Jim Wine, advisor to the Tallberg Foundation & Rework the World event in Leksand, Sweden 2-5 June 2010, shares his thoughts with our representers Amy Ilic & Phoebe Phillips in a surprising turn of the camera!
“Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great.
You can be that great generation.
Let your greatness blossom.”
He’s right. The choices previous generations made have put us in a very serious situation with extreme poverty, climate change and food shortage. Yes, choices. These things are not a force of nature. It’s a [...]
If you were one of the lead organizers of this massive event, what would you say at the closing?
Well, here are the closing words from Joao Felipe Scarpelini, Project Manager for Peace Child International at the 5th World Youth Congress 2010 in Istanbul, 12 August.
Video by Jonas Eriksson
We invite you to attend “A Day for the Future” this Sunday 29 August on Skeppsholmen in Stockholm for a day full of great workshops, talks and cultural activities focused on Youth, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability. It’s free entrance – a great opportunity for everyone!
Representing Youth will be present, hosting sessions [...]
Our Year, Our Voice
Posted by Jonas Eriksson in Great Generation on August 11, 2011
I have been waiting for a long time and now it’s time for the UN Year of Youth to begin. Under the tagline “Our Year, Our Voice” young people from around the world will speak up for more participation, [...]
The category of Young Journalists at the 5th World Youth Congress in Istanbul is an active and courageous group of 100+ budding young reporters who are contributing a huge amount to the sustainability of this conference by creating a flow of content that will continue to serve the congress aims long after we have all [...]
So many young people think getting involved with the UN is the way to change the world. In this clip by Li-Lian Ahlskog Hou, UN officials give an overview of what it takes to get a job at the UN, and how this engagement could take you a long way as a young changemaker.
How to [...]