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.

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 […]

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 […]

Niger Delta Development Forum: regional challenges and opportunities

News - 30 June, 2015

Considering the complex security and economic challenges facing the people of the Niger Delta and identifying new opportunities for regional and international collaboration Niger Delta Development Forum: delivering sustainable and equitable socioeconomic improvement through industrial diversification Tuesday 23 June 2015 | WP1402 Building on the work of the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI), this Wilton […]

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 […]

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 […]

World Humanitarian Day

News - 19 August, 2014

Today is World Humanitarian Day, this recognises those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was chosen by the UN General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq. It is a day to commemorate all people who have lost their […]

FCO Emerging Powers Fund: bringing diversity to Wilton Park conferences

News - 4 June, 2014

With the help of the Emerging Powers (EP) Fund, we have drawn a huge range of speakers and participants from countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America to our conferences in 2013 and 2014. Critical to dialogue on The future of power: implications for global actors by 2040, funding to gather participants from Brazil, Chile, Mexico, […]

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 […]

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 […]