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Work programme 2013- Future justice. Plenary presentation. SESSION 8: WORK PROGRAMME FUTURE JUSTICE- THEMES. Future Justice Programme – A World of Equity and Dignity Themes: 1) Accountable Institutions & Governance 2) Human Rights, People with Disabilities

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Work programme 2013- Future justice

Plenary presentation


SESSION 8: WORK PROGRAMME FUTURE JUSTICE- THEMES

  • Future Justice Programme – A World of Equity and Dignity

  • Themes:

  • 1) Accountable Institutions & Governance

  • 2) Human Rights, People with Disabilities

  • 3) Holistic Science & Education

  • 4) Health & Quality of Life

  • 5) Arts & Media

  • Policy work in the themes 3 – 5 will be postponed until further funding is available.


SESSION 8: WORK PROGRAMME FUTURE JUSTICE - OVERALL GOAL

  • To develop a comprehensive legal and policy framework that guarantees human security, ecological integrity, and social equity in the interest of future generations.


Session 8: Work programme FUTURE JUSTICE- Achievements

  • Effective, high level presence and visibility at the Rio+20 negotiations with highly regarded advocacy work to promote Ombudspersons for Future Generations.

  • Established as a leading authority and source of knowledge on future generations and how best to incorporate the needs of future generations in our decision making processes.

  • Effective, long standing partnerships established with a wide diversity of organisations and institutions.

  • Active social media presence during Rio

  • Broader awareness on intergenerational equity and how to better implement it.


YOUTH ACTION IN RIO


FUTURE JUSTICE SIDE EVENT, RIO, JUNE


YOUTH ACTION IN RIO


YOUTH ACTION IN RIO


SESSION 8: WORK PROGRAMME FUTURE JUSTICE– THREE YEAR PERSPECTIVE AND STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

Three-year perspective and strategic objectives

  • Work Area 1 (Theme Accountable Institutions & Governance): Ombudspersons for Future Generations

    Deliverables:

  • • Follow up on Rio+20 outcomes, including influencing the SG report on future generations and its relevance to other post Rio+20 processes.

  • Establish active support at the EU level, including strengthening existing EU

  • Ombudsmen.

  • Work at the national level to support the establishment of institutions or

  • supportive themes and monitor progress of those already established.

  • • Co-ordination of civil society policy positions and activity on the report and the issue of representing future generations, including media coverage.

  • Communicate future justice message as a positive vision for policy change.

  • Fundraise to finance campaign in 2013 and beyond.


SESSION 8: WORK PROGRAMME FUTURE JUSTICE– Discussion

  • Crimes Against Future Generations

  • Commissioning a broader body of work which introduces a justifcation to revise the international legal system by exploring 10 ( or so) key principles demonstrating the application of recognising future generations in law, based upon:

  • - ancient non Western cultures

  • - indigenous knowledge and practices

  • - religious beliefs

  • - ancient philisophy

  • - national constitutions

  • With the endorsement from leading international legal figures – as possible Ambassadors


SESSION 8: WORK PROGRAMME FUTURE JUSTICE–Co-Chairs

  • THANK YOU!

  • Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger &

  • Judge C. G. Weeramantry

  • Hafsat Abiola-Costello &

  • Dr. Sándor Fülöp


SESSION 8: WORK PROGRAMME FUTURE JUSTICE– THREE YEAR PERSPECTIVE AND STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

Work area 2 (Theme Accountable Institutions & Governance): Alternative Indicators of Progress

Deliverables:

  • Engage with the promoters of Germany’s ‘National Welfare Index’ including

  • the Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) to develop a joint plan to help overcome barriers

  • Active participation in joint consortium meetings (next: Delft, The Netherlands, Feb 2013)

  • Assisting new economics foundation (nef) in the development of a Beyond

  • GDP online platform.

  • Development of communication materials on the benefits of Beyond

  • GDP indicators.

  • Targeted networking to assist work of the project and consortium.

  • Enhancing media coverage / publications.


SESSION 8: WORK PROGRAMME FUTURE JUSTICE– THREE YEAR PERSPECTIVE AND STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

  • Work area 1 (Theme Human Rights, People with Disabilities): Advocating the human rights of persons with disabilities

  • Deliverables:

  • 18-19 February 2013: Second Zero Project Conference on

  • “Employment Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Innovative Policies and Good Practices” in Vienna, Austria together with the Essl Foundation and

  • Bank Austria, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization

  • Promoting the printed report and dedicated websites

  • Fundraising for policy toolkits, parliamentary hearings and an international

  • parliamentary network


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