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.
Ambika Vishwanath is coming to Rework as a representative for Strategic Foresight Group. She’s currently focused on a Water Security Initiative for the Middle East. In this regard she is involved in participatory research, analysis, developing a comprehensive report on water security, and communication with relevant stakeholders in the region. In oder words the work at Strategic [...]
I have interviewed an awesome Danish girl with quirky glasses and a lot of art. She has given a whole new practical dimension. Well, I do not want to give out too much about her. Watch the interview to know more about her
I know her head has been cut out. It was my first try! [...]
On Thursday night we (LSU) gathered around 150 youth participants to finally start talking! There has been a lot of passive participation during the conference, sitting at large plenary sessions and listening listening listening to other people go on. Obviously very interesting as well, but there hadn’t been an opportunity for any of the youth [...]
Today in a 7 minutes workshop we discussed how to lower youth unemployment with £ 20 000. In our group we were 4 people who asked ourselves the question: Why doesn’t society value “no experience”? The strategy we came up with was not to put the cash towards the young – but to change employer attitudes. [...]
After wo days of planning, a four hour drive from Stockholm and a serious lack of caffeine the only question I wanted to ask at the Rework press conference was why Rework? All the words that seemed to bounce of the promotional papers screamed “youth”, “action”, “solutions” and yet just about everything that appeared on [...]