Partnership renewal between Wilton Park and Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

News - 27 September, 2016

The Indonesian Ambassador to the UK, HE Dr Rizal Sukma, visited Wilton Park today to sign the renewed Partnership Agreement between Wilton Park and The Policy Analysis and Development Agency of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Republic of Indonesia. This agreement has been developed to promote sustained dialogue between the two organisations and their respective countries, as they tackle wide ranging national and international policy issues.

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

News - 16 September, 2015

Wilton Park reflects upon the UK’s ongoing work to combat climate change and protect the environment. Today, we join the world in celebrating the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer. It marks the passing of twenty eight years since the drafting of The Montreal Protocol which set the controls and prohibitions of […]

International Day of Democracy

News - 15 September, 2015

Today marks the International Day of Democracy. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007 (A/62/7), the International Day of Democracy aims to encourage governments to strengthen their commitment to the promotion and consolidation of democratic values. This year’s initiative focuses on the role civil society plays within a successful democracy. The theme of […]

The Commonwealth celebrates its 65th anniversary

News - 28 April, 2014

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 28, 1949, which established member states as ‘free and equal’ after India declared that although they wished to become republics they still wanted to remain within the Commonwealth. It now […]

Lord Howell’s speech to the Wilton Park International Council 2012

News - 31 May, 2012

Lord Howell, Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, spoke at the meeting highlighting the value the high commissions and embassies, play in sharing their knowledge, time and support to ensure Wilton Park’s conferences are relevant. Wilton Park’s International Council (WPIC) met on 28 May in Lancaster House. The Council’s membership comprises of […]

Climate and resource security: recommendations for real policy action

News - 30 March, 2012

A Wilton Park event hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at Lancaster House, London A dialogue for the 21st century on climate and resource security was held earlier this week, seeking to identify possible national, regional and international policy frameworks, and practical recommendations for this 21st century challenge. A climate and resource security dialogue […]

Making tax interesting – Africa conference

News - 22 April, 2010

At a time when public spending and post-crisis economic plans focus attention, the conference conducted with the North-South Institute (Canada) presented original research of Sub-Saharan African economies. Enhancing Domestic Resource Mobilisation in Sub-Saharan Africa Tuesday 27 – Friday 30 April 2010 (WPS10-01) in co-operation with The North-South Institute and with support from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office […]