Fedotov told how people perceive national unity

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People perceive national unity through the initiative of concerned citizens, said the President of the Council under RF President on development of civil society and human rights Mikhail Fedotov, who led the survey.

According to Fedotov, the survey was conducted this summer. Polled 6 thousand people in all regions.

«Question: «What constitutes a civil society?» The answers were very interesting. First set of public enterprises and non-profit organizations — 54%, and in the second place, it is going to ask to pay attention — active concerned citizens willing to join together to solve any problems — 48%. Very small tear. Further, this gap is practically zero, and in the first place is the answer «active concerned citizens, are ready to unite for the solution of any problem». In my opinion, this is the Bud, the substrate of civil society,» Fedotov said during the discussion «the Russian national unity. What unites us» in the outcome of the forum «Community».

If we talk about the credibility of the civil society, here in the first place come an active concerned citizens who, according to Fedotov, trusts more than half of Russians.

«The most important thing, of course, who do you trust from civil society organizations. In the first place, again, by a small margin, but still, active concerned citizens — 63%, in second place (57%) — the initiative group of citizens», — said Fedotov.

The head of the HRC concluded that these data are an indicator of how people perceive national unity: through the initiative of concerned citizens.

The «Community» forum is an open platform for civil society activists, NGO representatives and other caring people, ready to engage in socially oriented work. The forum is held in 2015.

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