Youth City Future Lab

Nordic youth conference

YCFL: Virtuel conference 2021 

BASED ON THE COVID-19 SITUATION, YCFL IN
MARCH WILL BE AN ONLINE KICK-OFF EVENT. THE
YOUTH CONFERENCE WILL TAKE PLACE IN AARHUS,
SEPTEMBER 2021.

Youth City Future Lab is a youth conference for young people in the Nordic big cities. Youngsters
from Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark are invited to join the conference.
We are looking forward to welcoming 120 youngsters to an exciting youth conference in Aarhus.
The theme of the conference is “Hope: Visions for the future”

The participants can follow our online kick-off in March, and a 3-day society lab in September,
where they create visions for the future youth friendly cities.

“It will be clear, that the conference is planned by young people. It is made by youngsters for
youngsters” (Rikke, 15, Aarhus)

Youngsters from Aarhus are a big part of the planning process. They have developed the eight
themes, that are defining the conference.

Youth City Future Lab

The youth conference is connected to the Heart and Pain of the big City conference for
professionals working with youngsters and youth in the North.

Our goal is to give the young people a voice in the Heart and Pain of the big City conference and
to make their visions visible.

“YCFL is our opportunity to create ideas for the world that we in not that many year are going to
take over from our parents” (Mads, 15, Aarhus)

Important dates


Online Kickoff: March 12th 2021
Physical conference: 16th-19th of September 2021

...so what are we talking about?

Themes

Young people’s hope for the future

  • International cooperation
  • Social inequality and equality
  • Homelessness among youth
  • Climate and sustainability
  • Mental health
  • Parallel society
  • Rights og justice
  • Education

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Registration

Practical information

Online kick-off: Youth City Future Lab, March 12 th 2021

  • Participants from Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Finland and Denmark are invited to an open
    kickoff on 12 th , 2021. Follow our Instagram to take part in the kick-off.
  • The participants will from March to September meet in their hometowns, and create
    everyday-activism projects based on the 8 YCFL themes.
  • The projects will be shared on the YCFL Instagram.
  • Until we meet in Youth City Future Lab in Aarhus, the participants can test their visions
    and projects in their hometown and present their results, when we meet in Aarhus.

Youth City Future Lab, September 16 th -19 th 2021

  • Youth City Future Lab will be hosted in Aarhus on the 16 th -19 th of September 2021.
  • 120 youngsters will be invited to join the youth conference. The conference is taking
    place in a Festival space.
  • The youngsters are working with eight different workshop themes, and they will present
    the work they have done since March.
  • Youth City Future Lab consists of workshops, debates, talks, trips around the city of
    Aarhus and a lot of social activities.