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Newsletter for Intergenerational Justice – 11/2011

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1.) FRFG Proposes a Capital Levy for Future Generations

2.) Launch of the Intergenerational Foundation (IF) in London

3.) New Research Funding Pledge for Intergenerational Justice

4.) Occupy Update from Canada

5.) FRFG Advises Social Democrat Party (SPD) on Generational Politics

6.) Intergenerational Justice Review Available to Pre-Order.

7.) Meetings

8.) Last but Not Least...

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1) FRFG PROPOSES A CAPITAL LEVY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

The Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations (FRFG) proposes a levy on capital for the benefit of future generations: future investment in education and childcare should be safeguarded through the implementation of a small tax on large private fortunes. Simultaneously, the level of state debt could be decreased through the implementation of such a tax. Wolfgang Gründinger, FRFG Spokesman:

“A tax of 1% will not make any millionaire poorer, but 100% of children will benefit. It is already well-known that today’s young generation will have to pay for the enormous debt accumulated during the financial crisis for the rest of their lives. Moreover, whoever fails to invest in the education of today’s young generation will, in the process, be passing on a hidden debt for young and future generations on top of the already enormous liabilities they are due to pay.”

FRFG therefore proposes a levy on capital. It will take the form of a compulsory tax of 1% on very large private fortunes, namely those which are in excess of 1 million euros (roughly 860,000 British Pounds). In cooperating with this settlement, the rich will be making a fair contribution to a generationally just financial system.

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2.) LAUNCH OF THE INTERGENERATIONAL FOUNDATION (IF) IN LONDON

On 19 October 2011, IF - who strive to ensure that intergenerational issues are placed at the heart of public debate in the UK - staged its official Launch. FRFG representative James Wilhelm, who attended the event, had the following to say:

“The Launch of the Intergenerational Foundation at the UK Houses of Parliament was a resounding success. The amount of press attention that the Launch generated in the national media was particularly productive in pushing generational justice to the top of the UK news agenda and raising intergenerational awareness. The Intergenerational Foundation will be a critically important actor in securing fairness between generations in the UK in the coming years, and is thus excellent news for UK politics and society.”

FRFG looks forward to working together with IF on shared projects in the future. To date, both organisations have promoted the FRFG’s Demography Prize for Young Researchers 2010/11. In addition, both think-tanks are currently cooperating closely to produce the Intergenerational Justice Review 2012, due for publication in April next year.

Intergenerational Foundation Website: http://www.if.org.uk/

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3.) NEW RESEARCH FUNDING PLEDGE FOR INTERGENERATIONAL JUSTICE

According to European Union Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, "future funding at the European level will provide significant space for social sciences and humanities research". Whilst speaking at the British Academy in London on 10th November, she made it clear that the Horizon 2020 programme, which will provide funding from the EU for applied research, will focus on three key areas: 'excellence in the science base', 'creating industrial leadership and competitive frameworks' and 'tackling societal challenges'. The comments were warmly endorsed by the ALLEA, the Federation for 53 National Academies of Sciences and Humanities in 40 European countries, which welcomed such a" large-scale European research programme on identity and cultural change, education and employment, intergenerational justice and personal and societal well-being". In so doing, "a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable Europe by 2020" would be within reach, Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn added.

Full article from University News: http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20111117093853474

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4.) OCCUPY UPDATE FROM CANADA

In the world of activism, the call for greater intergenerational justice has been nowhere more conspicuous than in the recent Occupy movement, which has sprung up in cities around the world in order to call attention to the multifarious national and global challenges we face, and to demand substantive change. At the Social Change Institute, Hollyhock in Canada, the Canadian Occupy activists have adopted a distinctly intergenerational and synthetic approach: in order to maximise the effectiveness of the Occupy movement, a multi-generational discussion has been created with the aim of discovering what can be learnt from past experiences, especially to harness the experiences of Baby Boomer’s in fighting for political and social change. Organisers hope that their cooperative approach will maximise the effectiveness of the current Occupy movement in the current, perhaps fleeting historical window of opportunity. Emma Pullman and Judy Rebick, two key figures in the promotion of the intergenerational dialouge, outline their approach:

"We have much to learn from each other. We don't have to choose old or new ways of thinking and doing: we can choose to create a fusion of both. What comes from this forging is an alloy that is much stronger than its parts. And therein lies the magic of intergenerational dialogue: With patience and experimentation, we can synthesize both old and new to turn moments of brave action into sustained movements that will achieve lasting change."

If this Canadian intergenerational model is successful, it could set the benchmark for parallel movements elsewhere.

Emma Pullman and Judy Rebick’s article: http://rabble.ca/news/2011/11/intergenerational-lessons-occupy-movement

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5.) FRFG advises the Social Democrat Party (SPD) on Generational Politics

The SPD parliamentary party is currently developing a strategy paper dedicated to ‘working together as generations’. The paper discusses solutions for how younger generations can be better supported, how middle generations can be unburdened at work and in relation to child support and child maintenance, and how the older generation can be incorporated into social life as an active participator. FRFG Spokesman Wolfgang Gründiger discussed the strategy with the SPD delegate Sabine Bätzing at the German Parliament. At the top of the agenda was the abolishment of the formal voting age-limit, the abolishment of a guaranteed pension, the establishment of a link between pension age to life expectancy, and the introduction of a ‘capital levy for future generations’, which proposes to finance education and child care through a tax on large private fortunes. Sabine Bätzing has shown great sympathy and openness for the ideas and their promotion. It was a pleasant and open discussion. It will be interesting to see how much of the discussion’s content will be committed to paper.

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6.) INTERGENERATIONAL JUSTICE REVIEW AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER

The Intergenerational Justice Review 2012 (ISSN 2190-6335) is now available to pre-order. The title of the IGJR 2012 is Ideal Theory and Non-Ideal Politics: The Interdependencies between Justices. The journal will contain scientific contributions from internationally recognised academics as well as reviews of recent texts in the field of intergenerational justice. When ordered before the end of the year, it is available at the special price of just €10 (standard price €20).

If you would like to pre-order the upcoming edition, please e-mail us before the 1 January deadline. It is also possible to order individual former issues for only €5 per edition.

View the IGJR 2012’s Call for Papers or browse our journal archive .

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7.) Meetings

20th November: "Generational Justice – the new Leitmotiv of an alternative society?" Lecture by Boris Kühn. VHS, Erlangen.

2nd December: "The Perfect Voting Age." Hearing devoted to the theme of voting age. FRFG Spokesman Wolfgang Gründinger will attend as expert. The Bavarian Regional Parliament, Munich.

9th December: "Europe 2050 – Clash of Generations? Demographic change and the future of the European welfare system." Expert discussion with FRFG representatives. Schwarzkopf Stiftung, Berlin.

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8.) LAST BUT NOT LEAST.... Please let us know of people who are interested in the topic Intergenerational Justice. If you send us their postal address, they will receive a copy of the magazine >Intergenerational Justice Review< as a non-binding sample copy.

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Newsletter for Intergenerational Justice – 09/2011
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1.) Intergenerational Foundation’s Official Launch

2.) Ban Ki-moon on Future Generations

3.) Eurozone Crisis: James Wilhelm on BBC World Service

4.) FRFG on German Television

5.) New Research: Office Conflict

6.) Remembering 9/11

7.) Meetings

8.) Last but Not Least...

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1.) INTERGENERATIONAL FOUNDATION’S OFFICIAL LAUNCH

FRFG is delighted to announce that the launch of the Intergenerational Foundation (IF) will take place at the UK Houses of Parliament on 19th October, 2011. The Launch will be hosted by Tessa Jowell, Shadow Minister to the Cabinet Office and former Minister for Culture during the previous Labour government. IF has been established to promote fairness between generations and to show that British policy-makers have given undue advantages to the older generation at the expense of younger and future generations. Therefore, the organisation seeks to promote the noble aim of ensuring that intergenerational issues are placed at the heart of public debate. Since its establishment, IF has cooperated closely with FRFG to promote the Third Demography Prize for Young Researchers 2010/2011 and to produce the Intergenerational Justice Review 2012. FRFG looks forward to continued cooperation with IF in the future.

IF.org.uk

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2.) BAN KI-MOON ON FUTURE GENERATIONS

Future generations were firmly on the UN’s agenda this month. Before world leaders at the General Assembly’s annual debate on 21st September, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon outlined “five imperatives – five generational opportunities to shape the world of tomorrow by the decisions we make today.” Amongst other goals, he expressed the need to focus on achieving sustainable development and the importance of development which is inclusive of younger generations. He said:“We will focus on the new generation. Young people are more than our future. They are also our present, both in numbers and how they drive political and social change.”

Official UN report


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3.) EUROZONE CRISIS: JAMES WILHELM ON BBC WORLD SERVICE

On the 28th of September, FRFG’s James Wilhelm took part in a radio discussion on the topical World Have Your Say programme. The debate focused on the reaction of ordinary Greek citizens to the austerity measures currently in place and the reaction in Germany to the possibility of increasing the size of the bailout fund available to countries with a continuing sovereign debt crisis. Mr. Wilhelm claimed that the financial crisis could lead to better fiscal regulation in the future and therefore could have a positive impact for future generations. He also emphasised the need for a global approach to financial regulation in the future.

Until 5/10/2011, the discussion is available to stream online from BBC iPlayer

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4.) FRFG ON GERMAN TELEVISION

September was a busy month for FRFG on German television channels. Spokesperson of FRFG, Wolfgang Gründinger, appeared on Maybrit Illner’s popular panel discussion show to discuss whether poverty in old age is becoming normal. In this context, Mr. Gründinger explained that the young generation of today is faced by a quadruple burden: long working hours, low benefit levels, higher national contributions and unsafe working conditions. He called for a citizens’ insurance to be established to safeguard the position of young and future generations. Later in the month, Danyal Bayaz was a participant on the talk show “Log In”. During the show, Mr. Bayaz argued that future generations should not be burdened with today’s debt problems. He said that Europe must show solidarity in the face of current financial worries and, although expensive, he proposed the establishment of Eurobonds as the only viable solution to the current financial crisis.

Both talk-shows (in German) can be streamed online via the ‘ZDF Bibliothek’:

Wolfgang Gründinger's appearance on Maybrit Illner
Danyal Bayaz's appearance on Log In

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5.) NEW RESEARCH: OFFICE CONFLICT

Recent research aimed at investigating the relationship between demographic trends and productivity at work has reached some fascinating conclusions. The research, conducted by Jochen Menges of Cambridge University and Florian Kunze of St Gallen University, Switzerland, found that the new generational complexion of modern enterprises, in which more generations are working alongside each other than ever before, is leading to conflicts between the often incompatible preferences and values of different generations. The result is a decrease in overall productivity. Dr Menges explains:
“Older people may find they are supervised by someone younger than themselves, younger people feel that the older ones are clogging up the career path they want and preventing them from attaining the promotions they want. The result is unhappy workers.”

According to Dr.Menges, the best solution to the problem is for workers to talk to each other as little as possible. By following this approach, Dr.Menges believes that the differing attitudes of the various generations can be kept from coming into contact with each other and, in turn, generational conflict in the office can be avoided to the benefit of overall productivity.

The findings of the study are of interest because they radically contradicts previous research which states that close cooperation and mutual understanding between generations is the best way to avoid generational problems at work. The divergence in findings will be of special interest to managers, to whom it is not clear which approach is best suited to a multi-generational office.

Read Elaine Moore’s summary of the research in the Financial Times (subscription required)


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6.) REMEMBERING 9/11

The 11th September, 2011, marked the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre. At Moses Lake’s Civic Center Park on Sunday, an event was held to remember the national tragedy and to pay tribute to those who tragically lost their lives. Moses Lake Police Chief Dean Mitchell called for remembrance:

“The Spanish philosopher George Santayana warned that ‘those who forget history are doomed to repeat it…This is why it’s important to remember 9/11…It’s our generation’s responsibility to not forget, so that our next generation is not doomed to repeat Pearl Harbor and 9/11.”

FRFG would like to echo Mr. Mitchell’s eloquent reminder about this important responsibility present generations owe to posterity.

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7.) MEETINGS

30/9 – 03/10. Stuttgart: “terre des hommes OPEN” – The 4-day programme consists of lectures, workshops, exciting discussion and expert contributions from international guests. The overall focus of the weekend is ‘ecological children’s rights’. FRFG will be represented by James Wilhelm.

12/10. Vienna: Lecture in German delivered by FRFG spokesperson Wolfgang Gründiger. He will address the following theme: “Ways in which we can avoid a generational war.”

18/10. Berlin: ““UdL Digital Roundtable” – A representative of FRFG will participate in an expert discussion dedicated to the theme “too old for the internet?” The discussion will focus on the impact of the internet in terms of its relation to generational divisions.


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8.) LAST BUT NOT LEAST....

Please let us know of people who are interested in the topic Intergenerational Justice. If you send us their postal address, they will receive a copy of the magazine >Intergenerational Justice Review< as a non-binding sample copy.

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Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations
(Stiftung fuer die Rechte zukuenftiger Generationen)
Postfach 700332
D-70573 Stuttgart
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Board of Directors:
Danyal Bayaz
Wolfgang Gruendinger
Adrian Schell (Chair)
Frank Schmilowski

Managing Director:
Boris Kühn
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Newsletter for Intergenerational Justice – 07/2011
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1.) Advertisement of the 6th Intergenerational Justice Award

2.) Artwork for Future Generations - Update

3.) Call for Papers: Intergenerational Justice Review 2012

4.) New Executive Board Member: Danyal Bayaz

5.) Meetings

6.) Last but Not Least...

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1.) ADVERTISEMENT OF THE 6TH INTERGENERATIONAL JUSTICE AWARD

The Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations devotes the Intergenerational Justice Award 2011/12 to the following theme: “The Debt Brake in Germany – Evaluation in a national and international context”
The financial crisis’ explosive consequences of new indebtedness finally led in Germany to a – for the majority acceptable – ‘debt brake’: In Spring 2009, the bundestag and the bundesrat decided to make massive changes with regard to what level of state indebtedness was considered acceptable. It was a decision which had the basic principle of a balanced budget as its core aim.
Could the German debt brake experience serve as a model for other European countries? Is the German experience of any use to countries such as the UK, which unlike Germany, has an uncodified constitution?
Outside Germany, the financial crisis has also recently sparked debates about the possibility of new regulatory frameworks to avoid future financial crises. In Spain, for example, the outgoing socialist Prime Minister Rodríguez Zapatero and the conservative opposition party agreed on a debt brake, similar in its outline to the German model. The constitutional amendment could become effective before the general election in November, even though its implementation has already been met by opposition from within Zapatero’s party. Germany and France are now putting pressure on peripheral Eurozone economies to follow Spain’s example.

More information about the award can be found here: http://www.intergenerationaljustice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=221&Itemid=263

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2.) ARTWORK FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS - UPDATE

Future citizens have no voice, no voting rights and no lobby. For this reason, FRFG would like to produce an artwork in order to highlight the responsibilities present people owe to future generations. On the 25th July, the FRFG team met cooperating partners in relation to the project. In attendance were Axel Wieder, curator from the Network of New Patrons, the artist Tue Greenfort and Regina Fasshauer from the Künstlerhaus Stuttgart. It was a fruitful meeting in which the background of the project was discussed and the possible artistic interpretation debated. As a result of this discussion, it was decided that an appropriate place for the artwork would be either in front of, or inside Stuttgart’s City Hall. In this way, political decision-makers will be reminded about their obligations to future generations on a regular basis.

If you would like to find out more about the project, or if you have any ideas about alternative locations for the artwork, or if you would be able to help finance the creation of the artwork, then please e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

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3.) CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERGENERATIONAL JUSTICE REVIEW 2012

The ‘Intergenerational Justice Review’ is FRFG’s peer-reviewed journal, seeking to publish articles of the most important research and current thinking from political science, ethics, and law. The next edition, entitled ‘Ideal Theory and Non-Ideal Politics: The Interdependencies between Justices’, will be published in spring 2012 and will explore the interdependencies between inter- and intragenerational (international, social and gender) justice. If you are interested in contributing to this edition, please send your paper to the Editors ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) before the 1st November, 2011 deadline. The Editorial Team welcomes your suggestions and is at your disposal should you have any queries concerning the current call for papers. The full version of the call for papers, previous editions of the IGJR and all other important information can be found at:

http://www.intergenerationaljustice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=170&Itemid=236

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4.) NEW EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER: DANYAL BAYAZ

After many years of engaged cooperation, Tobias Kemnitzer and FRFG have parted ways. Danyal Bayaz now becomes a part of the four-member board.

