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UnaVision is co-creating an emergent framework to enable prototypes of good living that respects

The UnaVision initiative invites you for a better future. Join us for innovative experimenting resilient lifestyles supported by an international network for sustainable good living in harmony with our unique fragile biosphere.


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  • Our Vision is a good and content life for all people while protecting our unique fragile biosphere.

  • Our Mission is to develop transformative learning processes from experience and apply them in prototypes.

  • Our Objectives are:

    • to realize many UnaVillage regions in rural areas as prototypes for inclusive, holistic and resilient models for a sustainable life in harmony with nature and the community around

    • to co-design and implement eco-social concepts for sustainable economies as well as models for living, working and entrepreneurships and communicate the experiences

    • to co-design, use and disseminate innovative, people oriented transformative learning processes (UNI)

  • Please contact us at

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UnaVision Initiative

The UnaVision initiative invites you for co-creating and refining an emergent framework for prototypes of good living that respects a diverse global society and the biosphere of our planet

. We will practice

. This includes the advantage of being especially adaptive and resililent to changes of the environment like climate destruction. We systematically practice, refine, adapt and expand this framework in 

"UnaVillages" spread

UnaVillage regions and spread over all continents.

 The entirety of all UnaVillage communities form the UnaVision network. All UnaVillage community members are part of this

A global sharing and solidary UnaVision community supports this systematic transformative learning process with international exchange of experience and competence (UNI). We take responsibility for the dignity of people of different genders, ages, educational backgrounds, races


and beliefs and for the protection and regeneration of the environment and nature. UnaVillages and the


UnaVision network will be governed with a sociocratic system.



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An intensive international knowledge exchange coordinated by the tools of the UnaVersity will support the co-development for a better livelihood for all people. Our common UnaVillage framework will support the UnaVillage


regions in their emergence and co-development. We

believe, that all UnaVillage community members who support the movement with 50% of their time and resources should have

also aim at providing free access to food, accommodation, education, preventive health services, cultural activities and a safety net in case of

health problems, age or special needs. Our goals are to really, really make a difference in

special needs, health problems and peaceful aging for all UnaVillage community members who support the movement with 50% of their time and resources. This gives people the scope and the spare time to do what they "really, really want to do with their lives for themselves and for society". This enables emergence of fundamental improvement for our own lives, our communities and our environment by activating, joining and working with

rural and peripheral regions with

like-minded people

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UnaVillages are holistic eco-social learning, working and living spaces for experimenting with lively alternative community models. UnaVillages are planned in rural, peripheral regions for 150 to 850 inhabitants and visiting guests. Daily learning and working visitors from the region enrich the community and can benefit from the infrastructure and services.  Buildings are renovated or newly built primarily from natural and regional materials. The unaVillage is open for learners and visitors from the region, country and for international scholars and visitors. Regenerative energy and local water supply, environmentally friendly and hygiene toilet and recycling systems will become a best practice example of regenerative, sustainable living. The region transforms into an eatable and permaculture region by using public and private spaces for planting trees, raising vegetables, herbs, fruits and crops for producing organic, regional food. 

UnaVillage Regions are composed of like-minded people and organizations within the geographical region of the UnaVillage (villages, district or neighborhoods), where people actively collaborate to implement an environment for better living. UnaVillages work in conjunction and close cooperation with regional developments led by local civil society and supported by institutions such as NGOs, Universities, Associations and Municipalities. A UnaVillage can also serve as a node and hub for the people from the region.  One objective is to yearn for and enrich the social, cultural and sustainable environmental development of the region. UnaVillages may become catalysts for new ideas, social and technological innovations, good and healthy livelihoods, meaningful work and social entrepreneurship which are embedded in a collaborative and sharing economy of solidarity.



