Reasons for YIP

By Reinoud Meijer (Holland), May 2008 I saw a video of a German professor recently, who spoke at a conference. He was telling how his father used to say that what separated man from animal was stupidity. It took him 54 years in which he was an advocate for sustainable development to have to admit that there is a lot …

YIP: Walking the Talk on Community Engagement

By: Ani Hanelius (USA), April 2008 There are not many places in this world where a young person can come and say, “I want to change the world!” and be told in response, “Ok, we want to help you reach that goal.” Yet this is exactly what the new Youth Initiative Program (YIP) set to begin this August in Järna, …