Danyal Bayaz, born in 1983, comes from Heidelberg and studied Political Communication and Finance as an undergraduate. A skilled journalist, he is currently a Ph.D candidate at the Faculty of Economics and Social Science at Hohenheim University (Stuttgart). He has a strong interest in intergenerational justice from an economic perspective.

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5.) MEETINGS

12/9. Bonn: “Tomorrow Formulated from Today” – Podium discussion at the Protestant Adult Learning Workshop, Nordrhein. The discussion will include, amongst others, Mr. Boris Kühn, FRFG Managing Director.

29/9. München: A podium discussion entitled: “The Elderly Are the Solution, Not the Problem! Generational Justice Beyond Fractional Conflict”.  As part of the discussion series: “Economics and Literature in Dialogue”. Attending will be FRFG’s spokesman, Wolfgang Gründinger.

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6.) LAST BUT NOT LEAST....

Please let us know of people who are interested in the topic Intergenerational Justice. If you send us their postal address, they will receive a copy of the magazine >Intergenerational Justice Review< as a non-binding sample copy.

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Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations
(Stiftung fuer die Rechte zukuenftiger Generationen)
Postfach 700332
D-70573 Stuttgart
Tel: +49-(0) 711 – 28 05 27 77
Fax: +49-(0) 3212 – 28 05 27 7
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Homepage: www.intergenerationaljustice.org
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Board of Directors:
Danyal Bayaz
Wolfgang Gruendinger
Adrian Schell (Chair)
Frank Schmilowski

Managing Director:
Boris Kühn
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Newsletter for Intergenerational Justice – 06/2011
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1.) Call for Papers: Intergenerational Justice Review 2012

2.) Reminder: Summer School on Education Policy

3.) BBC Radio Four’s Thought For The Day on Generational Justice

4.) Nuclear Power – Irresponsible towards Future Generations  

5.) Discussion about the Right to Vote from 16 Onwards

6.) Last but Not Least...


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1.) CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERGENERATIONAL JUSTICE REVIEW 2012

The ‘Intergenerational Justice Review’ is the Foundation’s peer-reviewed journal, seeking to publish articles of the most important research and current thinking from political science, ethics, and law. The next edition, entitled ‘Ideal Theory and Non-Ideal Politics: The Interdependencies between Justices’, will be published in spring 2012 and will explore the interdependencies between inter- and intragenerational (international, social and gender) justice. If you are interested in contributing to this edition, please send your paper to the Editors ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) before the 1st November, 2011 deadline. In exceptional circumstances submissions written in German will be accepted, which will then be translated from German to English. The Editorial Team welcomes your suggestions and is at your disposal should you have any queries concerning the current Call for Papers. The full version of the Call for Papers, previous editions of the IGJR, and all other important information can be found here

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2.) REMINDER: SUMMER SCHOOL ON EDUCATION POLICY

From Sunday the 4th until Sunday the 11th of September, 2011, the FRFG will run a week-long summer school on "intregenerationally just and sustainable education policy." The school is designed for students of all disciplines and will take place in the Hostel Oberstdorf-Kornau in Bavaria. The seminar invites students to actively participate in systematically explicating the links between intergenerational justice and education policy. The seminar will be held in German only. Link to website (in German).

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3.) BBC RADIO FOUR’S THOUGHT FOR THE DAY ON GENERATIONAL JUSTICE

Clifford Longley, leading religious commentator, asks what our responsibilities should be to our relatives who have yet to be born. He mentions the FRFG as an exemplary organisation in this area. Mr. Longley's short monologue was broadcast on BBC Radio Four’s ‘Thought For The Day’, 4 July, 2011.

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4.) NUCLEAR POWER – IRRESPONSIBLE TOWARDS FUTURE GENERATIONS 

The British magazine The Ecologist, which is one of the leading international magazines writing about environmental issues, has treated the ethical question of nuclear power in one of its articles. The FRFG spokesman Wolfgang Gründinger was cited as follows:

"Considering we have only had 10,000 years of written history, we must realise how long future generations will suffer from the onerous legacy left by present societies. Only a few decades of using nuclear energy leave hazardous nuclear waste for an unimaginable number of future generations".

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5.) DISCUSSION ABOUT THE RIGHT TO VOTE FROM 16 ONWARDS

In Germany a new discussion has begun about lowering the age at which people can to vote to 16. After a law was passed by the bundesland Bremen, which did lower the legal voting age to 16, it became clear that Hamburg is thinking of following the same step. FRFG welcomes the discussion but wants more radical change, demanding a  “voting right without age limit” More about this claim

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6.) LAST BUT NOT LEAST....

Please let us know of people who are interested in the topic Intergenerational Justice. If you send us their postal address, they will receive a copy of the magazine >Intergenerational Justice Review< as a non-binding sample copy.
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(Stiftung fuer die Rechte zukuenftiger Generationen)
Postfach 700332
D-70573 Stuttgart
Tel: +49-(0) 711 – 28 05 27 77
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Newsletter for Intergenerational Justice – 05/2011
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1.) The FRFG receives an award from the EU Commission


2.) New Project: an artwork for future generations


3.) Summer School on Education Policy

4.) FRFG Press Release: protests in Spain

5.) A new volunteer joins the FRFG

6.) Last but not least...

