World Futures Studies Federation

Founding Year: 1973

Staff: 11


Erik Øverland (President)

WFSF is a UNESCO and UN consultative partner and global NGO with members in over 60 countries. Members are academics, researchers, practitioners, students, and futures-focused institutions. It offers a forum for plans for alternative futures, through long-term, big-picture thinking and radical change.


WFSF offers Learning Labs, conferences, classes, and an online magazine, Human Futures.


World Futures Studies Federation contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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