In response to the 1994 Popular Participation Law mandating the decentralization of government processes, USAID implemented the Democratic Development and Citizens Participation project to strengthen local, community-based governance.
Created by the government of British Columbia, Canada, the Assembly, made up of 160 randomly selected citizens, was charged with investigating and recommending changes to improve the electoral system of the province.
This case study features the first online consultation of any parliamentary committee in Canada and among the few carried out by any legislature in the world. Launched on December 3, 2002, this 13 week consultation revolving the Canada Pension Plan Disability program (CPP(D)) was designed to foster public awareness and...
Convened in April 2005 to develop a common knowledge base of experiences and ideas relating to citizen participation and participatory procedure to foster a culture of civic involvement and engagement specifically in terms of scientific and technological developments, .