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 […]

NATO’s 65th anniversary

News - 4 April, 2014

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 the Berlin Wall, and today NATO’s 65th anniversary of its foundation. On 4 April 1949 the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) was created by the United States, Canada and several […]

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office awarded prestigious Carbon Trust Standard Awards

News - 3 March, 2014

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), including Wilton Park, has been awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard and Carbon Trust Waste Standard for its UK operations. The Carbon Trust Standard and Carbon Trust Waste Standard awards recognise efforts in reducing carbon emissions and water use year on year. The FCO is the first public sector […]

Reflections on World Water Day

News - 22 March, 2013

The 20th World Water day provides important opportunity to focus on the need for greater cooperation and management of water resources. Today is the 20th World Water Day. Water is, by its nature, a resource that must be addressed internationally; withdrawal and use in one country will directly impact supplies in another. An international response […]

Climate and resource security: recommendations for real policy action

News - 30 March, 2012

A Wilton Park event hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at Lancaster House, London A dialogue for the 21st century on climate and resource security was held earlier this week, seeking to identify possible national, regional and international policy frameworks, and practical recommendations for this 21st century challenge. A climate and resource security dialogue […]

Nominations now open for British German forum ‘leaders of the future’ (aged 25-35 years)

News - 17 March, 2011

This annual conference looks at how Britain and Germany deliver on their promises in an uncertain world, exploring the current and future drivers of global and regional change.   British Germanforum 2011: delivering a secure and prosperous future in a fast changing world Monday 11 – Friday 15 July 2011 (WP1095) The 2011 British German […]

Jamie Shea on NATO in Afghanistan – video clip – 8th Atlantic Youth Forum

News - 12 August, 2010

Discussions included prospects for a nuclear free world, the future for Afghanistan, priorities for the Obama administration, sport as an agent for social change, the power of networks, food and water security and social innovation. Atlantic Youth Forum Monday 2 to Friday 6 August 2010 (WP1043)   34 bright independent thinkers from a range of […]