2 October 2019 Sunium hosted its first online panel discussion to celebrate the International Day of Non-Violence. Global Youth Leaders from locations such as Ukraine, the Maldives, India, and Kurdistan were brought together to reflect on the nature of violence, the meaning of non-violence philosophy and share their personal experiences as peace ambassadors.
Sunium is hosting an online panel discussion with young international activists to celebrate the International Day of Non-Violence on October 2nd. During the discussion you will hear from globally recognised Youth Peace Ambassadors who will debate the importance of non-violence, respect for human rights and sustainable peace in turbulent areas.
MALÉ, MALDIVES, 28-31 August 2019 Sunium’s CEO and Co-Founder Nadia Tjahja was selected to attend the Global Youth Peace Ambassadors Training Programme (GYPA) in the Maldives. This programme brought together 200 young activists from over 30 countries world-wide to discuss their understanding of the concept of peace and how this can be achieved, and exchange good practices on peace-building efforts on local, regional, national and international level.
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS, 19-20 June 2019 One year later and Sunium was back to EuroDIG to organise a panel session titled “Tackling online harms – a regulation minefield? Present and future“. EuroDIG, or the European Dialogue on Internet Governance is an inclusive multi-stakeholder platform that occurs annually in a different European city. The essence of this meeting is to debate and exchange thoughts about the Internet and how it is (or should be) governed.
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS, 16-18 June 2019 Sunium CEO Nadia Tjahja co-organised and co-led Youth Dialogue on Internet Governance (YouthDIG), a three day youth programme that prepared youth to take part to represent their voice during the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) at the World Forum.
PARIS, FRANCE, 20-21 May Only months after Internet Governance Forum and GovTech Summit, Team Sunium returned to Paris. This time, the French capital gathered high-level participants and speakers for a 2-day public engagement event, where the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) hosted its 20th forum “World in EMotion” at the OECD Conference Center.
DENMARK, 6-12 May 2019 “Young Europe is Voting” (YEiV) gathered 200 young people from across 22 European countries to meet in Denmark and share their dreams and visions that finalised in a set of calls to action for the next European Parliament. In the light of the upcoming elections Sunium has advocated for a more systematic and holistic approach in shaping the youth vision.
FEBRUARY ECOPOLICY COMPETITION Throughout February Sunium held its first online Ecopolicy competition among former Syntegration participants. They were invited to participate to connect young bright minds and see whether they can overcome cultural differences, social origins and educational backgrounds and use interconnected thinking to find solutions to interdisciplinary governance issues.
HOOFDDORP, THE NETHERLANDS, 6 April 2019 To celebrate the social enterprise’s Anniversary, Sunium held a full day event with “Thinking in Complexities” workshop and an evening celebration in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.