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1.) THE FRFG RECEIVES AN AWARD FROM THE EU COMMISSION

On the 17th of May 2011, the European Commission awarded the FRFG a certificate for an outstanding project with regards to its hosting of a European Voluntary Service (EVS) project. The FRFG received the award together with Mrs. Marisa Quaresma dos Reis. Mrs. dos Reis had been volunteering at the FRFG from August 2009 to July 2010. She was in charge of the issue 1/2010 of the IGJR and organised an international conference on "Ways to Legally Implement Intergenerational Justice" in Lisbon, Portugal.

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2.) NEW PROJECT: AN ARTWORK FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

The FRFG is planning the creation of an artwork to remind us of our obligations towards future generations with the support of the Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung and in cooperation with the Network New Patrons (http://www.newpatrons.eu/ ). The artwork will be designed by a renowned artist in cooperation with the FRFG and will be displayed permanently in a public venue in the future. The FRFG is currently searching for patrons who want to support the creation of this piece of art financially. You will soon be able to find further information about the project on our homepage.

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3.) SUMMER SCHOOL ON EDUCATION POLICY

From Sunday the 4th until Sunday the 11th of September 2011, the FRFG will run a week-long summer school on "intregenerationally just and sustainable education policy." The school is designed for students of all disciplines and will take place in the Hostel Oberstdorf-Kornau in the Bavaria. The seminar invites students to actively participate in systematically explicating the links between intergenerational justice and education policy. The seminar will be held in German only. Link to the German website for further information.

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4.) FRFG PRESS RELEASE: PROTESTS IN SPAIN

Stuttgart, 05/06/2011

In Spain, over one hundred thousand young people have protested against their exclusion from the labor market. Poor economic policies and the fallout from the financial crisis have driven the national debt to record levels and unemployment may still rise further. This is put into context when one takes into account that Spain is already suffering an unemployment rate of 20 percent amongst the general population whilst youth unemployment is twice as high. Even highly qualified new graduates are struggling to find employment. Similar problems are encounterd in many European Countries: In Britain 1.5 million people aged under 30 are unemployed, Italy counts over 2 million (22%) so called “neet” (Not in Employment, Education or Training) in this age group, young Germans are struggling with an insufficient and unjust education system.  “In ageing societies it is particularly important not to ignore the interests of the young generation”, declared the FRFG spokesman, Wolfgang Gründinger.

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5.) A NEW STAFF MEMBER JOINS THE FRFG

Since the beginning of this month, James Wilhelm has joined the FRFG as part of a one-year EVS project. James is 23 years old and has recently attained a degree in International Relations and Sociology (BA) from the University of Sussex, England. For professional and personal motivations James is delighted to be promoting intergenerational issues in Germany and hopes that his time with the FRFG will enrich his worldview, further studies and personal development. James’ main project will be the production of a special issue of the “Integenerational Justice Review” journal. Find further information about James and the FRFG staff here

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6.) LAST BUT NOT LEAST....

Please let us know of people who are interested in the topic Intergenerational Justice. If you send us their postal address, they will receive a copy of the magazine >Intergenerational Justice Review< as a non-binding sample copy. -------------
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Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations
(Stiftung fuer die Rechte zukuenftiger Generationen)
Postfach 700332
D-70573 Stuttgart
Tel: +49-(0) 711 – 28 05 27 77
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Board of Directors:
Adrian Schell (Chair)
Wolfgang Gruendinger
Tobias Kemnitzer
Frank Schmilowski

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Newsletter for Intergenerational Justice – 04/2011

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1.) FRFG Press Release: phasing out nuclear energy

2.) Intergenerational Foundation established in UK


3.) Tender Documents for Demography Prize 2010/11


4.) Upcoming Events


5.) Last but not least...


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1.) FRFG PRESS RELEASE: PHASING OUT NUCLEAR ENERGY

Stuttgart – April 26th, 2011

"The sustainability principle prohibits the creation of potential troublespots that might cause irreversible and serious damage to humans and the environment," said the FRFG speaker Wolfgang Gruendinger. "In our opinion, taking the risks of nuclear power cannot be justified and we are very pleased that the German government has also got the message.”

The foundation pointed out that nuclear energy will place an additional burden on future generations: nuclear waste. Plutonium-239 has a half-life of 24,110 years. Even after 310,608 years, you can still trace dangerous concentrations from nuclear power plants. "Considering only 10,000 years of written history, we must realize how long future generations will suffer from the onerous legacy left by present societies," said Gruendinger. "Only a few decades of using nuclear energy leave hazardous nuclear waste for an unimaginable number of future generations."

After the events in Japan, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, set up an ethics committee on a “Safe Energy Supply" to pave the way for a system change from nuclear power towards renewable energies. The committee members, however, still disagree about whether they should actually propose a specific date or time period for a nuclear phase-out. "A binding, rapid phase-out is likely to be questioned as soon as we will have overcome the Fukushima disaster. The FRFG therefore urgently calls for a binding law and a detailed roadmap for phasing out nuclear energy," added Gruendinger.

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2.) INTERGENERATIONAL FOUNDATION ESTABLISHED IN UK

The Intergenerational Foundation (IF), a new independent London-based organisation, has been established to research and campaign on fairness between generations in UK government policy-making.
IF believes an urgent debate is needed on the unfair allocation of national resources between younger and future generations and the older generation, as policy-makers shift resources up the generational divide whilst transferring liabilities to future generations.

