Moving mountains - Reshaping the World
Between July 1st and 6th 2013 Diakonia and its partner organization Sabeel gathered young people between 18-35 from all around the world for the youth festival Moving Mountains - Reshaping the World. Together, we addressed important human issues, through both faith-based and secular lenses, in a fresh and active way.
Four main themes
Four themes were highlighted during the week:
Moving Mountains - Reshaping the World created a unique opportunity for young people to combine deep contextual understanding with practical, holistic response to the pressing global challenges in our time.
An action oriented festival
The youth festival had its focus on action. The daytime work centered itself around activism, encouraging the participants to make a difference within the theme of the day. The ambition was to create miracles each day, by making changes that will be of importance to the beneficiaries in the long run.