Active Citizens is a social leadership programme which encourages intercultural dialogue and social responsibility considered as key leadership competencies in the 21st century. The Active Citizens programme promotes community-led social development. It motivates members of communities to take an initiative in order to address the issues they are facing in communities. It also provides them with the knowledge, skills and experience to make a social change. Moreover, the programme builds a global network for the people those who have the same objectives all over the world for much fairer and inclusive society.
It launched in 2009 and has been delivered in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. It has reached more than 100,000 people to date through its training, conferences, social research and International Study Visits. More than 46 public institutions, private sectors, universities, NGOs, participated in as partners to make the program much more prosperous. 6,000 Social Action Project (SAP) has been delivered through the Active Citizens as well.
If you want to join the Active Citizens or find out more about this program, please contact Society@britishcouncil.or.kr