In May 2020, the Auditor General for Wales and the Future Generations Commissioner published their statutory reports as required by the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 (“the Act”). The Welsh future generations commissioner, Sophie Howe, has launched a policy, believed to be the first in Wales and possibly in the UK, giving staff suffering domestic abuse access to a … We have been delighted to work with the Office of the Future Generations Commissioner, and other organisations, to create a young person’s version of the Future Generations Report, which is accessible and exciting. As Wales’ independent commissioners for Children and for Future Generations we have distinct roles but common interests. The Act gives Wales the legal obligation to improve social, cultural, environmental and economic well-being. We need to make sure that nature thrives for future generations. Sophie is the first Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, acting as a guardian for the interests of future generations in Wales and supporting public bodies work towards achieving the well-being goals. September 2018 This is an Easy Read version of Future Generations Commissioner for Wales’ Annual Report 2017-2018. This is shocking. 4.3. Sophie was appointed Future Generations Commissioner for Wales in 2016 – and has a mandate to ensure that the political decisions taken today don’t compromise the interests of Welsh citizens tomorrow. One that is fit for the needs of the future. It’s a Wales with kindness and wellbeing at the heart. Commissioner asks Pembrokeshire and Welsh Businesses for help with Future Generations Report. This report is all about the work the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales – Sophie Howe did in 2017 to 2018. Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner added: “If we think about what conservation means, and the definition's focus on preservation, protection prevention and restoration, at its heart, it is about taking account of future generations. The Future Generations of Wales Office has produced a ‘10 Point Plan to Fund Wales’ Climate Emergency‘ focusing on funding and how Wales plans to tackle the climate crisis. The Senedd’s Public Accounts Committee is undertaking an inquiry into these reports. Her role is to act as a guardian for the interests of future generations in Wales, and to support the public bodies listed in the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 to work towards achieving the well-being goals. Sophie Howe is the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales; tasked with ensuring progress against Wales’s ground-breaking ‘Wellbeing of Future Generations’ legislation. You can read the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales ’ individual feedback to each of the 19 Public Services Board draft well-being assessments. Together, these reports describe how public bodies in Wales are applying the Act and improving well-being across Wales.3 1 The 44 public bodies named under the Act are Welsh Ministers (the Welsh Government), The Future Generations Leadership Academy is organised by the Future Generations Commissioners’ Office and includes future leaders from ten organisations. The Future Generations Commissioner also has a similar requirement and her first Report was also published May 2020. Wales urgently needs a Universal Basic Income to help the country deal with the effects of COVID-19, Future Generations Commissioner Sophie Howe says.. Ms Howe’s job as guardian of future generations is to help public bodies and those who make policy in Wales think about the … Part 3 – The Future Generations Commissioner for Wales Part 3 creates a Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, to be appointed by Welsh Ministers. Since taking up her post as Future Generations Commissioner for Wales in 2016, she has led high profile interventions around transport planning, education reform and climate change, challenging the government and others to not just talk the talk on sustainability and future … Game of Thrones star Iwan Rheon has written a letter to the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, Sophie Howe, urging her to put nature first in … Wales is known for its amazing wildlife and beautiful landscapes, but one in six species in Wales are at risk of extinction.