Title Author Date of publication
NIFG Discussion Paper: "Looking to 2030 and Beyond - How Institutions for Future Generations Can Assist in SDG Implementation" NIFG 11. June 2019
2018 NIFG report NIFG 08. March 2019
U.S. District Court order in the case of 21 youth v. the United States U.S. District Court in Oregon 17 May 2017
The Swedish Magnolia case (Youth NGOs and Individuals v. the Government of Sweden) Anna Martinez-Zemplén 17 May 2017
UK Supreme Court ruling in the ClientEarth case Alan Andrews - courtesy of ClientEarth 17 May 2017
A climate change litigation precedent: Urgenda Foundation v the State of the Netherlands Roger Cox - courtesy of the Center for International Governance Innovation 17 May 2017
For the next generations Report of the International Seminar in the Finnish Parliament 7-8 June 2016
Sustainability in European Constitutional Law András Jakab
On Future Generations' Future Rights Axel Gosseries
Constitutional Environmental Rights for Future Generations: A Driver for Environmental Policy Making? Catherine Pearce
Intergenerational Equity Dinah L. Shelton
In Fairness To Future Generations and Sustainable Development Edith Brown Weiss
An extended separation of powers model as the theoretical basis for the representation of future generations Joerg Chet Tremmel
Commentary on Securing the Rights of Future Generations in international Law Judge C.G. Weeramantry
Intergenerational environmental justice: tackling a democratic deficit with Ombusdpersons for future generations Maja Göpel


"Looking to 2030 and Beyond - How Institutions for Future Generations Can Assist in SDG Implementation” - NIFG's Discussion Paper is now released

With the UN High-level Political Forum, the main UN platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda approaching in July, NIFG would like to highlight how various institutions representing the interests, rights and well-being of future generations are unique and important assets in national and international long-term governance as well as how they can specifically be useful enablers in the implementation of the SDGs.

Safeguarding future generations: youth for climate justice

Safeguarding future generations: youth for climate justice

Amidst the growing global movement of youth climate strikes Sophie Howe, NIFG Chair and Future Generations Commissioner for Wales explains how the Welsh Government is giving young people a voice in political decision-making.


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Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe

Chair of NIFG, Commissioner for Future Generations – Wales

I am very honoured to Chair this important Network as we continue to provide a voice for future generations across the world. The Network offers an opportunity for nations to work together to combat present and future challenges. We’ve all got a part to play in the well-being of the planet and its peoples.