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COP21 Side Event ‘Climate crisis and guardianship of Earth: Andean ancient wisdom as legacy for future generations’ on December 9th

The COP21 Side Event Climate crisis and guardianship of Earth: Andean ancient wisdom as legacy for future generations will take place on Wednesday December 9th from 14 to 15.30 at the Peruvian Pavilion. The event is organised by the Andean Parliament, Biosfera – Investigación de futuros, and Terre des Hommes. It will explore how ‘guardianship of the Earth’, a central concept of in the […]

7 December 2015

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Landmark ruling announcing legal duty to future generations

19th November 2015: Landmark ruling announcing legal duty to future generations A landmark decision has been made on Our Children’s Trust case where eight youth petitioners filed a case against the US Washington State Ecology Department, requesting that the department write a carbon emissions rule that protects the atmosphere for their generation and those to […]

23 November 2015

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EU Guardian for Future Generations Report

Our new report, written by the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) highlights the relevance and urgency for creating a role of a Guardian for Future Generations in the EU.

12 November 2015

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High Level Hearing, 28 September: How can the decisions of today’s Europe better consider future needs?

The High Level Hearing: How can the decisions of today’s Europe better consider future needs? will take place on Monday 28 September, 15.00 – 19.00hrs in the European Parliament. The event is organised by the World Future Council and Mr Benedek Jávor MEP Greens, 1st Vice-Chair ENVI Committee, co-hosted with Ms Sirpa Pietikainen MEP (EPP) and Mr […]

26 June 2015

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“Essential Ingredients for a Sustainable Future” Conference 28-29th April

“Essential Ingredients for a Sustainable Future –  Why do we need independent institutions, and how should they work for the long term?” 28th to 29th April 2015 in Cardiff, Wales This conference will consider how institutions dedicated to safeguard the future can drive change, incorporating the long-term to build more peaceful and resilient societies, today and tomorrow. Expertise coming […]

5 March 2015

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Mary Robinson calls for Commissioner for Future Generations at COP20, Lima

On the occasion of ‘Young and Future Generations Day’ at COP20 (4 December), Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation and former President of Ireland has made a strong statement in support of an institution to support for the principles of intergenerational equity. Remarking on the imperative for genuine action to bring the interests of future […]

5 December 2014

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The Well-Being of Future Generations Bill

Today saw the introduction of a Welsh Bill for the long-term.  Formerly known as the Welsh Sustainable Development Bill it has been given a firm forward looking title and set of actions and is now the “Well-Being of Future Generations Bill.  The proposed Well-Being of Future Generations Bill is expected to become law in Spring 2015. […]

7 July 2014


High Level Political Forum

Update ahead of the second meeting of the High Level Political Forum

18 June 2014


Statement on Behalf of Major Group Facilitating Committee and Regional Representatives at recent UNEP meeting regarding Post 2015 Development Framework

Major Groups: Children and Youth, Farmers, Indigenous Peoples, Local Authorities, NGOs, Science and Technology, Women endorsed statement on the occasion of the OECPR March 2014.

2 April 2014