UCL Political Science: Public Events

POLICY AND PRACTICE - Protecting Future Generations

Episode Summary

How can we design our institutions to protect the interests of future generations?

Episode Notes

To discuss this we have four experts who have all been involved in writing and thinking about this: Prof Jonathan Boston from New Zealand had a Fulbright Fellowship to do comparative research on Governing for the Future; Jaakko Kuosmanen (Finnish Academy) is an expert on the human rights of future generations, and member of the Finnish Government’s Foresight Group; Jill Rutter is an experienced former senior civil servant, having worked in HM Treasury, No 10 and Defra; and Professor Ian Goldin is a former Vice-President of the World Bank, and Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change.