post-2015 development framework sets an agenda which would benefit the poorest countries – a personal view from conference chair and visiting programme director…

Human Rights Day 2013: pushing the agenda

Since 1950, two years after the adoption by the UN’s General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 10 December has been celebrated annually…

Lord Green’s speech on ‘The road to Bali’

Lord Green, Minister of State for Trade and Investment Department for Business, Innovation and Skills spoke at our conference today on Trade facilitation for African…

Gauging international attitudes towards rules-based systems of economic governance

Hugo Swire, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, addressed an international audience of private sector and governmental representatives at our conference concerning the impact…