Future Leadership in Swedish Civil Society

Anna Eldestrand , Erik Herngren & Pär Lundgren , Kairos Future
The nature of Swedish commitment in NGOs is changing. The number of active members in traditional popular movements is decreasing, and it is especially the young that reduce their involvement. Many organisations also have difficulties recruiting elected representatives. At the same time new types of social movements, often characterized by a flexible network based structure, arise and grow. How will the commitment of tomorrow turn out? And what will be the future of leadership in civil society? What will this mean for Swedish organisations? These are some of the questions that are examined in this report, based on a study amongst 15 framework organisations in Swedish civil society.

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