Here in Kuusamo, we are surrounded by nature. Sometimes in our winter wonderland, global issues can seem distant. However, we still notice the effects of climate change on our own environment. We understand that actions are needed on both a political, as well as a personal level. Living on the periphery, it might sometimes feel like we cannot make a difference when it comes to solving global challenges. That is why we want to create a platform where the focus is on finding everyday solutions.
Kuusamo Summit 2020 is an international climate event for young people who want to influence the Earth's sustainability and regional vitality. The event will provide tools for making a wider impact and deciding your own choices, so that we can do our part in promoting sustainable development, but at the same time also build our ability to adapt to changes. The event centres around making an impact with personal choices and it will be explored through four themes: