Researchers at the W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia (UBC), conducted two deliberative forums on the topic of human tissue biobanking: The BC Biobank Deliberation (2007) and the BC Biolibrary Deliberation (2009). In both cases, members of the public from across British Columbia were invited to two weekends of deliberation about biobanks. Biobanks are large collections of human biological tissue that are used for research.
Dialogue with the City’s aim was to make Perth the “world’s most livable city by 2030.” It was a process of engaging Perth and the grater area’s citizens in developing a planning strategy for the capital of Australia’s growing city. The Government of Australia wanted a jointly develop a plan for the future of Perth with those people who will sustain the growth of the city in the future.
G1000 is a project to revitalize and "advise" Belgium's current representative democratic system by complementing it with deliberative democracy. It is a response to the increasing ineffectiveness of the representative democracy system, as evidenced in part by the 2010-11 parliamentary crisis.
This case study was written by Sandy Heierbacher, Director of the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD), in 2001 as part of an independent consultancy for the Center for Disease Control's National Immunization Program.
Il progetto La Bottega del Futuro è un percorso volto ad attivare il confronto pubblico con i cittadini, attraverso la partecipazione e il dialogo. L'obiettivo è quello di elaborare idee e proposte per migliorare la qualità della vita, attraverso il coinvolgimento di tutte le categorie sociali, ed è quindi rivolto ai cittadini, ai rappresentanti dell'Amministrazione e al terzo settore. L'ambito territoriale di riferimento è il Comune di Casamassima, una cittadina di 18.000 abitanti circa della provincia di Bari in Puglia.