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12/1/22

Request for Proposals: Wales’ Well-being of Future Generations Act – showing what’s possible

As part of our duty to promote the sustainable development principle, the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, Sophie Howe, is seeking an agency to create and deliver a PR campaign...

21/12/21

Inspiring the Well-being champions of the future – the 2021 Future Generations Leadership Academy

After the success of the 2020 pilot academy, the Future Generations Leadership Academy has returned in 2021 to inspire the next generation of Welsh leaders.

17/12/21

Specification: research into the future of governance

This tendering exercise is open to anyone interested in an opportunity to work with the Office of the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, and who can help us consider what...

17/12/21 Private: Sophie Howe

Draft budget: Defining moment for Welsh Government

The forthcoming budget is a defining moment for the Welsh Government.

16/12/21 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Trends Report: It has never been more important to understand the world around us and the projected world of tomorrow

It is therefore incredibly important that the Welsh Government release a Future Trends Report, as they did this week.

16/12/21 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner welcomes milestones set by Government but says more ambition is needed in some areas

Wales’ Well-being of Future Generations Act is a law that puts a duty on Welsh Government to protect the interests of future generations while meeting the challenges of today -...

26/11/21 Private: Sophie Howe

New report reveals Universal Basic Income in Wales would cut poverty in half

Poverty in Wales would be halved if Welsh Government commits to a progressive Universal Basic Income (UBI), according to a major study commissioned by the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales,...

18/11/21

“After Black History Month – let’s make sure 2021 is the year that what we’ve learned really sticks”

And although many things have changed since growing up as a mixed-race kid in Cardiff in the 80s, I feel there is a great deal to improve upon - and...

12/11/21 Private: Sophie Howe

Don’t ignore culture in climate recovery, warns the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

Culture is a powerful tool for fighting climate change, the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales will say today at COP 26.

10/11/21 Private: Sophie Howe

Wales leading the way with Future Generations Legislation – UN plans to adopt Welsh Approach

Wales is leading the way to protect future generations, the United Nations has said.

1/11/21 Private: Sophie Howe

Commissioner at COP26

Wales has a huge story to tell at COP26 – our Well-being of Future Generations Act.

28/10/21

Black History Month: “I believe it’s important to remember that we, as Black people, don’t need to wait for one month out of the year – we can be celebrating each other at any time.”

“All my life I have wanted to become a doctor, however in my second year of studies, when I started plugging myself in to different communities and meeting different people...

22/10/21

Black History Month: “I felt that if we sit and watch the television and shout when we see injustice, it doesn’t help anyone. If you go out and put your head above the parapet, then a little change makes things better for people.”

“I grew up in Conway in St Lucia, and I had the most wonderful childhood - growing up in the Caribbean - playing ‘Ticky Tock’ with these nice little stones,...

17/10/21

Black History Month: “There is so much Black history that people just don’t know – it’s time to start learning.”

We’re celebrating Black History Month #proudtobe with stories from Black people across Wales on lessons Black history can teach us about the future.  Here, Jessica Dunrod, 32, author, translator, and education and inclusion consultant, from...

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