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Event: Yīn and Yáng: Investing in Today for a Better Tomorrow – Lord John Bird MBE

22 November 2018

Thursday 6 December 2018

18:30 – 20:15

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, is pleased to welcome The Big Issue founder and crossbench peer, Lord Bird MBE, to deliver the inaugural Well-being of Future Generations Commissioner for Wales’ Annual Lecture.

As a prominent anti-poverty campaigner and keen supporter of the work of the first Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, Lord Bird will speak about the importance of tackling today’s crises, as well as working to prevent tomorrow’s. Drawing on his life experiences from poverty to successful business entrepreneur, and from prison to the Parliament, Lord Bird will call for long-term investment in upstream, early intervention and prevention programmes, as part of prioritising the well-being of future generations across every area of UK policy-making.

Refreshments will be available. Lecture to start at 19:00.

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