Das sind unsere internationalen Teilnehmenden! Aus mehr als 7.000 weltweiten Bewerbungen haben wir diese inspirierenden jungen Menschen ausgewählt, weil sie uns besonders durch ihre Zukunftsvision und ihre Motivation, nachhaltigen Wandel einzuleiten, beeindruckt haben.
Meet our international participants! Out of more than 7.000 applications worldwide, we were expecially impressed by this amazing people’s vision and dedication to ignite change.
Alain, 23, Rwanda Wants to start an initiative focussing on sexual and reproductive health among young girls in his community. He is a real feminist striving to strengthen women’s position in society and educating young girls to increase their impact onto the world.
Amine, 26 Tunisia Is raising ecological awareness and promoting social inclusion through outdoor sports. He researches the reuse of urban vacant spaces as a way of space recycling and involving the local communities in city planning and decision making.
Andreea, 24, Romania Participated in the development of multiple social projects in the area of poverty alleviation, water sustainability and refugee integration.
Arrita, 24, Kosovo Works with young people from marginalized communities in Kosovo to gain inclusion through education, dialogue and empowerment in decision-making processes.
Berik, 25, Kazachstan Strikes for fighting for human rights and democracy and believes that the youth is the future, so he wants to contribute to his state’s prosperity.
Christina, 18, Ukraine Is a photographer who wants to capture the moments when people are in the state of absolute equality and personal democracy – values she strives for.
Eltaj, 25, Azerbaijan Initiated the “human library”, a project in Azerbaijan to increase the tolerance towards diversity in gender, race, beliefs, values and religions to overcome stereotypes.
Folajimi, 21, Nigeria Is an environmentalist. In Nigeria, he founded the CleanCity Initiative where he is rooting for climate justice and protection of the seas.
Liviu, 19, Moldova Is a filmmaker who wants to share stories and experiences from people all over the world. He knows that the youth nowadays has many opportunities, but has to act if they don’t want to lose them.
Mahsa, 26, Iran Mahsa is a language teacher for teenagers in juvenile prisons. She also initiated a program to educate on and share insights of the Persian culture.
Manar, 26, Egypt Is an active member in the “Egyptian pharmacy Students Federation”, an NGO which aims to provide the pharmacists with what would enable them to support their community.
Marina, 19, Russia Is a young teacher, a feminist and an activist. She wants to learn all about sustainability and climate protection to spread a lifestyle in her country that is healthy – both to us people and the planet.
Mohammed, 22, Algeria Co-founded an NGO giving people access to education though books and games. He wants to strengthen the Northern African countries to tackle the ‘real’ root causes of migration.
Nika, 20, Russia Founded an environmental club in her school, talking to primary school students about the environment and the problem our planet is facing.
Omar, 22, Marocco Is a creative mind and organized a creative writing program for the Moroccan youth. He wants to learn the tool to teach and educate young people so they can come up with creative solutions for nowadays’ problems.
Paula, 21, Latvia Is a member of the activist organisation “Friends of the Earth Latvia”. She is engaged in two main projects – one focused on Global Fair Trade, the second on building sustainable communities.
Shaima, 27, Yemen Is engaged in a women empowerment program in Yemen. She wants to let the world know, what a beautiful country Yemen is and how Yemeni youth in motivated to bring peace to their region.
Sofía, 20, Colombia Has a Youtube channel where she encourages young people to live more sustainably, educating them on global climate issues and promoting conscious consumer decisions.
Talha, 24, Pakistan Is an entrepreneur and a social activist who believes everyone can make a difference by contributing so society to make the world more peaceful. He is fighting for realization of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Thamara, 22, Brazil Helped the Brazilian red cross to reunite family members who are victims of forced migration. She wants to found an institution in Maranhão, one of the poorest states of Brazil, to teach children and young people foreign languages and prepare them for college.
Tu, 27, Vietnam Understands himself as a Global Citizen and strives to promote the idea of global citizenship and strengthen sustainable development and democracy globally.
Zlatka, 21, North Mazedonia Founded a local club in North Macedonia for women empowerment. It aims to provide girls with a supportive environment where they can build life skills, develop their voices and express their opinions freely.
Gulnura, 24, Kyrgyzstan In Kyrgyzstan she did research on nature devastation and sustainability in her region. Now living in Germany, she wants to engage in integrational aspects of refugees into the society.