active citizen


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a citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch)

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USI Congress is calling on all parties to commit to enhancing the entitlements of students as active citizens.
Contributors from public administration, business, information, electronics, and computers report on efforts by governments of industrial and non-industrial countries around the world to facilitate active citizen participation online.
To truly fulfill the role of an active citizen, a concerned person must meet a certain criteria.
The Active Citizen Summit "provides an exciting opportunity to positively respond to the opportunities and challenges facing youth in the Middle East and North Africa," the statement affirmed.
The project, part of the British Council's 'Comenius' scheme, brought together staff and pupils from schools in Britain, France, Belgium and Spain to explore what it means to be an active citizen of Europe and included work around European identity, understanding rules and rights common to everyone and how children and adults can become eco-citizens.
Damascus, (SANA)-Damascus dailies on Saturday front paged the following headlines: -"The active citizen is the one who serves his society and adheres to its issues.
And, whether as a person drawn to public service or someone who simply insists on being an active citizen, you will be exposed to more opinions and ideas broadcast through more means of communications than have ever existed before.
A four-point green manifesto has been drawn up for people who feel concerned to sign, agreeing to be an active citizen, to transform their immediate environment, to stay informed and inform others, and to consume wisely.
Know an attorney or active citizen who has made a significant, positive impact on environmental law or policy in Florida?
The Taskforce has invited individuals, community groups and organisations to have their say on what it means to be an active citizen
I believe every politically active citizen has an obligation to learn about the entire political spectrum, even if only to strengthen his or her political views.
The goal was to ensure that these collections could be used readily and fully to tell the story of the League and historically trace how women have been involved for so many years with the issue of full and active citizen participation.
For example, managers must avoid "turf consciousness among the contributing police and prosecutory agencies; they must obtain full investigative and prosecutory commitments from the various agencies; they must develop an active citizen organization to provide support; and they must establish cooperative ties with the media to help ensure the success of the public outreach/education component of the program.
If you construct society so that the only reason to become an active citizen is that it's the right thing to do, then most people won't be active citizens.
Among them are the value of the vita activa, "true nobility" as a function of personal merit, service in an army of citizens and in offices of civil governance as modes of civic participation, and the concept of the mixed constitution, combining elements of rule by the one, the few, and the many, as an appropriate framework for the life of the active citizen and of the state.
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