Country Profiles

National Commission for Future Generations (2001-2006) (NCFG) - former

Mission Statement

The NCFG was an inter-parliamentary body to audit legislation on its impacts for future generations, with a focus on the creation of ā€œa dimension of the future that would be included in primary and secondary legislationā€.

The World Futures Council argues that the NCFG had an informal veto power over law-making.


Role and Functions

  • advising on government policy or making policy recommendations, including NSDS; and
  • stakeholder engagement.

Composition and Membership

The NCFG was created in 2001 and shut down in 2006.