Using foresight for impact: Call for case studies  

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Using foresight for impact: Call for case studies  

The UN Futures Lab/Global Hub and the International Science Council (ISC) are collaborating on an exciting joint policy paper to better understand the concrete and transformational role of foresight in informing decision-making and action. We are seeking your contributions in the form of case studies that demonstrate the successful application of foresight methodologies to address real-world challenges and achieve impactful results, with a particular focus on countries in the Global South.  

We’re interested in learning from approaches developed and used in the Global South that demonstrate the use of futures thinking and foresight in decision-making, planning, and action.

We are interested in case studies that:

Selection process and next steps

The survey data will be hosted by the ISC and shared with the UN Futures Lab/Global Hub and designated project managers. 

Your insights will be instrumental in informing this initiative and demonstrating the utility of foresight in shaping decision-making, planning, and action in a diversity of contexts. The selected case studies will be included in the joint policy paper that is expected to be published in June 2024 and contributors will be acknowledged. 

Case studies will be selected based on the following criteria:

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If you have any questions, please contact Alana Poole ( and Anne-Sophie Stevance (


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