Category: Guest Contributions

Guest Contribution

The future of the United Nations? The United Actors!

When the United Nations (UN) was founded 70 years ago the world was a different place. Unfortunately, the UN has failed to adapt to the changed global reality. Due to the UN Charter, structure and vested interests, fundamental reforms have not happened and will not happen even if many experts realise how necessary such reforms […]

4 April 2016

Guest Contribution

Sustainable Development Goals: Time to bring in the Millennials

by Ms Darshita Gillies, chartered accountant, coach & consultant, global system integrator, and entrepreneur.

25 January 2016

Guest Contribution
2015 COP Inteq side event

Achieving Intergenerational Equity: What will COP21 mean for future generations?

by Timothy Damon, Policy & Advocacy Coordinator for the SustainUS delegation to COP21

1 December 2015

Guest Contribution

Beyond Paris: Future generations and climate justice

by Dr Peter Lawrence, Senior Lecturer, University of Tasmania Law School

6 November 2015

Guest Contribution

Measuring environmental rights with the Environmental Democracy Index

by Jesse Worker, Associate with the Access Initiative (TAI) at the World Resources Institute and manager of the Environmental Democracy Index.

29 June 2015

Guest Contribution
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100% Renewable Energy – The Only Option for a Common Future

We are on the verge of a profound and urgently necessary shift in the way we produce and consume energy. This shift moves the world away from the consumption of fossil resources that cause climate change toward cleaner, and more renewable forms of energy. Since 2013, the world is adding more capacity for renewable power each […]

27 April 2015

Guest Contribution
Julie Gelfand

Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

What progress is Canada making in establishing marine protected areas and protecting its national parks for the benefit of current and future generations? How well is Canada’s federal government managing the environmental and health risks of toxic substances? What support is the federal government providing to the fossil fuel sector? Are current and future taxpayers […]

15 April 2015

Guest Contribution

The Opportunity For The High-Level Political Forum On Sustainable Development To Establish A High Commissioner For Future Generations In July 2014

by Dr. Marcos A. Orellana (LL.M., S.J.D.), Director of CIEL’s Human Rights and Environment Program

16 June 2014

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Justice for Future Generations – Inequalities, IHRL and the Post-2015 Agenda

by Karen A. Moir, Visiting Research Fellow at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

26 March 2014

Guest Contribution

An atmospheric trust to protect the environment for future generations? Reforming global human rights law

by Dr Peter Lawrence, Senior Lecturer, University of Tasmania Law School

4 March 2014