Press release – for immediate release: Ocean protection: Cebu City hosts meeting of international policy-makers and practitioners

Press release – for immediate release   Ocean protection: Cebu City hosts meeting of international policy-makers and practitioners Cebu City/ Hamburg/ Eschborn, 28 May 2014:  Marine ecosystems are of vital importance for asia and the Pacific: the region’s rich oceans and coasts are home to diverse species and ecosystems that …

World Future Council Newsletter February 2014

  Dear Friends of the World Future Council, Almost three years after the Great East disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 almost 100 000 people are still displaced. During a recent disaster. We visited abandoned towns that are still highly contaminated. Travelling through entirely intact …

UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon welcomes Future Policy Award

    Dear Friends of the World Future Council,   It’s time to realise the potential we have for creating a better world for all! There are solutions for halting climate change, ways to end hunger and poverty and good examples of peaceful conflict-resolution. With political will, these solutions can …

World Future Council: Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies

Press release – for immediate release “Forests for People” Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies Tanzania’s Vice President H.E. Dr. Mohammed Gharib Billal welcomed international delegates Dar es Salaam/Hamburg, 10 July 2013: Forests can make an effective contribution to improving rural livelihoods, reducing poverty, and promoting equity in …

Earth Emergency – WFC issues Global Policy Action Plan

As governments have failed to agree upon appropriate action in the interest of future generations at the Rio+20 Summit this summer, the World Future Council is now calling on governments, parliaments, media, youth and citizens to accelerate action towards a fair and sustainable shared future. The WFC has outlined required …