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#skillsseptember – To Bacc or not to Bacc?

20/9/18

The deadline for responses to the Welsh Government on the status of the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification is TODAY and you can find more information here.

More progressive decision-making needed to ensure long-term impact on dealing with Wales’ biggest problems

20/9/18 Sophie Howe

Responding to the Welsh Government’s ‘Well-being of Wales’ report published today, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

#skillsseptember – A Ddylai Robotiad Siarad Cymraeg? (Should robots speak Welsh?)

18/9/18

During the Summer, we hosted our first event at the National Eisteddfod in Cardiff Bay. The subject of debate was, 'Should robots speak Welsh?' Here are the reflections of Meilys...

Future transport in the capital city – guest blog by Councillor Caro Wild

17/9/18

Cardiff is a really exciting place at the moment. We have a young and fast-growing city, with jobs being created, houses being built and a billion pounds worth of regional...

Hinkley Point

14/9/18 Sophie Howe

I have respect for the concerns expressed by local people regarding the disposal of waste from Hinkley Point. This is clearly an emotive subject and I can understand why some...

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales calls on Welsh Government to be brave in its investment on transport as new report shows lack of ambition in M4 Black route proposal

12/9/18

A new report published today by the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, Sophie Howe shows how Wales could transform its transport system by investing in public transport, active travel and...

#ProudToBeMe by Iestyn Wyn, Stonewall Cymru

25/8/18

This weekend people across Wales will come together to celebrate equality and diversity at Pride Cymru.

A Ddylai Robotiad Siarad Cymraeg? (Should robots speak Welsh?)

16/8/18 Sophie Howe

Should robots speak Welsh?

Fair Trade is winning at public policy

14/7/18 Elen Jones

On a sunny day in June 2018, I was privileged to be invited to attend the Inaugural EU Cities Fair and Ethical Trade Award Ceremony, in Brussels along with representatives...

A voice for future generations across the world is crucial says Future Generations Commissioner for Wales at UN summit, New York

12/7/18 Sophie Howe

A voice for future generations across the world is crucial says Future Generations Commissioner for Wales at UN summit, New York

What will the NHS look like in 2088?

5/7/18 Sophie Howe

This week we celebrate the landmark 70th birthday of the NHS. This milestone birthday, is a chance to celebrate the past successes of the last 70 years, congratulate figures of...

Promoting well-being and compassion across generations in our communities by Karen Hamer, Mental Health Nurse

4/7/18

I’ve been a Mental Health Nurse for 34 years . Two years ago, I set up a Partnership with Grifithstown Primary School promoting our Initiative of Intergenerational Practice.

Commissioner urges Welsh Government to create a system focused on well-being by investing in preventative social care

28/6/18 Sophie Howe

Commissioner urges Government create a system focused on well-being by investing in preventative care

Reviewing public bodies’ annual reports

18/6/18 Sophie Howe

Reviewing public bodies' annual reports

New post-grad course takes on Future Generations’ challenges Guest blog by Leighton Andrews

13/6/18

The Well-being of Future Generations Act challenges Welsh public bodies to take action on the biggest threats facing Wales, working collaboratively and taking a partnership approach to support services in...

For Belle and Emmeline

9/6/18 Sophie Howe

This Sunday my daughter and I will be taking part in something significant. We will be joining thousands of women across the country marching to commemorate the brave women who...

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales endorses Urdd peace and goodwill message

18/5/18 Sophie Howe

This message, created by the young people of mid Glamorgan embodies much of the Well-being of Future Generations Act.

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales calls on public bodies to turn words into action and start delivering real changes

10/5/18 Sophie Howe

Public bodies in Wales must become more ambitious and adventurous and provide better clarity on how they are meeting their obligations under the Well-being of Future Generations Act, says Sophie...