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Deepening Roots, Reaching Out

Deepening Roots, Reaching Out


Kortenberg Abbey, Belgium

Brussels, 29-30 June 2011

On June 30 the founding meeting of Democracy International took place. Around 70 people from all over the world decided the statues and voted the first permanent executive board.

We met at the wonderful Kortenberg Abbey, which is 10 kilometer away from Brussels center. In the morning session the statues were discussed and decided. In the afternoon the executive board was elected.

Afterwards young people from Spain reported about their struggle in Barcelona. You find an interview with them in our homepage.


You find the following videos online:

Film European Citizens Initiative


Participants at the Democracy International founding meeting

More than 100 participants from all over the world participated in the event.

Board members:

The members of our first board are:

Gerald Häfner (chairman)

Carsten Berg (deputy)

Daniela Bozhinova (deputy)

Armin Steuernagel (treasurer)

Erwin Mayer (board member)

Suresh Nautiyal (board member)

Website Info

Democracy International is a registered association in Germany
(eingetragener Verein e.V.).

Gürzenichstraße 21 a-c
50667 Cologne
Phone: +49 (0) 221 669 66 50
Fax: +49 (0) 221 669 665 99

Amtsgericht Köln
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Full website information here

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Democracy International e.V.
IBAN: DE 58370205000001515101

Bank für Sozialwirtschaft
Konto: 1515101
BLZ: 37020500


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