Breaking the corruption chain

News - 9 December, 2015

International Anti-Corruption Day It is the opponent of the 2013 Lough Erne legacy, the buzzword of international footballing scandals, and a plague to the successful functioning of society worldwide: corruption. The concept itself is notoriously difficult to define; there does not seem to be any one example of corruption, but there are certainly a variety […]

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 […]

Emerging space economies conference garners attention from BBC World Service and coincides with the launch of British satellites

News - 10 July, 2014

The BBC World Service stopped in at Wilton Park today to listen in on discussions at our conference. Emerging space economies: next steps towards prosperity Wednesday 9 July – Friday 11 July 2014 (wp1346) A team from In the Balance – a business discussion programme for the Service, interviewed key international participants in the conference, […]

Reducing disaster risk in the Horn of Africa

News - 22 January, 2014

We continue our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The meeting will discuss the enhanced use of technology to mitigate disaster risk in the Horn of Africa. Strengthening technological capacities and information access for improving disaster risk reduction in the […]

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 […]

Press release for ‘Eastern partnership – moving ahead’

News - 14 October, 2013

On the opening day of our conference three ministers joined us; Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania; Radosław Sikorski, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland; and David Lidington, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom. They issued a joint press release as follows: “Today we […]

Business leaders recommend steps to make the UK ‘best in class’ in all disciplines

News - 17 July, 2013

HMG should expand alumni networks to capitalise on an ‘Affinity with Britain’ by building capacity in education, research and the development of global commercial and technical standards to stay ahead in the ‘global race’, say leading UK businesses. Opportunities for growth: UK business perspectives of emerging markets Wednesday 3 July (WP1250) On 3 July, in […]

Highlights from 2012

News - 19 December, 2012

Over the past 12 months, we have held events in a number of overseas locations as well as here at Wiston House in Sussex. In this summary, we look back at some of those discussions.  The 2012 programme has been extremely busy facilitating over 50 conferences and meetings. Most of these have been held at […]

Russia Dialogues contribute to rebuilding relationship

News - 12 September, 2011

The UK Prime Minister’s visit to Russia intends to forge a new, stronger relationship with Moscow, an exercise which we have been participating in for several years. Russia Dialogues series Our Russia Dialogues draw upon a strong track record of work dating back 25 years, to reflect interests and priorities identified by the UK and […]

Nominations now open for British German forum ‘leaders of the future’ (aged 25-35 years)

News - 17 March, 2011

This annual conference looks at how Britain and Germany deliver on their promises in an uncertain world, exploring the current and future drivers of global and regional change.   British Germanforum 2011: delivering a secure and prosperous future in a fast changing world Monday 11 – Friday 15 July 2011 (WP1095) The 2011 British German […]

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