Democracy International is a Germany-based NGO working on the promotion of direct democracy and citizen participation worldwide. As Democracy International’s Global Manager for PR & Community Building, Caroline Vernaillen advocates for more transparent and participatory policies and supports activists worldwide. One of Democracy International’s key focuses has been to ensure citizens get a seat at the table in the European Union.
Caroline Vernaillen studied International Relations at the University of Leuven and Broadcast Journalism at the Erasmus University College Brussels. Before joining Democracy International in 2017, she worked for the Belgian Development Agency in Morocco and UNOPS in Switzerland.