News & Press Releases

We must act now to avoid a climate catastrophe – Sion Sleep, UpRising Cymru

26/3/19

11 years……. 11 mlynedd……. That’s the amount of time that the intergovernmental panel on climate change have estimated we have to change our ways to prevent a potentially catastrophic global...

The People’s Platform

4/3/19 Sophie Howe

For centuries we have learnt and understood the world around us through the ancient art of storytelling.

Our future generations need us to listen and take action

15/2/19 Sophie Howe

In a joint statement the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Children’s Commissioner for Wales have given their support to hundreds of Welsh school children going on school strike to...

We want your views on the journey to the Wales of the Possible 

28/1/19

  The 'Art of the Possible' is one of the Commissioner's main programmes of work. It is a partnership approach to shining a light on great work that is improving well-being...

Wales and the United Nations Agenda 2030: an inclusive review of progress

16/1/19 Sophie Howe

This week Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and the Welsh Government will host a stakeholder summit to build on Wales’ contribution to the United Nations 2030 Agenda.

Planning for people’s well-being

11/12/18 Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales has welcomed the new Planning Policy Wales, which she along with her team worked with the Welsh Government to ensure that the policy...

The Scharmer U Theory and the Development of Welsh Education (for Adults in the Community) – Dafydd Rhys, Adult Learning Wales

2/11/18

The late and pioneering Arfon Rhys is to be thanked for introducing me to the Scharmer U Theory in 2007. Broadly speaking, this theory of ‘change’ states that individuals, who...

This must be a budget that reflects the requirements of the Well-being of Future Generations Act

24/10/18 Sophie Howe

In response to the Welsh Government’s detailed draft budget published today, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

We need to change the system to deliver skills for the future – David Hagendyk, Learning Work Institute

24/10/18

There’s no shortage of debate and analysis about the future skills needs of modern economies.

Tough times call for bold decisions on preventative spend

10/10/18 Sophie Howe

In response to the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) warning that Welsh councils are at a financial breaking point, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said.

The importance of mental health for our future generations

10/10/18

The importance of mental health for our future generations

Our approach to reviewing public bodies’ annual reports

8/10/18 Sophie Howe

How do you find out where organisations are on their journey of cultural change?