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Deadline: June 25, 2019 00:00 (CEST)| Register here
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Dates: August 5-8, 2019
Location: Sønderborg, Denmark

Youth Summit 2019

Small Nordic towns are experiencing a decrease in the young population, which can challenge the sustainability of towns.

A solution to this challenge can be to enhance attractiveness and create local ownership among the youth. Co-creation and participation can contribute to form ownership among young people and thereby create a sustainable local environment.

The Youth and SDGs are in Focus there in Sønderborg. As a part of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ project, Nordic Towns, Sønderborg will strive to develop the right recipe for youth empowerment and co-creation within the framework of the Sustainable Development

Goals (SDGs). This work will be presented and qualified at the Youth Summit 2019 in Sønderborg.

Youth is the key to sustainability in towns

Want to make a difference?

Youth Summit 2019 (YS19) is an empowering event which contributes to address youth empowerment and to reach the SDG’s. All participants will develop personal competencies and capabilities to take action for the 2030 Agenda. This increases the empowerment of each individual.

Outcome of Youth Summit 2019: Securing empowerment of YOUTH through-out the Nordic town through participation and co-creation

Workshops, talks and actions

Throughout the program, you will take part in different workshops, talks and actions. When you arrive at the Youth Summit you will get the chance to select which workshops, talks and actions you will take part in.

The topics and content in the talks, workshops and actions will stretch from Entrepreneurship to Activism and from Yoga & Meditation to Voice Work. We will make sure that there is something for everyone and that all the different workshops will make you feel more empowered to go out and make a positive change in the world.

Examples of Workshops and Actions

  • Future-Workshop: Create Your Own Project
  • Throw a Speech
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Activism
  • Use Your Body: Yoga
  • Use Your Body: Voice Work
  • Photogratism and Video

Interested in attending the Youth Summit 2019? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.


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