The socio-economic impact is clear: delaying families, reduction in the national birth rate, decreasing long-term employment, increasing unemployment and job insecurity, while the first tranche of ‘baby boomers’ have unrealistic expectations of over-generous pension provision, free travel, free fuel allowances and free healthcare provision.

Angus Hanton, Founder of IF, commented: “We need British society to understand that the actions we choose to take today will have a profound effect on younger and future generations. Our work will ensure that intergenerational fairness is moved up the political agenda.”

For the purpose of their common goal, the FRFG and the IF intend to cooperate and support each other.

For further information on how you can get involved with the Intergenerational Foundation please email Liz Emerson on This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
IF is particularly keen to make contact with anyone researching intergenerational fairness both quantitatively and qualitatively in the UK and Europe.
http://www.intergenerational.org.uk/

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3.) TENDER DOCUMENTS FOR DEMOGRAPHY PRIZE 2010/11

You can request the complete tender documents for this year’s demography prize competition via email under This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . The FRFG extended the deadline for one month to October 1st, 2011. For further information and a look at our advertising bill see here

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4.) UPCOMING EVENTS

6th May
Open Space “Sustainability” of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation with a FRFG-representative in Berlin.

19th May
“Egal ist nicht!” is the name of a meeting organized by the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation dealing with questions of social commitment, panel discussion with FRFG-speaker Wolfgang Gruendinger in Berlin

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5.) LAST BUT NOT LEAST....

Please let us know of people who are interested in the topic Intergenerational Justice. If you send us their postal address, they will receive a copy of the magazine >Intergenerational Justice Review< as a non-binding sample copy.
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Tobias Kemnitzer
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Newsletter for Intergenerational Justice – 03/2011

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1.) Fifth Intergenerational Justice Prize 2009/10

2.) Tender Documents for Demography Prize 2010/11

3.) Smart CSOs Conference in London


4.) Dialogue of Generations


5.) TNS Study: The Younger, the More Precarious


6.) Upcoming Events


7.) Last but not least...


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1.) FIFTH INTERGENERATIONAL JUSTICE PRIZE 2009/10

On Wednesday, 23rd March, the FRFG hosted the award ceremony for the fifth Intergenerational Justice Prize 2009/10 in Berlin. The laureates’ proposals on the topic “Possibilities and Limits of Cooperative Problem-Solving in Party Democracies” provoked a lively debate with the audience. The ceremony also included a panel discussion with several members of the German Bundestag. They all emphasized the necessity of stronger task orientation within politics. They agreed, however, that the media and the public still misperceived the considerable improvement that has already been achieved in this respect.
You will find a summary of the symposium and further information under:  http://www.intergenerationaljustice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=211&Itemid=257

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2.) TENDER DOCUMENTS FOR DEMOGRAPHY PRIZE 2010/11

As of now, you can request the complete tender documents for this year’s demography prize competition via email under This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . The FRFG extended the deadline for one month to October 1st, 2011. Furthermore, you can now have a look on our advertising bill and request it for further posting.

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3.) SMART CSOs CONFERENCE IN LONDON

On March 14th and 15th, the FRFG managing director Boris Kuehn attended the “Smart CSOs Conference” in London. Representatives of small and larger NGOs from all over Europe came together to talk about possible ways to gradually reform the existing social and economic system according to criteria such as social, intergenerational and ecological justice. The conference headlined “Great Transition” focused on the scope of influence of non-governmental organisations within this process. The conference formed the provisional closure of the EU-sponsored “Action Town” project which had covered several years. Homepage: www.smart-csos.org

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4.) DIALOGUE OF GENERATIONS

The Council for Sustainable Development (CSD) of the German federal government has launched a website on the topic “Future Visions 2050”. Almost 90 young decision-makers under 27, chosen by well versed politicians and experts, have been asked to present their ideas about how to reshape society up to the mid of the current century. With this website, the CSD intends to set up a “generation bridge” where newcomers and conversant experts can come together and compare their visions. As all CSD members are over 40, this exchange process is of vital importance. A joint conference with the council members will eventually discuss the various proposals for a new sustainability strategy.

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5.) New STUDY: THE YOUNGER, THE MORE PRECARIOUS

In spite of the current economic upswing, the young generation is prevented from reaping its benefits. As the latest study of `TNS Infratest´ reveals, it is particularly the youngsters who will have to face precarious working conditions such internships and temporary or subcontracted employments.
More than 50% of all workers up to the age of 24 are employed temporarily, in subcontracted labour or take part of a job-creation plan. As against the previous year, the number of precarious working conditions among young employees has increased.
The study shows that the idea of subcontracted labour leading into a permanent job still lacks empirical figures. Youngsters starting their career in a subcontracted employment hardly ever get a permanent employment afterwards. Subcontracts and temporary jobs drastically affect private life – as do similar types of precarious employments. Young people lack the necessary security to plan their life and future, ranging from starting a family and real estate investments to taking retirement provisions. You can have a look on the entire study under http://www.igmetall.de/cps/rde/xbcr/internet/docs_ig_metall_xcms_164966__2.pdf

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6.) UPCOMING EVENTS

1st April
FRFG speaker Wolfgang Gruendinger has taken part in the technical discussion of Caritas on demographic change and shortage of skilled workers in Aachen.

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7.) LAST BUT NOT LEAST....

