The democracy handbook
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From engagement to influence
A democracy is based on citizens’ engagement, interest and opportunity to participate. In Sweden, everyone has the right to organise themselves, form associations, express their opinions and demonstrate. That’s what living in a democracy means.
That young people are involved, join in and learn how a democracy works is crucial for the survival of democracy. What are you and your friends passionate about? Something big, or something small? Whether it’s about changing the world, your town, your village, your school or your free time, your engagement is important!