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Vor- und Nachname


UNDEF Executive Head Annika Savill“Some traditional forms of democracy are alienating more and more people”»
Maria Großbauer, Organisatorin des Wiener Opernballs„Die letzten 24 Stunden vor dem Ball sind die besten!“»
Dr. Irfan Ortac, Vorsitzender des Zentralrats der Eziden in Deutschland„Camps sind keine Fluchtalternative!“»
CSIS President Dr. John Hamre“Russia’s relations with Europe and the USA are at the worst I have seen in 20 years!”»
„Die Höhle der Löwen“-Investorin Dagmar Wöhrl„Ein Dirndl schließt Offenheit gegenüber anderen Kulturen nicht aus!“»
Annalena Baerbock, Bundesvorsitzende von Bündnis 90/Die Grünen„Die Weltpolitik wartet nicht auf uns!“»
Clover Moore, Lord Mayor of Sydney“Democracy is the foundation of civil engagement!”»
Q2/Jahrgangsstufe 12 – Albert-Einstein-Gymnasium Kaarst„Demokratie gibt den Menschen eine Stimme!“»
Fabrice Fries, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AFP“Honest, verified information is becoming a luxury good!”»
NRW-Ministerpräsident Armin Laschet„Wir müssten Europa heute erfinden!“»
Sag JA! zur Demokratie
Ja, ich stehe zu den demokratisch-zivilgesellschaftlichen Grundwerten. Mein Commitment ist rein moralischer Natur.
Vielen Dank für Dein Commitment!
Ich habe die Datenschutzerklärung gelesen und zur Kenntnis genommen und willige in die dort beschriebene Art, den Umfang und die Zwecke der Erhebung und Verwendung meiner personenbezogenen Daten ein.
Say YES! to Democracy
Yes, I stand by the fundamental democratic values of civil society. My commitment is of a purely moral nature. My data will not be forwarded to third parties.
Thank you for your commitment!
- Das Interview -
Annika Savill
Executive Head of the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF)
“Some traditional forms of democracy are alienating more and more people. Yet many of the same people assume democracy can self-correct to accommodate a changing electorate. This is probably no longer so, if it ever was!”