Please let us know of people who are interested in the topic Intergenerational Justice. If you send us their postal address, they will receive a copy of the magazine >Intergenerational Justice Review< as a non-binding sample copy.
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Wolfgang Gruendinger
Tobias Kemnitzer
Frank Schmilowski

Managing Director:
Boris Kühn
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Newsletter for Intergenerational Justice – 02/2011 ********************************************************
1.) FRFG nominated for Youth on the Move Award

2.) Prize Ceremony on March 23rd, 2011 – First Panelists Confirmed

3.) Tender Documents for Demography Prize 2010/11

4.) Berlin Is Talking about Lowering Voting Age to 16

5.) US Study: Youth “Left out in the Rain”

6.) Upcoming Events

7.) Last but not least...

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1.) FRFG NOMINATED FOR YOUTH ON THE MOVE AWARD

For many years, the Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations has taken part in the EU programme Youth In Action as host organisation. By participating in the voluntary service programme, the FRFG offers young Europeans the opportunity to get involved with the field of intergenerational justice for a one-year term. Every volunteer publishes one issue of the International Justice Review in collaboration with the editorship and with an individual focus. All volunteers hence actively contribute to raising awareness of intergenerational justice and of intercultural transfer within Europe. Youth in Action has now nominated the 2010 project realised with the Portuguese volunteer Marisa Quaresma dos Reis for an award on the occasion of the Youth On The Move event, which will take place in Antwerpen in May 2011. The FRFG competes in the category “Global Justice”. Marisa dos Reis and our research fellow, Patrick Wegner, will represent the FRFG in the ceremony.

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2.) PRIZE CEREMONY ON MARCH 23rd, 2011 – FIRST PANELISTS CONFIRMED

Herewith, we would again cordially invite you to this year’s intergenerational justice prize ceremony in the Federal Representation of Sachsen-Anhalt in Berlin on March 23rd, 2011.
Following members of the German Bundestag have already confirmed to participate in the panel discussion on the topic “Away from Constant Campaigning? Towards More Issue-Driven Policies”:

- Florian Bernschneider (FDP)
- Kai Gehring (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen)
- Jutta Krellmann (Die Linke)

 
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3.) TENDER DOCUMENTS FOR DEMOGRAPHY PRIZE 2010/11

As of now, you can request the complete tender documents for this year’s demography prize competition via email under This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . The FRFG extended the deadline for one month to October 1st, 2011. Furthermore, you can now have a look on our advertising bill and request it for further posting.

For further information go to
http://www.intergenerationaljustice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=28&Itemid=66

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4.) BERLIN IS TALKING ABOUT LOWERING VOTING AGE TO 16

Teenagers should be allowed to vote already at the age of 16. That is the ambitious aim of a joint initiative presented by the German opposition parties during an expert hearing in the Bundestag’s youth committee. All invitees, including FRFG speaker Wolfgang Gruendinger, advocated a voting age reduction: “Democracy theory demands a lower voting age. Today, the sole criterion of age prevents millions of people from voting and hence violates our constitutional principles of popular sovereignty and universal suffrage. At the same time, many teenagers meet all requirements traditionally considered to characterise “maturity” already between 12 or 14. Lowering the voting age is also likely to strengthen the interests of young people which have so far been mostly neglected in current politics.” Most recently, the Social Democrat’s state party conference in Berlin also opted for the electoral reform with an overwhelming majority of 80%. This decision may pave the way for thousands of teenagers to take part in decision-making for the first time already next September.

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5.) US STUDY: YOUTH ‘LEFT OUT IN THE RAIN’

Not only EU countries but also the USA have to struggle with youth unemployment. Nearly 16% of 18-24-year-olds are out of work, almost double the national average. More than previous generations, today’s youth lacks the opportunity to find a safe and well-paid job to gain “a secure foothold in the middle class”. This is particularly true for the two-thirds of young US-Americans without a university degree. The US-survey “Not Quite Adults” offers a valuable portrait of the young US-American generation. The Economist has picked up the study’s essential point in its article “Left out in the rain”.
See: http://www.economist.com/node/17848419

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6.) UPCOMING EVENTS

March 1st, 2011 - Lunchtime Talk: „Pensions for 70plus? – Ways to a     intergenerational just and sustainable pension scheme“ in Berlin,     hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

March 4th, 2011 - Panel discussion on the Topic "Young and old people in society – What about intergenerational justice?” in Magdeburg, with     FRFG speaker Wolfgang Gruendinger

March 14th/15th, 2011 -  Smart CSOs Conference at the WWF in London, with Boris Kuehn

March 23rd, 2011 - FRFG Intergenerational Justice Prize Ceremony in Berlin

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7.) LAST BUT NOT LEAST....

Please let us know of people who are interested in the topic Intergenerational Justice. If you send us their postal address, they will receive a copy of the magazine >Intergenerational Justice Review< as a non-binding sample copy.
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All newsletters are available on our homepage: www.intergenerationaljustice.org > Press > Newsletter
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Recent press releases on the activity of the FRFG can be found here: www.intergenerationaljustice.org > Press > Press Releases
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Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations
(Stiftung fuer die Rechte zukuenftiger Generationen)
Postfach 700332
D-70573 Stuttgart
Tel: +49-(0) 711 – 28 05 27 77
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Wolfgang Gruendinger
Tobias Kemnitzer
Frank Schmilowski
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Newsletter for Intergenerational Justice – 01/2011
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1.) Fifth Intergenerational Justice Prize Ceremony in Berlin on March 23rd, 2011


2.) Results of Demography Prize Jury Meeting


3.) FRFG Speaker at Climate Summit in Cancún


4.) Bertelsmann Justice Study also pays attention to Intergenerational Justice


5.) New Office in Stuttgart/New Head of Office


6.) Last but not least....


