ReGeneration 2030

Summit 2020

Summit for 
special times
online and in
local hubs

August 20 - 21  

Theme: Partnership We are all in the same boat

This year’s Summit will be focused on cooperation and capacity buidling regardsless of what SDG you are

interested in. The summit itself will also be an exercise in cooperation. Due to COVID-19 we can not meet on Åland as planned. Instead there will be a combination of meeting online and in local hubs. There will also be channels to meet others with interest in a special SDG in online channels.  

Find your local hub

Sinice it is not possible to meet on Åland. We will try to arrange national meeting places. There are now hubs in Oslo, Helsinki, Reykjavik, Krakow, Villnius and St Petersburg that you can attend, and there are more to come. You can also arrange your own hub. The national hub is a possibility to meet likeminded in your own area - without missing the international meeting online. 

Who can participate in the Summit?

We welcome teenagers and young adults, 15-29 years old, of the Nordic and Baltic Sea regions* as the main participants. Engaged leaders of society are also welcome to attend, to discuss and reflect with youth in order to implement our messages and solutions. 

Learn more about this year's summit - and register

*The regions include: Denmark, Estonia, The Faroe Islands, Finland, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Belarus, Ukraine and Åland. 

Agenda ReGeneration 2030 Summit 2020

Thursday 20/8

Friday 21/8

Thursday 20/8

Venue: Local hubs & online 
Schedule under progress! 
Time: The schedule is set in Central European Time 


Welcome in local hubs

12.00- 13:00

Time to register and meet the others in the  local hub.  Open space for local hubs to do what they want to. 

Formal opening of the meeting in hubs and online


Planting a seed: A short inspirational video setting the tone for the summit, and a teaser for the coming cultural activities during the summit, hosted by NIPÅ, Nordic Institute on Åland and the HållbArtfestival (Sustainability art festival).

A warm welcome


Jonas Faergeman, chair of the ReGeneration 2030 steering committe makes a welcome speech. Jonas works as a Climate Reality Leader for the Climate Reality Project, a global organisation spreading awareness and educating on climate change. 

Around the region with our host


Our online host takes us around the region and let us meet the local hubs.

Regional identity

13.45- 14.15

With help of expertise we go deeper in understanding the regional differences and how it effects working with sustainability issues. 

Coffe break

14.15- 14.30

Workshop cross borders

14.30- 15.30

Work shops in local hubs and online. Cooperation between hubs and online. More info will soon presented. 

Inspiration: Youth with huge impact


Annika Lepistö, Nordic Youth  delegation and advisory group for  Biodiversity Theme: How young people are getting real impact in global negotiations  on new common goals for biodiversity, and how youth can get impact in other issues as well. 

Inspiration: Hands on impact  


Inspirational speaker talks about how youth can enage in practical sustainability work. More info will soon be presented. 

       Workshop: Planning for actioin

More information will soon be presented


Around the region with our host


 Our online guide summarizes the day . 



 Have a meal with the others in your hub or with your online   friends. 

Mowietime - Washed ashore


All participants at the summit have been challenged to make a photo/film of rubbish in a creative way. The results will be a short mowie we watch together. Inspired from the exhibition "Washed Ashore" - Art of rubbish at Nordens institut på Åland.

Friday 20/8

Venue: Local hubs & online 
Schedule under progress! 


Welcome in hubs and online

12:00 - 12:15

Our host welcomes everyone to the Friday summit. Checks in with some of the hubs. (Before 12 it is possible for local hubs to have their own local program of course) 

Meditative Powertalk: Environment x Humans

12:15 - 12:30

Maxi Shilov and Michael Polejaev, creators of Aestetik Documentary Film and founders of New Visual Culture Foundation, will share their deep vision on impact of environment on humans and their activity today and tomorrow in a form of meditation. (Hosted by NIPÅ)

Workshop : The more the meerier

12:30- 13:45

Workshop on Partnerships for Sustainable Development with the UN Youth of Finland. 

Politics: How youth is important. What youth can achieve.


Paula Lehtomäki, general secretary  Nordic council of ministers, explains why the Nordic states are eager to give young people influence and why that is important in order to reach the goal of becoming the most sustainable region in the world. 

Workshop : Action workshop 

14:30- 16:30

Workshops in local hubs and online. Ends with each hub presenting their ideas for future work by uploading their final document. 

Closing words from chair and vicechair


Closing words from vice chair Ekaterina Pantiukhova researching sustainability agenda in developing countries at SKOLKOVO School of Management, and chair Jonas Faergeman.

End of the summit online


Our host Saramaria Kalkku summarizes this years summit online,



Dinner together with other participants, online or IRL. 

Live concert från Åland


Live concert from Åland with Yohan och Emil on NIPÅ live. 

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