2021 #ReThinking The System

ReGeneration Week is a powerful platform for change that fosters and highlights leadership, strengthens and unites actors, builds excitement and engagement, demands change, and facilitates action. ReGeneration Week offers a high-level meeting place where youth and decision-makers get to discuss and propose solutions for a more sustainable future. It is a meeting place and a platform for learning, knowledge sharing, and of course a lot of fun! ReGeneration Week aims to build a bridge between individual action taking and political demands, corporate responsibility and system change. ReGeneration Week has been organised since 2018 and this year’s theme is Rethinking The System, and the program is built upon UNEP’s Anatomy of Action toolkit.

Why do we need to ReThink The System? Imagine a world where sustainable production is the norm, a sustainable world for both humans and the planet. But instead, politicians seek voters and businesses follow demand. We are living in a system that does not have a future. In the sustainable society we strive for, there are no activities that systematically exploit natural or human resources. Advocating for sustainable consumption and production will push businesses into redeveloping new business models, incorporate the principles of circular
economy, and force politicians into financing public welfare services through only sustainable practices. Hence, ReGeneration 2030 believes that sustainable production and consumption is key in realising Agenda
2030.  The ReGeneration Week will be built upon the Anatomy of Action toolkit. 

What is Anatomy of Action?
The Anatomy of Action framework outlines the top-level changes any individual can make to support the global shift to sustainability. The program of the RGW is built around the Anatomy of Action toolkit, consisting of domains food, stuff, move, money and fun. The sessions at the RGW will provide insights and knowledge on how we the youth can push our decision-makers to make decisions that enable
sustainable lifestyles so that we can sustain the systems that every single living thing on Earth needs to survive and thrive.

What happens at ReGeneration Week?
ReGeneration Week has a lot to offer to anyone who acknowledges that our collective future is dependent on our actions today and that young people are the key drivers in sustainable lifestyles and behavior change. RGW offers interactive lectures and workshops, intergenerational dialogues, and provides tools to contribute to a more sustainable life in connection to the five different domains in Anatomy of Action. RGW culminates with a gala, where a Declaration, that the participants of ReGeneration Week will work on during the sessions, will be handed over to decision-makers such as the EU Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius.

Who will be there?
ReGeneration Week is a meeting platform that is open for all youth in the Nordic and Baltic Sea Regions. A variety of civil society organisations are invited to join and the youth participants will be joined by a range of influential power-holders from the Nordic and Baltic Sea Regions such as the EU Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius and the Nordic Expert Group for Sustainable Development. Actors such as Fairtrade, Nordic
Innovation, Greenpeace Nordic, and Stockholm Environment Institute, just to name a few, will join as speakers. 

Why should I participate in ReGeneration Week?
To prove, once and for all, that we, the youth, are the leaders, and together we can demand change towards a sustainable future for everyone. Join forces with us, and sign-up
to participate in ReGeneration Week today!

Please note that the sign-up for ReGeneration Week closes on the 30th of June.

The ReGeneration Week will take place in Mariehamn, the Åland Islands, in Alandica Culture and Congress between the 28th until 31st of August. 

Our primary target group is youth between the ages 15 and 29 year old from the Nordic and Baltic Sea region. But we welcome people of all ages and nationalities to participate. 

Our vision is to
make sustainable
and production the new
norm in the Nordic
and Baltic Sea regions.

Our mission is to
mobilise a strong
youth movement in
the Nordic and Baltic
Sea regions in order
to achieve the vision.

This week is about sustainability the enviroment human rights the economy fun.

ReGeneration week is a powerful
platform for change that:

Fosters and highlights leadership

Strengthens and unites actors

Demands change

Builds excitement and engagement

Facilitates action

ReGeneration 2030

ReGeneration 2030 is a movement led by teenagers and young adults in the Nordic and Baltic Sea Regions with the vision to make sustainable consumption and production the new norm. Our geographic scope encompasses Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Slovakia, Belarus, Ukraine, and the Åland Islands. The movement is led by a board of engaged youth from across the region. 

Fairtrade Norway

Fairtrade changes the way trade works through better prices, decent working conditions and a fairer deal for farmers and workers in developing countries. 

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Nordic Innovation

Nordic Innovation aims to make the Nordics a pioneering region for sustainable growth and works to promote entrepreneurship, innovation and competitiveness in Nordic business.

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