Governance for Wellbeing and Sustainability in Wales

The Well-being of Future Generations Act (WFGA) is innovative piece of legislation, developed by the Welsh Government (WG) with the aim of supporting Wales in the transition towards a more sustainable society.  With the WG being an important project partner in SUSPLACE, prof. Ina Horlings invited Matthew Quinn for a visit to the Netherlands in May of this year. Quinn has extensive experience as a civil servant working for WG and is currently affiliated to the Sustainable Places Research Institute of Cardiff University (another SUSPLACE partner). In a research seminar at the Department of Spatial Planning of the Groningen University, Quinn reflected on how the WFGA was received and can be understood from a theoretical perspective. Find a full report of the seminar on the Spatial Sciences Research blog of the Groningen…

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