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1.) FIFTH INTERGENERATIONAL JUSTIC PRIZE CEREMONY IN BERLIN ON MARCH 23rd, 2011

For the fifth time, the FRFG awards the Intergenerational Justice Prize funded by the Apfelbaum Foundation and endowed with €10,000. The award ceremony will take place in the Federal Representation  of the Land Sachsen-Anhalt in Berlin on March 23rd, 2011. Along with the awarding a panel discussion with renowned members of the German Bundestag on the topic “Away from Constant Campaigning? Towards More Issue-Driven Policies” will be held. Joerg Tremmel, assistant professor for Intergenationally Just Policies at Tübingen University, will host the discussion.

The participation in the event is free of charge and we cordially invite you to come. Please send a short registration note to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

For further information about the symposium go to http://www.intergenerationaljustice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=28&Itemid=66

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2.) RESULTS OF DEMOGRAPHY PRIZE JURY MEETING

The jury meeting for the 3rd Demography Prize 2010/11 in Berlin at the end of November, resulted in the jury’s final agreement on following topic for this years’ essay competition: “Old majority – Young minority: Where is a power shift between the generations already visible and how can you balance it? This year’s jury is made up by:



• Dr. Ole Wintermann (Bertelsmann Foundation)
• Harald Wilkoszewski (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research)
• Prof. Dr. Christiane Dienel (nexus Institute Berlin)
• Volker Amrhein (Project Office Dialogue Between Generations)
• Prof. Dr. Meinhard Miegel (Denkwerk Zukunft – Foundation for Cultural Renewal)
• Prof. Dr. Claudia Neu (Niederrhein University)

The topic focuses on the sharp population decline and ageing that is predicted to lead to a long term rise of the share of old people – in 2060, 1/3 of the German population will be older than 65. As this trend is not likely to stop or reverse, it will be of crucial importance to find political solutions for the impending new generational stratification.
The competition aims at specific and innovative approaches providing a basis for future political debate. The prize was inspired and has been financed by the Apfelbaum Foundation. Submissions will be accepted until September 1st, 2011. Please request the participation documents via email under This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .
You can find a full-length call for papers describing the topic and the requirements for submissions on the FRFG website under http://www.intergenerationaljustice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=28&Itemid=66

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3.) FRFG SPEAKER AT CLIMATE SUMMIT IN CANCÚN

In November, the speaker of the FRFG, Wolfgang Gründinger, travelled to Cancún, Mexico to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Throughout the conference, Gründinger particularly criticised the authorities frequently manhandling demonstrating non-governmental actors such as himself: “ Due to the rough behaviour of police and military forces, the hosts failed to achieve the ambitious aim of opening the negotiations to the public. Government representatives and civil society could hardly get in touch as barriers and fences isolated the summit participants. [...] On the last day of the summit, I positioned myself next to the Moon Palace hotel entrance, accompanied by some other young people. ‘We are going to stay until this summit passes clear resolutions’, I called out to the journalists. After two hours, the police rudely removed us from the venue.”

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4.) BERTELSMANN JUSTICE STUDY ALSO PAYS ATTENTION TO INTERGENERATIONAL JUSTICE

On the basis of the recently published comparative study on social justice within the OECD countries, the Bertelsmann Foundation has developed a new justice index deriving from 25 separate indicators. In addition to poverty prevention, access to education, labour-market inclusion and social cohesion, the analysis also pays attention to the field of intergenerational justice. This is quite uncommon as social and intergenerational justice are usually considered separate dimensions of justice. The FRFG basically appreciates the study’s recognition of the interests of future generations but criticises the dimension’s minor value relative to other policy areas. Moreover, some other indicators point out an undesirable trend towards higher unemployment among young people and child poverty.

You may have a look on the entire study (currently available only in German) under http://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/bst/de/media/xcms_bst_dms_33013_33014_2.pdf

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5.) NEW OFFICE IN STUTTGART/NEW HEAD OF OFFICE

With the beginning of the new year, we finally got back to business as usual in our new office in Stuttgart. Our regular office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:30 a.m. till 6 p.m. Feel free to contact us under (0049) 711- 28052777. As of January 2011, we also warmly welcome our new head of office. Boris Kuehn is currently starting a PhD in the field of intergenerational justice and will work part-time for the FRFG. Every morning, he will be happy to assist you with any issues or questions. In addition to Mr Kuehn, the current staff includes our part-time research fellow Patrick Wegner, and a new intern, Nastasja Pilz.

For further information about Mr Kuehn’s background and professional career and about our other employees and volunteers, go to http://www.intergenerationaljustice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=21&Itemid=132

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6.) LAST BUT NOT LEAST...


...we’d like to wish you a happy new year and thank you for your past and future support. Please let us know of people who are interested in the topic Intergenerational Justice. If you send us their postal address, they will receive a copy of the magazine >Intergenerational Justice Review< as a non-binding sample copy.

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Recent press releases on the activity of the FRFG can be found here: www.intergenerationaljustice.org > Press > Press Releases
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www.intergenerationaljustice.org > IGJR > Issues


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Postfach 700332
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Tel: +49-(0) 711 – 28 05 27 77
Fax: +49-(0) 711 – 28 05 27 78
E-Mail: kontakt @ srzg.de
Homepage: www.intergenerationaljustice.org


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Board of Directors:
Adrian Schell (chair)
Wolfgang Gruendinger
Tobias Kemnitzer
Frank Schmilowski


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