What do you like about Europe?
Europe is so many different cultures on such a small area that overlapps happen everywhere, this creates new and innovative ideas and social interactions not seen anywhere
What did your country gave to Europe (music, literature, theatre, politics…)?
Most people think of mozart but i think more of the many nobel laureates and one of the oldest universities in the world. since ww2 we try to be a place for exchange and diplomacy where agreements can be made.
What did Europe gave to your country (generals, kings & queens, artists, concepts)?
Opportunity as a bridge between the « old » and the « new » europe after the breakdown of the sowjet union.
In result of your time at JCI: What did you love about JCI?
The diverse set of people all with the common goal of changing our world. The place where « usual enemies » will be friends and where we do not care about colour, race or nation
What do you love about the Senate?
Keeping contact with the network of jaycees, but also beeing able to learn from older senators who share their ideas and their experiences
What is your vision for Europe in 2044, the 75th anniversary of the European Senate?
That we helped create a better JCI that grows and flourishes and brings people together
What is the action you take to make that vision happen?
Helping locally and connecting internationally, influencing and mentoring whenever i get asked