How can Europe better consider future needs?

The High Level Hearing “How can the decisions of today’s Europe better consider future needs?” took place on Monday 28 September,  in the European Parliament in Brussels. The event was co-organised by Mr Benedek Jávor MEP Greens. Pictures of the event can be found here; for more information on the event please click here.

Conference speakers and participants.

A cooperative security approach to nuclear disarmament

On September 17, together with PNND and Blue Banner, we organised a workshop on "Nuclear Weapon Free Zones - a cooperative security approach to nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament" on the occasion of the Autumn Meeting of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. See here for the remarks of Rob van Riet, Coordinator of our Disarmament Programme.

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FPA 2015: Nine policies contend for international award

On 23. September, the shortlist for our 2015 Future Policy Award was published. Nine successful approaches from Africa, the Americas and Europe on securing the rights of children were selected by a jury of international experts. The winners will be announced at an award ceremony on 20 October at the 133rd IPU Assembly in Geneva. For more information, please read our press release.

UNOG talk on peace, 21.Sep 2015

Women's strategies for peace

On the International Day of Peace, our Councillors Scilla Elworthy, Thais Corral, Rama Mani and Anda Filip led a discussion on “Women’s Strategies for Peace for Future Generations” at the UN office in Geneva. For further information click here.

2015 Children Summit on the SDGs.

Over 100 young delegates adopt Children's Declaration on the SDGs

On 20 September 2015, the Voices of Future Generations “Children's Declaration” was adopted by more than 100 young delegates during the Children's Summit on the World's Sustainable Development Goals at the UN Headquarters in NYC. At the same event, child authors from around the world shared their visions of the future with the 70th UN General Assembly. Click here for further information or here to read a copy of the declaration.

New study: Financing the Green Climate Fund

A sustainable future is only possible if we can limit global warming to 2°C. In order to achieve this goal, an estimated $1000 billion need to be invested annually in developing climate friendly energy production solutions. This can be accomplished through the purchase of Green Climate Bonds by Central Banks. Read our new study which outlines why and how.

Pathfinder 2015

Insight into our international work

Our latest annual report, the "Pathfinder 2015", provides an overview of our international work since the beginning of 2014. From South America to Africa and Europe, we have been busy bringing together experts from around the world to discuss and share existing solutions to today's problems. You can download the report here.

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