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such as the Arab Spring, and not forgetting, the quiet fights; every-day battles that go on in the name of democracy – unpublished and unpublicised. […]

Frontiers

News - 24 May, 2011

  Richard Burge, Chief Executive, writes: Ashraf paused as two helicopters flew past his third floor office window to land at the ISAF HQ in central Kabul. The clatter subsided. You see, Richard, we are all Curzons children. Meetings with Ashraf Ghani are always eventful offering insight, wisdom, and very often unexpected direction. He is […]

Discussing the delivery of digital government – why Athens?

News - 29 March, 2011

  David Landsman, HM Ambassador to Greece, writes: What prompted us in Athens to suggest to Wilton Park this theme for its first conference in Greece?  First, the realisation that the Greek and British Governments, both elected in the last 18 months, had focused on e-government as part of the solution to pressing challenges the need for […]

Britain and Germany 25 years of finding emerging leaders

News - 28 January, 2011

  Robin Hart, Director for Programmes, writes: Each year Wilton Park plays a part to examine how Britain and Germany can work together in the face of shifting powers, changing environments, global threats and regional uncertainties. I have been privileged to have run the annual British German fora for the past 14 years.  Where once I […]