Sesto Giovanni Castagnoli, Switzerland & Italy – Coreteam Member
„The Vision of YES came to me in December 2014 on a visit to Spain, witnessing the devastating economic situation and youth unemployment, and I have been carrying and nurturing it since then – now the time is right, the core team is there, and we will start spreading a call for applications for the fifth international gathering in Thessaloniki Greece in the next few days!“
(*1953) Sesto Giovanni Castagnoli, Evolutant, World Citizen
Sesto Castagnoli has wide experience as an international entrepreneur, development consultant and spiritual bridge builder. He advises companies and individuals and gives lectures and work-shops on issues of Spirituality in Business Life, Natural Economic and Financial Systems, Mutual Understanding of Cultures and Religions, Noosphere and other topics related to the change of consciousness.
The co-founder and founding President of the World Spirit Forum, was also a member of the International Coordinating Committee of the Russian World Public Forum ‚Dialogue of Civilizations‘. He is co-founder of the WTI World Transforming Initiatives, a Founding Member of the Swiss-African Chamber of Commerce and he co-founded the Förderverein Humanitas, an organization building schools in West Africa.
Sesto Castagnoli is Presidium Member of the World Forum for Spiritual Culture and a member of the Gradido Academy, for implementing ‚the natural economy of life‘. Sesto Castagnoli was Chair External & International Relations of Baum e. V. and Senior Advisor of ‚Faithful Cities‘ a project of R20 Regions of Climate Action.
In 2015 he has initiated the YES Initiative to reduce youth unemployment through self-empowerment and entrepreneurship. In February 2016 Sesto and his wife Gabriele started an unlimited pilgrimage into society after having given away all their possessions. 2017 Sesto initiated the „Zukunftsgenossenschaft“, future cooperative.