Caribbean2030 Leaders’ Network created at Wilton Park

News - 9 November, 2016

During our meeting in October on Caribbean 2030 - new thinking for a new generation III, the Caribbean2030 Leaders’ Network was born. This group will build an entrepreneurial spirit of collaboration across the region.

Safeguards and opportunities in the big data revolution

News - 14 June, 2016

Experts now estimate that 90% of all data in the world was created in the last two years. We are currently convening an event on safeguarding rights in the big data revolution, and how best to utilise the opportunities it provides, whilst ensuring adequate measures are taken to protect personal privacy.

NATO and Russia: what next? (WP1470)

News - 13 May, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the 2007 Munich Security Conference marked an aggressive change in posture for the Russian Federation.

International Day of Peace 2015

News - 21 September, 2015

We reflect on the International Day of Peace 2015, and its theme ‘Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All’ On 21 September 2015, the world observes the International Day of Peace. This year, the theme will be ‘Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All’, emphasising the need for cooperation, both in ending conflicts and creating […]

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 […]

Caribbean 2030 – a new generation creating a new vision

News - 15 June, 2015

The new and upcoming leaders in the Caribbean set out their positive and aspirational vision for the region in 2030 at our recent meeting. Caribbean 2030 – new vision for a new generation Monday 1 June – Wednesday 3 June 2015 (WP1404) A peaceful and prosperous region: globally competitive and resilient that is delivering for […]

World Environment Day 2015

News - 5 June, 2015

This year’s theme is ‘Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care’ aiming to target the increasing levels of consumption across the globe which fuel the exponential expansion of extractive industries and pollution from energy production. The current level of demand for natural resources is unsustainable and the insatiable appetite to extract fossil fuels and […]

Reaching 50: The Arms Trade Treaty

News - 26 September, 2014

Yesterday, 25 September, the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) reached 50 ratifications and thus triggered entry into force. The Treaty will now enter into force on 24th December 2014. Ratifications have steadily accrued over the past year since the adoption of the treaty by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on the 2nd April 2013, with […]

International Day of Peace

News - 21 September, 2014

Today, people across the world are observing the International Day of Peace. The event was established in 1981 and is dedicated to promoting peace among people and nations. To mark its 20th anniversary in 2001, the UN General Assembly voted unanimously to mark 21 September as a day of non-violence and ceasefire. This year’s theme […]