The final event of the project ‘Global Responsibility for the Future’ in which the Center for European Perspective is collaborating as a partner together with the Entrepreneurial Sandbox “Ustvarjalnik” and NGOs: Forum for Equitable Development, SLOGA Platform and HUMANITAS, took place on Monday 9 September under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor. The final event of the project was part of a conference organized by the Entrepreneurial Sandbox “Ustvarjalnik” for the 8th consecutive year, at which the President of the Republic of Slovenia awarded the title “Best Youth Startup 2019”.
This year’s awardee is a twenty-one-year-old student of graphic design at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Ms Veronika Rožmanc, who received the award for the multi-function tent in the shape of a whale, Oli. In addition to this award, Veronika Rožmanc also received the “Most Global Responsible Idea” award, which rewards young entrepreneurs for better global entrepreneurship by incorporating sustainable lifestyles including respect for human rights, gender equality, promoting culture of peace and nonviolence, citizenship of the world and respect for cultural diversity.
The project “Global Responsibility for the Future” is financially supported by the European Global Learning Network-GENE and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia in the framework of Slovenia’s development cooperation.