Journal article

Civil Society and Youth Leadership for Transformation

Thomas Reuter, Michael Marien, David Harries

Cadmus | Risk Institute, Trieste- Geneva | Published : 2020


This discussion paper looks at the current historical momentum and potential future development of civil society and youth leadership for a systemic transformation to a sustainable new civilization. It identifies emerging challenges, obstacles, and some of the innovative new leadership strategies that have been developed to overcome them. Civil society is central in the process of transformation in a dual sense: As the target of transformation — it is civil society at large together with governments and the private sector that must shift to sustainable practices in our daily lives, — and as an instigator of change—individuals, informal networks or organized groups of citizens specifically d..

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