One Future Collective is an organization that works towards building compassionate youth social leadership through the use of art, education, community intervention and policy advocacy – across verticals of gender justice, mental health, legal reform and development policy.

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Development Policy

Earth Up! | Back to Basics: The Paris Climate Accord

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty that came into force in the year 1994. This was built to tackle worldwide Green-House-Gas (GHG) emissions. The Kyoto Protocol introduced by the UNFCCC. Being the first agreement between nations to mandate reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions by countries, which was signed by nearly all nations at the 1997 mega-meeting popularly known as the Earth Summit, in Japan. The framework pledged to...

Kerala Floods: On Environmental Concerns and Foresight

The past month saw lakhs of people in Kerala continue to take shelter at the 3,000 plus relief camps, the horrific flood situation in the state has taken away the lives of over 357 women, children and men. The number of affected animals is obviously not known. Contrary to predictions and monsoon trends in the South in the past few years, the downpour was 42.17 per cent more than the normal trend --...

Earth Up! | Plastic is a Pollution Problem

Earth Up! is a monthly column by Ayesha Mehrotra that intends to cover varied issues and solutions with respect to environmental sustainability in India. Everything goes somewhere. Lost by you, found by someone else. Have you ever wondered where all your waste goes? Let me fill you in. 90% of our waste lands up in oceans. Almost ALL of our waste is toxic for the water, soil and air because it contains chemicals which leach...

Online Safety Summit 2018 by SheThePeople.TV I Ideas for a Safer Internet

She The People TV organised its second edition of the Online Safety Summit on 28th August, in Delhi, at the India Habitat Centre. It sets out a clear agenda, “The #SafetySummit is a collective conversation on current issues that can help us understand our ever changing digital environment. It is an effort, that will build on challenges, solutions, shared issues to reflect on the future that’s ahead of us.” Increasingly more and more...

An Introductory Course in Public Policy (Sneak Peek)

A message from Vandita Morarka, Founder and CEO: This is a very exciting month for us at One Future Collective! We’re launching our first introductory course in Public Policy, in collaboration with St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, and Forum for Research on Civic Affairs. Every aspect of life, from the boardroom to the bedroom, is a result of policy action. This course helps participants gain an introductory understanding of public policy. It will inform participants...

One Future Collective at the Urban Thinkers Campus (Mumbai)

Safecity hosted the Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC) on June 21st, 2018 at ISDI Parsons, Mumbai in partnership with Developmatrix, The Urban Vision, Tata Capital, ISDI Mumbai, the US Consulate Mumbai and the BMW Foundation. Jessica Xalxo from One Future Collective reports: The UTC is meant to be a place of sharing, learning and defining the way forward through individual and joint commitments to an action plan for cities which are hyper localised, community-driven, practical...

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Why Should We Protect our Digital Identities?

The World Bank has defined Digital Identity as a collection of electronically captured and stored identity attributes that uniquely describe a person within a given context and are used for electronic transactions. Traditionally, a physical identity was assigned to an individual/entity in the form of ID-cards, ration cards, driver’s license, etc to facilitate movement of people, goods and services, funds and other resources. This ensured that an individual/ entity is who/what they claimed...

Ageing and the Workplace

The evolving workspace makes way and creates space for a generation of older employees, who would not otherwise stick around. Work provides social contact, personal growth, financial security, stability, a sense of identity and social status.  The workplace -- consisting of the work environment and the group dynamics at work -- plays an important role in the achievement of the benefits of work.  Not only has there been a change in the demographic distribution,...

February Youth Meetup — One Future Collective

Dated February 24th, 2018. Originally published on March 10th, 2018.   One Future Collective (OFC) organised its first Youth MeetUp on February 24th, 2018. Our theme for the afternoon was, ‘Developmental Issues in Gender’ and the participants were a diverse bunch, with people working in the field of finance, water and sanitation, politics, drama, law, and psychology joining for a three hour discussion on four sub-topics related to the theme — but first we got...

Monitoring and Evaluation in Sustainability

Where do we stand in terms of sustainable goals in India? India has played an important role in shaping the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and has been effectively committed to achieving the SDGs. Government schemes and organisations have actively focused on the elimination of poverty, gender equality, climate change and resource mobilisation for SDGs. Further, special efforts have been made to restructure the federal governance structure of the country through cooperative and competitive federalism. State...

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