Application deadline extended to 31st January 2015!

Dear future participants, we have good news for you. Due to the technical problems we had around Christmas we extended the application deadline. The new deadline for submitting your application to ISWI 2015 is Saturday, 31 January 2015 (11:59 pm Central European Time). That way, we want to give more people the chance to apply. […]

Deadline Extended to 31st January 2015

Happy new year! (photo by Charles Knowles/, graphics by ISWIeV)

Happy new year!

Phil(ly) and the whole ISWI 2015 Organisation Committee wish you all a very happy new year! ISWI 2015 is coming closer and closer. Until 10 January 2015* you still have the chance to apply for participating. * The application deadline was extended to 31 January 2015.

Merry Christmas to all of you!

Phil(ly) and the whole ISWI 2015 Organisation Committee wish everyone a wonderful Christmas time! Enjoy being together with your family and friends. We would like to thank all of our friends and supporters for their help and constant support. As you may have noticed, we had a problem with our server so that our websites […]

Merry Christmas

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The application for ISWI 2015 is finally opened!

We have great news for you. From now on, you can apply for participating in ISWI 2015. We are very sorry for the delay. Therefore, we extended the deadline for submitting the application to January, 10th 2015 (11:59 pm Central European Time)*. We wish you good luck and a successful application! The ISWI 2015 Organisation […]

The patron of ISWI 2015: Jakob von Uexkull

We are very happy to announce that Jakob von Uexkull has taken over the patronage for ISWI 2015. As the founder of the ‘Right Livelihood Award’ (often referred to as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’) and the ‘World Future Council’ he has assumed responsibility to a large extent. Get to know more about Jakob von Uexkull […]

Jakob von Uexkull Founder of the Right Livelihood Award ('Alternative Nobel Prize') & Patron of ISWI 2015 (photo by Right Livelihood Award Foundation)

Poster of ISWI 2015

Meet Phil(ly), the sloth

Hi everyone, we finally decided for our mascot for ISWI 2015 – ta ta ta ta: it’s Phil or Philly, the sloth. A sloth!? For illustrating ‘responsibility’ and the slogan ‘dare to care’!? Sloths are maybe mostly known for being very slow and lazy. Of course, at the beginning, everyone is/was sceptical about that idea. […]

Assuming responsibility …

Dear future ISWI 2015 participants, everyday we are getting closer and closer to ISWI 2015. As you may know, we dedicate next year’s ISWI to the topic ‘responsibility’ and our motto is ‘dare to care’. But why did we decide for that particular topic? Find out more here.


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