This toolkit has been created to help facilitators design and deliver the Active Citizens programme worldwide. Active Citizens is a social leadership programme that promotes intercultural dialogue and social responsibility as key leadership competencies in the 21st century. Active Citizens is run by the British Council working with civil society organisations all over the world. New partners and funders have increased Active CitizensÃ¯Â¿Â½ reach across the globe| including local and national governance structures and educational institutions. It began in 2009 and has been delivered in the UK| Europe| the Middle East| Africa| Asia and the Americas. It has reached more than 210|000 people to date through its training| conferences| social research and International Study Visits. The toolkit is in five sections: introduction to the programme| social development themes| preparing your workshop| delivering your workshop and after the workshop.