active citizen

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Noun1.active citizen - a citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch)active citizen - a citizen who takes an active role in the community (as in crime prevention and neighborhood watch)
citizen - a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
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On the whole, as a place of punishment, the object is scarcely gained; as a real system of reform it has failed, as perhaps would every other plan; but as a means of making men outwardly honest, -- of converting vagabonds, most useless in one hemisphere, into active citizens of another, and thus giving birth to a new and splendid country -- a grand centre of civilization -- it has succeeded to a degree perhaps unparalleled in history.
The Deputy Head of the OSCE Presence in Albania Robert Wilton emphasized that the active citizens are the best guardians of democracy.
Acting head of the Centre hailed such visits to inform RAP students of reformation and rehabilitation services to transform inmates to active citizens with good contributions in society.
She was addressing the function organized by Institute of Gender and Development (G and D) in connection with the Active Citizens Program on Activating Citizens: Deepening Democracy- A Policy and Practice Exchange at SALU on Thursday.
Amman, June 3 (Petra)-- His Majesty King Abdullah II, accompanied by Her Majesty queen Rania, on Wednesday, attended the annual ceremony of King Abdullah II Fund for Development, dubbed " Active Citizens, Creative and Qualified for the Job Market.
In Lebanon, where the government is crippled by deadlocks and vacuums, the need for these people -- known as active citizens -- is great.
Pupils were uplifted by the experience which aimed to prepare them for the challenge of becoming active citizens in the future.
Speaking about the position, elected mayor, Norma Redfearn, said: "It's vital that we include our young people in the decision making process, give them a voice on issues that directly affect and help them to be active citizens - and what better way to do so than through this brilliant opportunity?
Speaking about the position, elected mayor Norma Redfearn said: "It's vital that we include our young people in the decision making process, give them a voice on issues that directly affect and help them to be active citizens - and what better way to do so than through this brilliant opportunity.
He said this while speaking on the occasion of Active Citizens Programme for Special Children organised by a local NGO at Government Service Centre for Mentally Handicapped Children, Mirpurkhas.
The program suggests development and implementation of the policy before December 31, 2018, which will stimulate creation of sustainable groups of active citizens able and willing to initiate development projects in Bishkek.

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