Who are the people in Volt Danmark?
"I firmly believe that lasting solutions for our future are found on local and European level. People are globally linked and we have to be internationalists."
Kathrine founded the Danish Volt chapter in 2018 and ran for the European Parliament in 2019 with Volt Belgium.
Has a Master in History from Copenhagen Univeristy 2008 with electives in Macroeconomics, international relations and social science.
The right turn in Europe, Trump, Brexit and a rising distrust at science and the European community activated her!
"Denmark is EU"
European by heart, Alexander found his way to Volt in autumn of 2018. Alexander is in charge of communikation and media relations and graduated from both Copenhagen Business School in European Studies and Southern Denmark University in International Security and Law.
Keith Brander focuses on Volts environmental policies, climate changes, sustainable uses of natural resources and protecting eco systems and biodiversity. Focus for 2021 will be finding ways in which Volt can impact the European Green Deal (EGD) to reach our ambitions in relation to climate, the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and a sustainable economy where transition is equal and open to all.
Keith arrived to Denmark in 1996, worked in the International Oceanic Council and DTU and recently became a Danish citizen. He co-authored several reports for the UN Climate Panel which won the Nobel Prize in 2007.
"I support Volt because I am a European and our values must shine a light in the dark."
Mathieu is born in France and has lived in Denmark for 20 years. At 24, he was elected to the Paris city council and owns a shared office space in Copenhagen.
"Attacks on basic norms and values of the European Union, rising nationalism and increasing social inequalities and marginalization mechanisms - there's no excuse for staying silent any more"
Julia joined Volt in December 2020 after moving to Denmark to study Political Science. She wants to contribute to an equal, fair, democratic and sustainable future of the EU and quickly found a community in Volt. As a young European, she knows no borders and is determined to keep it that way.
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