World Future Council

The World Future Council was initiated by the founder of the Right Livelihood Award (known as the Alternative Nobel Prize), Jakob von Uexküll, and sees itself as the voice of future generations. The purpose of the World Future Council is to raise awareness of the rights of future generations among decision-makers.

For this purpose, the Council works to pass on a healthy and sustainable planet with just and peaceful societies to our children and grandchildren.

The World Future Council consists of 50 eminent global change-makers from governments, parliaments, civil society, academia, the arts, and business, including former directors of the United Nations, distinguished honorable and awardees, leading scientists, and cultural representatives from across the globe, including Hafsat Abiola-Costello, Helmy Abouleish, Dipal Chandra Barua, Tony Colman, Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger, Thais Corral, Hans R. Herren, Ashok Khosla, Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Wanjira Mathai, Jan McAlpine, Frances Moore Lappé, Cherie Nursalim, Auma Obama, Anna Oposa, Katiana Orluc, Vandana Shiva, Alyn Ware, Anders Wijkman and many more.