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NEWSLETTER
NOVEMBER 2017
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NOVEMBER NEWS FROM THE WFC
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Dear Friends & Supporters,

Last month, we announced our recent election results. We would like to welcome our new Council Members and Ambassadors as well as a new Supervisory Board Member! We feel honoured to have new dedicated members on board who will help to promote the rights of future generations. Our team also would like to thank all those long-serving Councillors and Honorary Councillors who have been re-elected, and will support us during the next term. We are looking forward to working with all of you!

We hope our readers will enjoy studying this month's newsletter with our most recent news and activities.

Best regards,
Jakob von Uexkull & Alexandra Wandel
The Management Board
NEW COUNCIL MEMBERS ELECTED
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Last month, new Councillors and Honorary Councillors of the World Future Council have been elected. We are delighted to welcome four new Councillors, one new WFC Ambassador and a new member of the WFC Supervisory Board!
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INTERNATIONAL CHILD RIGHTS CONFERENCE IN ZANZIBAR
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Sharing best practice and policy on child protection, justice and participation: Following up on the Future Policy Award 2015, the WFC is now organizing an international child rights conference in Zanzibar from 28th until 30th November 2017, offering participants from across Africa and internationally a platform to learn from the Zanzibar example and exchange best practice examples from their home countries.
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UNLOCKING THE TRILLIONS TO FINANCE THE 1.5°C LIMIT
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What is needed to finance the 1.5°C global warming limit? Dr. Matthias Kroll and Jakob von Uexkull are proposing an innovative tool which can provide the required amounts for the urgent climate finance investments in an immediate and stable way without burdening public budgets.
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NEW POLICY:
KENYA'S PLASTIC
BAG BAN
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Plastic bags take up to 1,000 years to biodegrate and are a serious environmental hazard. This year, Kenya passed the new approach of banning plastic bags, to contribute to a healthy environment. Read more on FuturePolicy.org
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JANE GOODALL: "THEY SAID YOU'RE JUST A GIRL"
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Jane Goodall's dream of living with wild animals and writing books about them was dismissed as naive and hopeless. Then she became the most famous primatologist of the 20th century. Read this The Guardian feature about WFC Honorary Councillor Jane Goodall.
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