Category: Guest Contributions

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A Committee for the Future

by Paula Tiihonen, Finnish Senior Civil Servant & Committee for the Future Counsel

7 February 2014

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A Common Approach to long term development

by Peter Davies, Commissioner for Sustainable Futures Wales

10 January 2014

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Don’t Discount Our Future

by Luke Kemp and Tim Damon

4 November 2013

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UN Report on Intergenerational Solidarity and the Needs of Future Generations: Concerns about future generations make their way to the global political agenda.

By Katia Vladimirova, part of the team that worked on the Secretary General Report on Intergenerational Solidarity and the Needs of Future Generations.

The Report on Intergenerational Solidarity and the Needs of Future Generations of the Secretary General of the United Nations was released on 17 September.

3 October 2013

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Taking Charge of Our Future

By Kehkashan Basu, UNEP Major Groups Facilitating Committee, Global Coordinator for Children & Youth

The global dialogue on charting the future of our planet needs to recognize the aspirations and needs of civil society’s most important stakeholder, children. We children are a very potent force and we are extremely concerned that we are marginalised in the sustainable development dialogue.

9 September 2013

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Ministério Público of Brazil: An Institution in Defense of Future Generations

By Mauro Figueiredo president of APRENDER, an NGO in southern Brazil.

The Brazilian Ministério Público (Public Prosecution Service) is a national institution essential for justice, tasked by the Constitution for the defense of the legal order, the democratic regime and the social and individual inalienable interests.

23 July 2013

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Norway’s Ombudsperson Campaign

By Siv Maren Sandnæs, Political Vice-President, Spire  The campaign to establish a national Ombudsperson for Future Generations in Norway has been going for some time now. Looking back on the last year, we are quite happy with what we have achieved, yet we are still far from reaching our goal. When we started working on […]

17 June 2013

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Considering the Long-term in our Behaviour and Politics

by Ahmad Alhindawi, United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth

24 May 2013

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The Way Forward: Protecting Future Generations through the Institution of Green Ombudsman

by Dr. Marcel Szabó, Deputy-Commissioner for Fundamental Rights, Hungary.

24 April 2013