Dutch politician Jesse Klaver has been included in the ‘Time 100 Next list’ of Time Magazine. A hundred people were selected for the list. All of whom are expected to be able to be great leaders who will shape and change the future.
It is the first time that the list has been published as an addition to the ‘Time 100’ with the most influential people of the moment. Klaver is the only Dutchman who made the list.
“Klaver has almost quadrupled his party,” writes Time. With its success, 33-year-old Klaver has “become the model of a greater shift”.Justin Worland, Time Magazine
On the Time Magazine website you can read that they see the leader of GroenLinks as an important influence on the ‘green wave’ that is currently taking place in the European Union. They praise Klaver for the rise of his party in recent years. Klaver says in an initial reaction that he feels “honoured”.
“It says a lot about the whole green movement and young people who take to the streets to force change. I am very proud of that.”Jesse Klaver
According to the American magazine, Klaver symbolizes the ‘green political wave’ in several European countries.
In addition to the politician, singers Camila Cabello and Billie Eilish are also on the list. The US presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the Ugandan artist Bobi Wine and the Syrian aid worker Sarah Mardini were also included.