Why do we need a UN High Commissioner for Future Generations?

The decisions made today, be they economical, political or social, drastically impact the well-being of future generations. Although they undeniably face the consequences of what is decided today, they don’t have a pre-emptive say in it. The World Future Councils aims to change that.

We propose the introduction of a UN High Commissioner for Future Generations, someone in a position of responsibility and access, who promotes the well-being of future generations by recognizing the advantages of future-just policy making and bridging the gap between current and future generations, all the while remaining independent and free from political and business influence.

Film by Whalebone Films
www.whalebonefilms.com

Animation by
Lauren Orme

Additional animation by
Kadesha Drija
Sinead Oram