Coming together to harness the talents of youth, to engage in a culture of meaningful dialogue, and to face the challenges of today’s society together; we aim to represent an authentic youth voice and re-present the stories that need to be told to the world.
Rework the World, 2-5 June 2010, Leksand, Sweden
Bringing together 30 young people from 15 countries to tell the stories that matter at Rework the World through film, radio, photography, blogging, graphic and social media.
World Youth Congress 2010, 31 July – 13 August 2010, Istanbul, Turkey
Working as a special task team of 3 representers to engage in and support the media effort of the 5th World Youth Congress, collaborating a group of 10 mediamakers to facilitate 100 young journalists from all around the world, and report on our experience as delegates, creating new media as we go.
Representing Youth attends the 5th World Youth Congress in Istanbul to support the media effort and report on our process as delegates. The program has invited 100 Young Journalists to cover the event, and we will be assisting the facilitation team for this mammoth task. We will be using a host of media technologies to produce a consistent live media flow of the upcoming reportage, and present it as a “Virtual Congress” online. Media delegates vary in experience from beginner to advanced and the results of the combined effort reaches to a multitude of publications and media channels all around the world, and through the Turkish government press office to the 140+ embassies of all participants, who will then redistribute to their local press offices and agencies, resulting in a huge potential of worldwide media influence.
Representing Youth Re:presenting Stories Being Present.