… UNFOLDING …
Education & Leadership Programs Activation
in pilot regions around the planet is this year’s focus
aligned with CG RISING, serving all featured changemakers for stronger global outreach, integrating all YL services, like magazine, videos, presentation kit, action guides, community etc
aligned with CG RISING for profound interviews, audience interaction, support, education, training, etc
Youth Leadership Book Project - Crowdfunder
Boys & Men Changemakers Book Project - Crowdfunder
Poster Set Translations - Crowdfunder
Cardgame Translations - Crowdfunder
Publishing & Rolling Out
our media and programs is the year’s focus
YOUTH-LEADER Website 2017
UNESCO Mobile Learning Week, Paris
Hacking Paris Entrepreneurship Day, Paris
Peace Tree Connexion Education Program
Emma Mogus MCs World's Children's Prize for 3rd time
Tshering appointed in charge of regulation, signage, fees on waste recycling and pollution
in his district in Bhutan, planning for school, education programs on resources, cultural and natural heritage, arts, youth leadership.
Pooja scales her program statewide
adding social, environmental and youth leadership education programs.
The Chinese government announces a ban and closing of ivory carving shops
while we know that the decisive media breakthrough was not achieved by the major organizations and celebrities, but by an 11 year old, Nellie.
Prototyping & Field Testing
tools for users is the year’s focus
7 Virtues Sacred Mandalas
YL Action Workshop Kit Package : Open Prototyping Week-End
YL Action Guides
with level 1-4 actions per heroIne
YL Presentation Kit
Alliance with creative hub, Australia
Scouting YL Summer Camp Locations
Provence and Normandy, France, Tuscany Italy
Pacha Live App Integration
in YL booklets
Teaching Tools for Bildungsagenten, Germany
Action Toolkit Coop for Climate Strike
YL Pop-Up Exhibit in School
rated best installation by students and teachers, scoring three courses on youth leadership across grades in the next semester
YL Presentation Kit field test
in schools across Germany by ordinary volunteer citizens acting as YL Messengers
Pooja Vishwakarma has brought 20,000 poor kids into school with the RTE Act
in 1 single year, informing poor, illiterate families about the Right To Education law, obliging private schools to fill 25% of their places with poor kids tuition-free. Pooja has broken resistence inside her own state’s government to actually implement the law, and further responded to schools complaints that the children had no equipment by forcing the state’s children’s commission to sponsor equipment for tens of thousands of children.
Tshering gains recognition as Waste Recycling Social Business in rural Bhutan
after defining himself as social entrepreneur, involving officials, touring communities and achieving what “everyone said was impossible ” : inspiring people for waste awareness, contribuiting to collections, volunteering …
Kehkashan receives International Children's Peace Prize
for her incessant advocacy, workshops and trainings and UN speeches on sustainability, climate change and girl empowerment with Green Hope UAE.
After Alicia's (age 5) year-long pressure, there's a first Non-GMO Girl Scout cookie
It’s a start.
Standing Rock water protectors raise global attention
demonstrating non-violent resistence focussed on prayer, with women in the centre, backed up by men, as well as mobilizing awareness for water.
Emma Mogus MCs World's Children's Prize for 2nd time
raising awareness for suicide epidemic among aboriginal children suffering from outdated, unequal, racist laws in Canada.
Emma & Julia break 150,000 mark of good books for aboriginal kids in 49 fly-in communities
of Northern Ontario with Books With No Bounds
The International Criminal Court recognizes that ecosystem destruction is a crime against peace
following information by Miriam Clements, that the legal formulation already exists in articles of the Statute of Rome, which is the base of the ICC.
The Chinese government agrees on a moratorium of Ivory sales.
Xiuhtezcatl is in talkshows all over the planet
after scoring the victory in court, and nonstop appearances at events, festivals, speaking at the UN multiple times.
21 kids win against U.S. Govt, oil and coal industry & proceed to federal court
making waves across national media.
