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If You Can't Dance, Is It Your Revolution? Meet Our New Communications Lead
6 March 2023 - Oksana Naidjonova
We caught up with our newest recruit, Meelika Hirmo, to find out what makes her tick. Or dance, rather? She shares her personal story of growing up during the Singing Revolution and why she joined Citizen OS. We also talk about books and how cooperation could change our democracies.
How to Encourage Better Political Discussions During Elections
16 February 2023 - Oksana Naidjonova
Friends of Citizen OS in Estonia, the Estonian Debating Society and Praxis Centre for Policy Studies, have launched a “Smart Voter” campaign in Estonia. The project encourages citizens to make well-considered decisions and aims to raise voters’ political awareness before and during the Estonian Parliamentary elections.
Where is participation heading and how can each of us change it?
20 December 2019 - Questions by Gertha Teidla-Kunitsõn, written answers by Margo Loor.
Gertha Teidla-Kunitsõn from the Estonian Youth Work Center asked our CEO about the status of participation in society today and where is participation heading in the future.
Is the time of representative democracy over - Estonia without a parliament?
13 November 2019 - Margo Loor
Political events across the democratic world have created a ghost – the ghost of direct democracy. Populist movements everywhere demand that the people’s voice be heard more, mostly in the form of Swiss-style referendums.
GMB Indonesia - empowering Youth Leaders for unity and peace.
8 November 2019 - Anett Linno, edited by Becca Melhuish
Our Head of Partnerships, Anett Linno, walks us through her experiences at our partner GMB Indonesia’s Youth Adventure and Leaders Forum, in this personal blog and in-depth photo story.