Putting science and diplomacy under the microscope: Wilton Park at New Scientist Live (WP1509)

News - 19 September, 2016

What do scientists need to think about when giving foreign policy advice? How can diplomats promote risky innovation overseas? These are just two of the questions our expert panel will interrogate and debate at our panel discussion, broadcast live through our Facebook page from the Technology Stage at New Scientist Live on Thursday 22 September.

World Philosophy Day

News - 19 November, 2015

The third Thursday of November marks World Philosophy Day. A day that was first introduced by UNESCO in 2002 with the aim of honouring philosophical reflection and providing a platform for which to do so. The day provides the opportunity for a renewal of national, sub regional, regional and international commitment to philosophy. Furthermore it […]

Breaking the cycle of rural poverty

News - 16 October, 2015

In light of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and World Food Day 2015: breaking the cycle of rural poverty we look back to our significant Global food agriculture and land use series and ahead to our next potential series on agriculture. Looking back 6 conferences 3 years 170 participants 100 speakers and facilitators 39 […]

Working towards malaria elimination – Malaria Day 2015

News - 25 April, 2015

Today marks the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World Malaria Day 2015. Continuing from the past two years, the theme is ‘Invest in the future: defeat malaria’. In 2013, there were 198 million cases, and 584,000 deaths from malaria, with African children under five years old being the worst affected group. In 2014, 97 countries had […]

The Big Bang and the interfaces of knowledge

News - 15 July, 2014

In partnership with CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research and with support from the Sir Halley Stewart Trust, Wilton Park conducted ‘The Big Bang and the interfaces of knowledge: towards a common understanding of Truth?’. A sequel to our pioneering international conference ‘The Big Bang and the Interfaces of Knowledge: towards a common language?’ […]

Celebrating World Health Day 2014

News - 7 April, 2014

On the 65th World Health Day, we reflect on the challenges posed by vector-borne diseases. Today is World Health Day. An annual event since 1950, the day is used each year to highlight a theme of global importance to health and healthcare. The theme for this year’s World Health Day, the 65th, is vector-borne diseases […]

World Water Day 2014

News - 21 March, 2014

March 22nd marks World Water Day 2014, a day which advocates for the sustainable management of the world’s water resources. Dating back to 1992 when the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Brazil recommended an international day be devoted to the celebration of fresh water, this year focuses on the water-energy nexus. With […]

Global food, agriculture and land use: sharing insights from our series

News - 4 February, 2014

After the end of our three year, six part conference series on global food and agriculture systems, we launch a set of resources to share what we learned. What challenges are facing global food systems? How can global food production be made more efficient? What can be done to eradicate hunger and improve nutrition? How […]

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 […]

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