Content Presentations & Partnerships
for different settings, regions and user groups is the year’s focus
YL Youth Leaders Calendar
Conference of Visionaries, Teachers Workshop, Berlin
IYONS World Conference, India
with Rhiannon Tomtishen, Project Orangs, Usha Vishwakarma, The Red Brigade, Holley Somerville-Knott, Omang Agarwal
Erde Nach Vorn, Children's Summit, Germany
Battlefield Love, Berlin, Germany
7 Virtues - Honeys Currency Art Project, Berlin, Germany
COP 21 Film Project
COP 21, Paris, France, YL Poster Pop-Up Exhibit at Youth Camp
Loyola College Youth Leadership Day, Chennai, India
International Peace Festival, Berlin, Germany
Youth Voices for Change, Kosmos Journal
Partner Pacha's Pajamas Global Dance Challenge
Emma Mogus MCs World's Children's Prize
as a recogition for her work of building healing bridges across historic divides with Books With No Bounds, Canada.
N+ Noticias Positivas Radio Magazine becomes the first media B Corp
Usha Vishwakarma and Red Brigade Lucknow score Indian awards and TV presence
making women’s violent self defense against sexual attacks socially acceptable. Military officers ask for trainings for their wives.
Ocean Ramsey's TEDx completes the information on the Saving Our Sharks situation
Be more like Bella.
Chloe Maxmin and Divest Harvard make NY Times frontpage
causing cascading divestment effects around the planet on hundreds of college campuses, as universities, cities, state funds, churches and companies divest, totalling $1,600 billion.
21 kids file a lawsuit against the U.S. government
for wrecking their future, via Our Children’s Fund, based on the Constitution asking that the government guarantee citizens clean air and water for the future.
Emma Watson speaks for HeForShe campaign
giving a shit about aggressive reactions by insane people
Anita Sarkeesian publishes Tropes vs Women in video games
sparking tumultous violence, verbal, physical, death threats by mad people online and at campuses
Earth Guardians release Generation RYSE music album
on the values of the sacred warrior
Xiuhtezcatl holds historic speech before the UN
as representative of civil society at UN Climate Panel, speaking for his generation
Upgrading Major Events with Teen HeroInes
in digital, print and live format is the year’s focus
Conference of Visionaries, Berlin
Lead presentation on youth leadership, standing ovations
COP 20, Lima, Peru, Youth Breakout Video Bridge
on Ecocide being a Crime against Peace
European Youth Week, Berlin
Youth Leadership session, rated best by far, by youth
UN Decade of ESD Closing Conference, UNESCO, Bonn, Germany
Digital YL HeroInes Exhibit
Ashoka LEGO Foundation re:imagine learning Challenge
scoring Pacemaker Status
Maker Days, Paris, France
NightScience Conference, France
with Babar Ali (India), Adora Svitak (USA), Nellie Shute (Hong Kong), Joseph and Lonjezo (Malawi)
YL Media in Adult Language Training, Poland
creating the most energized lesson ever
YL breaks 10,000 Online Volunteer Mark
from 70 countries via the UNITED NATIONS ONLINE VOLUNTEER UNOV Program. With an average of 3 applications per day, 1,000 per year, YL has attracted 10% of the global UNOV workforce over the duration of the UN Decade of ESD for working in 20 languages.
Neha Gupta receives World Children's Peace Prize
for raising an average of $15,000 per month since the age of 9 for building safe homes, loving communities, providing health and quality education for India’s most vulnerable children with Empower Orphans.
Climate March in NYC puts teenage changemakers into first row
notably Earth Guardians Xiuhtezcatl and Itzcuauthli
Xiuhtezcatl holds historic speech at Bioneers
about youth leadership, the power of message through music, and how Earth Guardians crews are spreading across the planet.
How Wolves Change Rivers
A 4.34 min video on the re-introduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park changes our worldview, showing us that apex predators cause trophic cascades, leading to ecosystem abundance; kudos George Monbiot and Sustainable Human.
Bentley Blockade vs Fracking successful
and its hymn “CSG No Way” composed by 10 year old Holley becomes a classic
Ocean Ramsey changes worldview on sharks by freediving with Great White Sharks
raising awareness for the global crisis of 70-100 mio sharks being massacred, finned for a useless, tasteless bowl of soup, their extinction already causing dead zones in oceans, since the next biggest predator, which multilies super quickly, eats up all the fish, leading to fisheries and ecosystem collapse, threatening algae and atmospheric collapse.
