We invite all the children from Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Island, Norway, Sweden) and Baltic (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia) region schools to create a child-friendly city.
This hackathon aims to strengthen children’s involvement in the Nordic-Baltic region. We believe that children have to be heard and involved in the development of future cities. We want to create child-friendly city solutions. Moreover, we will facilitate and strengthen the friendship between children and young adults in the Nordic-Baltic. In this hackathon, you will meet more than 150 children from 8 different counties.
During the hackathon, the participants will work on a solution related to one of the following areas :
-My Healthy City
-My Green City
-My Playful City
-My Resilient City
-My Safe City
-My Equal City
NB! We also strongly encourage you to suggest your own topic!
On October 22nd – a one-day online event full of fun and interesting activities - exercises, games, keynote speeches, and workshops.
On October 23rd - teams are working with various mentors and developing their solutions
On October 24th – the teams are finalizing their solutions, presenting them, and the best teams are announced and awarded.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
Create & implement your innovative solution - work with experienced mentors with your team on the solution that can make your city more child-friendly. The best teams will be able to implement their own solution!
Find new friends - work together with +150 peers from Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Island, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.
Get expert mentorships - consult with international experts and advisors and learn various new things during the hackathon
Be awarded - get an opportunity to compete for 1000 Eur and more
Have fun - participate in the various exercises, games, workshops and listen to interesting keynote speakers
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Children and young adults from the Nordic-Baltic region (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Island, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden)
There are no limitations to your age, yet we would recommend the hackathon for children from 14 to 18 years old
Form a team of people from your school or register as an individual - we will do our best to select the most fitting teams for this hackathon. The deadline for applications is October 20th, 12 am EEST.
More information: email@example.com, +370 65859139
The main hackathon partners Junior Achievement Lithuania, Nordic Council of Ministers Office in Lithuania, Reach for Change and UNICEF Lithuania. Together, they work towards transforming the Nordic-Baltic region into one that listens to its younger citizens.