Calling on the UN to better address the needs of future generations

World Future Council sets the case for a High Commissioner for Future Generations in order to safeguard the lives of tomorrow

Press release – for immediate release

London/NY, 1 July 2014 – The World Future Council has made a call for the UN to establish a High Commissioner for Future Generations to help facilitate a better understanding of how our actions today affect the lives of tomorrow. The appeal follows today’s UN convened discussion amongst governments and civil society on “Ideas and trends that can shape the lives of present and future generations” at the UN Headquarters in New York. Read more

Model Institutions for a Sustainable Future

Budapest: WFC Councillors Judge C. G. Weeramantry, Dr. Sándor Fülöp, and Dr. Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger as well as Future Justice Director Catherine Pearce contributed to this intensive three-day conference hosted by the office of the Hungarian Ombudsman for Future Generations.

BRAINPOoL Conference

Paris: At the conference “Beyond GDP – from measurement to politics and policy”, the key findings and recommendations of the BRAINPOoL project on alternative indicators were presented.>>

MEPs criticise lack of long-term vision

Press release

Brussels, September 16, 2010: Several European Parliamentarians said the European Commission’s “Youth on the Move” strategy paper is lacking a long-term vision. In the 18-page paper the Commission presents its proposals on how to fight youth unemployment in the European Union, which it estimates at 21%.
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