Youth Leaders all over TEDx's across North America
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Rachel Parent, Adora Svitak and Avalon Theisen cause standing ovations setting new benchmark on youth power on public stages.
Usha Vishwakarma & The Red Brigade Lucknow score billions of media impressions globally
for their fierce stand against rape – patrolling the streets, shaming and beating up rapists, saving and de-traumatizing survivors, forcing the police to do their job, put criminals in prison, change laws, add video surveillance…
Riley Elliot and Taylor Finderup achieve NZ shark finning ban
after adult – teen powered media campaign gets journalists into the water with sharks and all is fine. Riley launches Shark Man show, taking science into the 21st century, being immersed as loving friend in the planet’s life systems one studies.
Emma and Julia star in We Day movies and on stage
for their immense scope of volunteering.
Nobel Peace Prize for Malala, and for Kailash Satyarthi
highlights the power of youth to the so far clueless billions, and Kailash at TED highlights “If you want to make peace, get angry”, on the need and power of sacred (out)rage at violence and injustice. Note: Kailash met Craig Kielburger at age 13.
The Hong Kong gvt agrees to confiscated Ivory incineration
after years of resistence.
We Days also in London, Great Britain, and Oregon, California, Minnesota, USA
Rachel Parent's hand-delivers global health impact studies to Minister of Health
documenting devastating health crisis in GMO cultivation regions, scoring meeting with expert board, unveiling that no Canadian ministry considers itself in charge of protecting the population from poisons used in GMO agriculture.
Nellie for Ellies public children's demos achieve first time coverage in Hong Kong and Chinese news
on record speed criminal elephant poaching and extinction due to Chinese demand for ivory.
Building Cooperative Community with Teen HeroInes
is the year’s focus
1st YL Warrior Honor Shirts awarded to Youth Leaders
having made great achievements for their people
- Emma and Julia Mogus, Books With No Bounds
- Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Earth Guardians
- Rachel Parent, Kids Right To Know
UN Day of Youth 16 hour Livestream with teenage heroInes
Official Project UN Year of Water
Official Project of the UN Decade of Biodiversity 2011-2020
13-year-old Robyn Hamlyn makes 27 cities "Blue Communities"
passing one, two or three parts of the “Blue Community” Resolution: keeping water public, making it a human right and banning plastic bottled water.
Rachel Parent scores epic talkshop appearance
making TV bully ridicule himself over his baseless attacks and claims on safety and proper testing, finally acknowledge GMO labelling and – quote – that people are in a long-term study, illegally – “we are the lab rats”. 8+ million views globally. Rachel is invited to the We Day stage.
We Days in all big cities of Canada
uniting 250,000 active kids in the program.
John D. Liu publishes Large Scale Ecosystem restoration films
evoking worldview change on what is possible for healing the wounds of the Earth and shifting beyond a stupid economic model of intruders destroying a community’s holistic wealth for the short-term profit of a few, leaving behind scarred landscapes and empoverished communties.
Uplift Australia creates a new positive media platform of global reach
Designing Print Products
is the year’s focus, to get off the web into the hands of many user groups, at schools, homes and public
YL Poster Set 48 Youth Leaders
YL Positive Print Newspaper Prototype, Berlin
YL Positive News Special Edition for Rio+20 Conference in coop with Federal Environmental Agency, Hanover, Germany
Interviews for Change Series
YL Poster Set Youth Rising for Peace
IVOH Award 2012 for Eric
IVOH Conference 2012
Eric is Member of National Round Table 2011-2014 for the Implementation of the UN World Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ESD, UNESCO
Youth Leadership a Priority of ESD, UNESCO Germany
Vision Summit on Social Business, Berlin Germany
UNOV Award 2012 for YL Team Youth Rising for Peace
We Day scores 6 hours live on TV
uniting 250,000 activist kids from 10,000 schools.
