Wilton Park in 2014 – what does power mean in the modern world?

News - 17 January, 2014

We start the year by considering the future of power and the challenges of modern diplomacy and policy planning – a theme which continues throughout our conferences in the first part of the year. We began by looking at how power is defined in the world today, how this concept is changing, and who will […]

The quiet fights

News - 16 September, 2011

This week we celebrated the International Day of Democracy. It is a day which cannot be ignored or forgotten, not least because of the current international climate and recent events such as the Arab Spring, and not forgetting, the quiet fights; every-day battles that go on in the name of democracy – unpublished and unpublicised. […]

The Bribery Act a new weapon in Britains soft power armoury

News - 10 June, 2011

  Richard Burge, Chief Executive, writes: On the 1st July, the Bribery Act comes into force.  Simply, it makes it an offence to give a bribe, to accept a bribe, or to bribe a public official of an overseas government. The law applies to anyone or any organisation that has at least some of its operations […]