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In our latest news, we publish events and a series of articles from guests and members that focus on their work and contributions to future generations. Stay informed about upcoming events from NiFG, our members, and the UN.

Pushing the agenda forward: the Future Generations Forum in Cardiff

The Future Generations Forum, organized by Commissioner for Future Generations in Wales, Derek Walker, and his office, gathered global experts to support the UN Declaration for Future Generations and the Summit of the Future. The event drew lessons from Wales’ experience and featured discussions on critical challenges facing people and the planet. Notable attendees included NiFG members Cat Tully, Elizabeth Dirth, Jonas Mikkelsen, and the Lithuanian Office of the Committee for the Future. A key outcome was the ‘Wales Protocol for Future Generations,’ a guide for promoting the Declaration for Future Generations.

by ourfuturegenerations | on May 2nd

Manifesto for Future Generations launch in the Dutch Parliament, the Hague

On April 25th, members of NiFG gathered at the Dutch Parliament Building to launch the Manifesto for Future Generations, emphasizing a vision for protecting future generations’ rights in the Netherlands. Hosted by Jan van de Venis and the Lab Toekomstige Generaties, the event featured dialogues on intergenerational equity and futures governance. Prof. Daniella Tilbury, NiFG Chair and former Commissioner for Sustainable Development of Gibraltar, opened a panel including Prof. Gyula Bándi, Derek Walker, and Elizabeth Dirth. Renowned author Roman Krznaric, inspired by his book “The Good Ancestor,” also contributed to the discussions.

by ourfuturegenerations | on April 26th

NiFG at UN Consultations for the Declaration on Future Generations

Prof. Daniella Tilbury, chair of NiFG, represented the network at the ‘Informal Consultations with Stakeholders on the Intergovernmental Process for the Declaration on Future Generations’, hosted this January 16th. Her input spoke on the need to up-scale ambition to future generations, and the  establishment of governance frameworks to safeguard future generations interests, rights, and well-being, such as Special Envoy for Future Generations at UN.

by ourfuturegenerations | on January 16th