Xiuh & Itz Martinez, Earthguardians, stop fracking inside Boulder
causing national news coverage over vicious attacks, asking why the oil and gas industry is bullying 12 year old.
Namaste Nepal student social business earns Zeitzeichen Award
for their social business model for development between their german school and a village in Nepal, through solar energy and calendar sales, and scoring $20,000 on the annual epic 48h sponsor run, visiting for workcamps and more.
Polly Higgins brings Ecocide as the 5th Crime Against Peace to global attention
after being around in the UN for fifty years, and that it was actually intended to be the 5th crime at the founding of the ICC in 1998, had it not been vetoed by 3 countries, the USA, Great Britain and the Netherlands (who “are” Royal Dutch Shell and Unilever, who process 50% of palm oils used in Europe), that want the destruction of ecosystems to continue for enriching a handful of shareholders. Ecocide as 5th Crime brings perpetrators – CEOs, heads of state and investors – to trial and prison for life. Casting this protective web of law around the planet is our step into a sustainable civilization.
UN Forest Hero Award to Girl Scouts Madi and Rhiannon for achieving moves on sustainable palm oil
by Girl Scouts, Kellogg’s and WIlmar, after decades of resistence to adult organizations.
Online Magazine & Social Media
are the year’s foci
YL Magazine Print Poster Edition
YL Magazine Global Upgrades
YL the OV Best Practice in UNV Annual Report 2010
Status as Official Project of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ESD, UNESCO, 2011-12
Official Project of the UN Decade of Biodiversity 2011-2020
Vision Summit on Social Business, Berlin Germany
N+ Noticias Positivas Radio Magazine reaches 3 million listeners
by creating 55 min radio shows with usic and jingles, for free download by community radio stations across South and Central America. Six months into the program, 120 stations use their weekly shows, reaching 3 million listeners.
Cross-Platform Publication & Partnerships
is this multi-year span’s focus
IDEC Sydney, ESD Video Bridge
YL Magazine Oceania
YL Magazine India
European Business Campus, Berlin, 2009
Shimmers from the Shoal article in Kosmos Journal, Spring 2009
Ecoclubes European Workshop, Spain, 2009
YL Water Special Edition, for EWOC, Canada, 2008
YL Radio Reporting at Global Water Summit, ecoclubes, Argentina, 2008
School Presentations, Berlin
YL Magazine Global
UNOV Award 2010 for YL Team India
Status as Official Project of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ESD, UNESCO, 2009-2010
Vision Summit on Social Business, Berlin Germany
Ecoclubes European Workshop, Poland, 2009
Status as Official Project of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ESD, UNESCO, 2007-2008
Partnership Radio N+ Noticias Positivas Radio Argentina
Status as Official Project of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ESD, UNESCO, 2005-2006
We Day Toronto unites 25,000 teen activists
active in student clubs inspired by Craig and Marc Kielburger’s Free the Children and MeToWe.
Jane McGonigal at TED : Gaming for a Better World
changes worldview on games, gamers and potentials for future forecast and positive change
12 year old Adora Svitak at TED
opens the world’s eyes to a new generation of super smart kids and youth.
2008 : Social Business & Social Business
emerge, boosted by the Nobel Peace Prize for Muhammad Yunus (Grameen) and Bill Drayton (Ashoka)
enables proper online video, empowering changemakers to tell their stories themselves in genuine spirit
enables proper, solid rapid web publication
The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development DESD
builds the bridge between the young generation at school and civil society, changemakers, activism, innovation by at last formulating that positive change is part of education with unique high value
Collecting & Contextualizing Contents
on solutions and changemakers in media and education is this multi-year span’s focus
World Future School Online LearnScape Prototyping
tour 21 Swimming Sustainability Classroom
EWOC World Conference 2014, Canada
The Unifying Aspects of Culture, inst at World Conference, Vienna, Austria
Bhutan's Queen Ashi Dorji Wanghuck presents the pillars of Gross National Happiness
at Universal World Exposition expo 2000 in Hanover Germany, on economic, ecological, cultural and spiritual wealth / poverty, and that when the latter three are high, the first becomes little important.