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 [...]
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 [...]
This beautiful video was one of the products of the dynamic Young Journalists team at the World Youth Congress in Istanbul, made on our journey up the great Bosphorous, the divide between Europe and Asia.
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, [...]
by Kartik Das
Trenchcoats and fancy leather shoes are the first things you see as you step into the Hayir Carsisi in the Pendik Municipality. What might otherwise be mistaken for a storage facility for fashion apparel is actually a “Donation Bazaar”, one of 60 such centres that exist in the many provinces [...]
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 [...]
Sometimes it is not all about reworking the world in a rational way such as developing new alternative techniques of energy production or providing education. There are other bits and pieces; maybe not as connected to the official scientific world but for that matter no less important. Crear Vale La Pena is an initiative brought [...]
The day before Rework, the 30 of us collected in a beautiful nature-focused community in Ingäro, part of the Stockholm Archipelago, to prepare for a week of meaningful interaction. One of the things we did here was enter a process of engagement with the themes of the Summit, through processing our own intentions in being part of Rework and Representing Youth. I was happy to host this session and witness some powerful intentions emerge from my peers and colleagues, the fresh-faced and empowered emerging social entrepreneurs that form this dream team of inspired young change-makers.
Time for the new generation
Having my inspiration and motivation in mind after just been interviewing Liu *** on the big stage, I felt that capable of doing things than just approaching anybody and ask questions. I had this feeling of that everything is possible and I felt very equal in stance to everybody else in [...]