Young men wading through floodplains in Africa

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.

Selection of currency notes

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…

Banksy graffiti image of a boy sewing Union Jack bunting on a sewing machine

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…

Commonwealth Flag

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…

UN building with flags raised outside

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…

Two men, one speaking into a microphone at a Wilton Park conference

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…

Sir Hugo George William Swire sat in front of a microphone in the Conference Room at Wilton Park

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…