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Who is responsible for the unborn?

Host:

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31. maj 11.00-12.30 - Room X

Presentation, debate, and workshop

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There is an international movement underway. At the UN summit in September, the whole world will discuss how we can take responsibility for the unborn. Currently, there is also a discussion about whether the EU should have a Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for future generations. But one country is already far ahead of all others: Wales. The country is part of the "Wellbeing Economy Governments" coalition and one of the biggest advocates for a wellbeing economy. As far back as 2015, they introduced a "Well-being of Future Generations Act." This legislation also established a new independent institution with a Commissioner for Future Generations, Sophie Howe. We now bring Sophie and the discussion about the wellbeing of future generations to Denmark as we ask:

Who is responsible for the unborn?

Speakers

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Sophie Howe, former Commissioner for Future Generations

Daria Krivonos, CEO at Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, CIFS 

Michael Birkjær, Head of Analysis at Wellbeing Economy Lab, WELA 

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