Philippe Ternes is a social entrepreneur in the area of active citizenship and democratic innovation. Philippe loves to explore new models of political participation in cooperation with a wide variety of actors, including universities, researchers, change-makers, decision-makers, artists and many more. Philippe works as a consultant in international & EU Affairs in Europe and the MENA region.
Philippe founded the NGO Our Common Future which develops actions in the field of active citizenship and aims to contribute to the development of future democratic models. The NGO has created an EU Democracy Rallye offering people of various age groups to boost their skills in video-journalism, online democracy campaigns, negotiations, media literacy and speech-writing.
Philippe further serves as co-head of network of the Anna Lindh Foundation in Luxembourg, an inter-governmental institution bringing together civil society and citizens across the Mediterranean to build trust and improve mutual understanding.