On June 10, 2011, the Manifesto of the G1000 was published in five national newspapers. The first 27 signatories were the initiators of the G1000. Within a few weeks following its publication more than 10,000 people signed the Manifesto.
(Brussels, 1969) Playwright and literary organiser. She recently published More than I remember, a collection of conversations with Ivo Michiels. Mother tongue: Dutch.
(Leuven, 1983) Ph.D. student at the Free University of Brussels. His research centres on democracy in deeply divided societies. Mother tongue: Dutch.
Louis De Visscher
(Brussels, 1980) Graphic designer with a MA in Communication and Information Sciences.
Martin De Wulf
(Brussels, 1978) PhD in Computer Science and web developer. He is interested in the socially innovative uses of technology. Mother tongue: French.
(Lobbes, 1962) Founder and director of the Foundation for Future Generations,which supports sustainable initiatives in Belgium and throughout Europe since 1998. Mother tongue: French.
(Uccle, 1963) Novelist, author of more than twenty novels, and professor in Literature and History (UCL – Ihecs). Mother tongue: French.
(Brussels, 1980) Web developer. Mother tongue: French.
(Luxembourg, 1968) MA Germanic Languages, cultural executive active in theatre. Mother tongue: German.
(Waremme, 1980) Research fellow with the FRS-FNRS. She specializes in Philosophy of Arts and Culture at the University of Liege. Mother tongue: French.
(Charleroi, 1957) Radio journalist and co-founder of Opération Villages Roumains and Causes Communes. Mother tongue: French.
(Poperinge, 1977) Managing director, Wow Communication. Mother tongue: Dutch.
(Bruges, 1971) Professor Sociology at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Mother tongue: Dutch.
(Beringen, 1971) Political scientist. Mother tongue: Dutch and Turkish.
(Antwerp, 1967) Consultant in the field of digital media and marketing. She assists firms and organisations with the implementation of new technology. Mother tongue: Dutch.
Patrick N'siala Kiese
(Kinshasa, 1980) Activist and member of the Congolese diaspora. Mother tongue: Lingala.
(Kortrijk, 1980) Publisher and organiser of, among others, the Stephan Vanfleteren exhibiton Portrait 1989-2009. Mother tongue: Dutch.
(Seoul, 1982) Researcher with the Foundation for Scientific Research, at the Department of Political Science of the University of Liege. Mother tongue: French.
(Moeskroen, 1966) Arts manager and creative entrepreneur. Mother tongue: Dutch.
(Antwerp, 1975) Political scientist at the VUB and the University of Antwerp. He also writes colums for De Standaard and Le Soir. Mother tongue: Dutch.
Director of the Zinneke Parade. Mother tongue: Dutch.
Sébastien Van Drooghenbroeck
(Charleroi, 1973) Professor in Law at the Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis, where he teaches states’ law and human rights law. Mother tongue: French.
Adinda Van Geystelen
Art executive, active in the cultural sector. Mother tongue: Dutch.
Jonathan Van Parys
(Louvain-la-Neuve, 1982) Coordinator of HackDemocracy.Org in Brussels and co-initiator of PublishTheNote.Be . Mother tongue: French.
David Van Reybrouck
(Bruges, 1971) Novelist, writer of among others Missie and Congo. Een geschiedenis. He is also chairman of the Flemish chapter of PEN. Mother tongue: Dutch.
(Brasschaat, 1979) Television maker, collaborated on programmes such as Vispa, Bouwmeesters, Panorama and De Grootste Belg. Mother tongue: Dutch.
(Eeklo, 1972) Presenter with VTM and actress. Mother tongue: Dutch.
(Sint-Agatha Berchem, 1981) Ph.D. student in Social and Political Sciences at the University of Liege. Mother tongue: French.