News & Press Releases

#Skills – Geography: It’s Importance in Today’s World – Maddie Emery

21/8/19

As we continue our work exploring the skills we will need for the future, we asked Whitchurch High School student, Maddie Emery, about her favourite school topic and why it’s...

Culture and Welsh language is essential to help tackle Wales’ biggest challenges

9/8/19 Sophie Howe

“Public services, as the largest employer in Wales, have a huge contribution to make in developing and enhancing cultural well-being. Culture is the lifeblood of a vibrant society, expressed in...

A score for the well-being goals

1/8/19 Sophie Howe

On the week of the Homeless World Cup in Cardiff, we’re celebrating how sport can bring together people of all ages, from all backgrounds.

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales – July Newsletter

30/7/19 Sophie Howe

As the summer holidays begin and many of us look forward to spending time with our own future generations, we’re reminded of just what well-being really means; spending time with...

Public sector must stop funding climate change say Welsh organisations and Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

30/7/19 Sophie Howe

Friends of the Earth Cymru, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and other environment, development and trade union groups are calling on all public sector bodies in Wales to stop investing...

Cardiff Council vote to divest pensions from fossil fuels is part of a growing movement in Wales

19/7/19 Sophie Howe

In response to Cardiff Council's vote to divest pensions from fossil fuels Thursday, 18th July, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

Wales is leading the world on safeguarding the interests of future generations

19/7/19 Sophie Howe

The world’s first Commissioner whose role it is to act as guardian for future generations, Sophie Howe (Future Generations Commissioner for Wales) will be highlighting how Wales’ is leading the...

It is an undeniable truth that we are failing to tackle climate change quickly enough says Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

15/7/19 Sophie Howe

n response to the Extinction Rebellion Cardiff five-day protest to highlight the need for urgent action to tackle climate change, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

Growing with Trees – reconnecting with nature by Nigel Pugh, Woodland Trust

29/6/19

To nurture a tree, is to nurture your own sense of environmental responsibility, whilst reconnecting us to our immediate natural environment, wildlife, nature, and to all future generations.

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales – June Newsletter

28/6/19

The events throughout June have highlighted just what can happen when people make their voices heard about what matters to them. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to raise your...

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales publishes ten point plan to fund Wales’ climate emergency

21/6/19 Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales: “In previous and current budgets the Welsh Government spend has been around 1% on decarbonisation which is nowhere near enough to fund the...