Self interest vs self preservation – What are the rights of future generations<br />As for the future, your task is not to...
<ul><li>Alliance for Future Generations</li></ul>2<br />
“The Alliance for Future Generations has been formed to ensure that long-termism and the needs of future generations are b...
                 Working Groups<br />Narratives and Framing<br />Legal and Constitutional Change<br />Community-based Acti...
“Bringing interests of future generations to the centre of policy-making”<br />
World Future Council work-diagram<br />6<br />
ITY AND SOCIAL INJUSTICE IN BRITAIN<br />INEQUALITY AND SOCIAL INJUSTICE<br />IN BRITAIN<br />Nearly 2.5 million unemploye...
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Alice Vincent's slides from seminar self interest vs self preservation at the Schumacher institute in Bristol UK on June 15th 2011http://www.convergeproject.org/node/107

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  1. 1. Self interest vs self preservation – What are the rights of future generations<br />As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it. <br />Antoine de Saint-Exupéry<br />1<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>Alliance for Future Generations</li></ul>2<br />
  3. 3. “The Alliance for Future Generations has been formed to ensure that long-termism and the needs of future generations are brought into the heart of UK democracy and policy processes, in order to safeguard the earth and secure intergenerational justice”<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Working Groups<br />Narratives and Framing<br />Legal and Constitutional Change<br />Community-based Action<br />Rio+20<br />4<br />
  5. 5. “Bringing interests of future generations to the centre of policy-making”<br />
  6. 6. World Future Council work-diagram<br />6<br />
  7. 7. ITY AND SOCIAL INJUSTICE IN BRITAIN<br />INEQUALITY AND SOCIAL INJUSTICE<br />IN BRITAIN<br />Nearly 2.5 million unemployed<br />Nearly 1 million unemployed youth<br />20% graduate unemployment<br />13.2 million people living in poverty<br /> -> (2.8 million children, 1.8 million pensioners)<br />50% of the UK population own less that 1% of national wealth.<br />http://www.tribunemagazine.co.uk/2011/06/12582/<br />7<br />
  8. 8. 8<br />http://vandalog.tumblr.com/post/4207232199/<br />
  9. 9. Self interest vs self preservation – What are the rights of future generations<br />As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it. <br />Antoine de Saint-Exupéry<br />“My concern, like millions of others, is that for the first time for more than a century, the next generation will struggle to do better than the last.” – Ed Miliband<br />“One of the biggest questions facing politicians today is: how do we get better at tackling long-term problems , rather than taking the easy route and leaving them to future governments?” – Nick Clegg<br />9<br />
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