COP 26: delivering a successful conference (WP1768)

This dialogue, hosted by the COP26 President Alok Sharma, brings together former COP Presidents and a group of senior experts to discuss how to ensure a successful outcome from COP26, the crucial UN climate negotiations to be hosted by the UK in Glasgow in November 2020.   Participants will share their perspectives on the building blocks […]

The future of aid: towards global public investment? (WP1766)

In a changed and still rapidly changing global landscape, there is much debate on the future of concessional international public finance for development. From the threat of climate chaos to the opportunities of the SDG agenda, what are the appropriate objectives for global public funding to support human progress and global public goods? Looking ahead, […]

In support of Africa’s Agenda 2063: pathways for expanding peaceful uses of nuclear energy and nuclear technology in Africa (WP1763)

This conference and workshop will be convened between senior African policy and technical experts from governments, regulators, academia, industry and their regional and international partners. The participants will consider the successes and challenges related to the peaceful applications of nuclear energy and nuclear technologies in Africa and will identify pathways for expanding and strengthening the contribution […]

Clean, reliable, affordable energy for all: partnering for the energy transition (WP1750)

Clean, reliable, affordable energy is key to unlocking better, more prosperous lives globally. Each country’s energy systems may be different, but the potential for them to deliver strong positive economic and social benefits is universal. Furthermore, many of the technical and policy solutions to deliver a positive energy transformation can be shared, exported and applied […]

Healthy societies, healthy populations (WP1734)

Whilst people in many countries are living longer, they are not necessarily living healthier lives. Changes in societies have contributed to improved health but have also caused many challenges and risks to people’s health and well-being.  Economic development has raised hundreds of millions of people out of poverty but is also driving many societal changes […]

The climate emergency: sharing perspectives to facilitate global climate action (WP1745)

How prepared are you for the ongoing climatic changes? What are you doing about climate change at a personal, collective and institutional levels, whether in the academic world or beyond?  This Wilton Park dialogue offers 30 Chevening Scholars the opportunity to discuss their perspectives on the climate emergency, their individual and collective responses and their recommendations for global action.  It will provide […]

The promise of digital health to address non-communicable diseases in Low and Middle Income Countries (WP1683)

“With the largest NCD burden occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and leading to and perpetuating poverty, the prevention and control of NCDs is an urgent development issue. The costs to individuals and society of healthcare and loss of income-earners hampers poverty reduction and sustainable development.  NCDs constrain the bottom billion in chronic poverty.”  This Wilton […]

Digital health leadership capacity building: a global approach (WP1730)

Summary   This workshop aims to develop a systems-based approach to digital health leadership in emerging economies, providing an opportunity to ‘join the dots’ across the information technology and health sectors. The focus is on supporting current and emerging digital health leaders in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). The goal is to establish the framework for an integrated digital […]

Reducing the harmful use of alcohol: towards a whole of society approach in the Caribbean, Central and South America (WP1706)

Reducing the harmful use of alcohol is one of the cornerstones of preventing and controlling non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The Political Declaration of the third United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting of the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases outlines the need for full, active and responsible engagement and participation of all relevant stakeholders to combat […]