When Governments Practice Foresight

(This is a revision of a post first published in December 2018.)

What does it look like when an entire government or a large government agency commits to a futures lens?   Exploring them greatly sparks creativity and curiosity about how groups are challenging current assumptions about the present and exploring the tools to inform more desirable futures.  

This is an ever-evolving resource.

Africa (Continent-wide)

Armenia

Australia

Brazil

Cambodia

Canada

China

Note: These two offerings are “about” foresight relevant to China – no examples of foresight by the Chinese government could be located for this scan.

European Union

European Policy Lab

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Indigenous Nations

Iran

Ireland

Japan

New Zealand

Pakistan

Phillipines

Scotland

Singapore

South Korea

Sweden

United Kingdom

United States

Wales

General and/or regional:

United Nations

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