UnaVillages offer a unique learning environment for the global UnaVision community. Our UnaVersity approach is Transformative Learning and Project-Based Learning (PBL). We provide a growing knowledge and collaborative network driven by like-minded, experienced people and connected with the ecoVersities network of disruptive learning organizations. We see the need of systems which are human centered and not based on standard curricula and influenced by special interest groups. The UnaVersity system works with an innovative system of supporting individuals in attaining their learning objectives. The core function of unaVision is collective learning to co-create and implement prototypes for good living without harm to our environment. Therefore learning is so important that, if someone in our UnaVersity community decides to learn something, she or he immediately becomes his or her Minister of Education. That creates the peculiar situation of eventually having as many Ministers of Education as we have learners. They get together to share, improve and create community learning resources. All our knowledge is open and freely available. This enables the network to find higher quality solutions without regional boundaries. You can view our UnaVillage network also as a global, self-organized university. 

History of UnaVision

The Fundament of nUVision

for good living. We like to recognize patterns and co-create a pattern language, how future living can be "good living for everybody", and at the same time secure a sustainable development of our planet as we are all interdependent within one biosphere on one planet. This is our common UnaVision.

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Your participation

The co-design of the UnaVision framework and the first prototypes of UnaVillages are in full progress. We invite you to join our working circles and topic circles sharing your skills, knowledge, experience and resources. We like to identify, document and realize patterns and guidelines for the UnaVision movement. We are looking for inspired people who like to engage full time or part time. In case you are inspired and motivated by our vision and like to participate in a hands-on approach, then we are looking for YOU. You can either move into an UnaVillage prototype and help building it up and/or share your time, knowledge and resources with one of the topic or supporting teams. Please contact us at

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ERASMUS+ Activities

You may particpate in some of our EU Erasmus+ funded programs. Please contact us. 

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You can apply anytime for a trainee period of 6 to 12 months or for shorter internships. The coordinator of the UnaVision network is the thinkcamp non-profit cooperative based in Germany. Your trainee stay will be at one of the emerging UnaVision locations, where project based and hands-on learning will happen.


There are many topics from which you can choose for your Bachelor or Master Thesis relating to rural development, soil improvement, regenerative energy, preventive health care, nutrition, natural building materials, education, economics, new approaches to project management and so on. Please contact us at

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Our History

The fundament of the UnaVision initiative is based on the input from many people participating in

Hiking Dialogs, Learning Journeys and

idea camps, hiking dialogs, learning journeys and academies of the Global Marshall Plan

Academys during the years since the conception of ThinkCamp in 2007. The unaVision community spirit was born in 2013 during

Initiative. Based on this the conception for the non-profit cooperative ThinkCamp was born in 2007. It initiated in 2013 the “Caravan of Change” called “dunaVision”

. This brought together people during an

(see Report) in which the UnaVision initiative emerged: During this eight months long

learning journey through fourteen Eastern

journey, more than on thousand people from over fourteen European countries


connected in 50 workshops

around one thousand people.

to talk about "What is really, really important in our lives for ourselves, the society and our planet?" The ThinkCamp idea emerged out of the Global Marshall Plan


activities to foster bottom up initiatives and to prototype new frameworks for a regenerative world.

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You like to participate?

The co-design of the UnaVision framework is forming and will start implementation of the first prototypes of UnaVillages. We invite you to join our working circles sharing your skills, knowledge, experience and resources for a global a solutions to co-create and prototype UnaVillages as living laboratories around the globe. We like to identify and document patterns and guidelines for the UnaVision movement. We are looking for inspired people who like to engage full time or part time. In case your are inspired and motivated by our Vision and like to participate in an hands-on approach, then we are looking for YOU. You can either move into a Being Space prototype and help building it up and/or share your time, knowledge and resources with one of the working teams. Please contact us at !

A big influence to our approach comes from Frithjof Bergmann with his breakthrough concept of New Work - New Culture. Important impulses come from the principle of pattern language and the Nature of Order from Christopher Alexander, the Transition NetworkGIVE (Global Village Network), Global Ecovillage Network GEN, Economy for the Common Good and the Basic Income Network BIEN.

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