Wilton Park concludes fourth event in ‘African perspectives on peacebuilding’ series in Nigeria

In March we convened our fourth event in Abuja on our ‘African perspectives on peacebuilding’ series which built on the solid foundation of our wider work on conflict prevention, resolution and statebuilding.

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

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.

Safeguards and opportunities in the big data revolution

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.

Disrupting cities through technology: an ongoing conversation (WP1449)

The 21st century has been dubbed by many as the era of technology, with new innovations and fresh uses for existing technologies constantly being developed and utilised. These advances can provide ground breaking opportunities in various different sectors and industries.

NATO’s 65th anniversary

2014 is a year which marks many historic anniversaries such as the centenary of the First World War, twenty five years since the fall of…

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Wilton Park working with IGAD in Kenya

In our first meeting in Kenya we continued our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the…

Map of the Horn of Africa from space

Reducing disaster risk in the Horn of Africa

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…

2013: a year in review

  This timeline looks back at some of the major events that took place in 2013.   February On…

A new look at the media in fragile states: a core element of the future development agenda?

Our upcoming conference follows recent important developments at the UN, and will provide a forum for detailed discussions on issues relating to the role of…