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  • A participatory planning event held to discuss the creation of a public park in the Rosta Nuova neighbourhood. The initiative was one of several participatory processes held by the City under their commitment to Local Agenda 21.
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    Faced with low levels of citizen interest in community affairs, the Municipality of Reggio Emilio decided to experiment with participatory budgeting in District 8. Exactly 256 citizens took part in the process, which took place between September 2007 and February 2008. 17 of the 123 proposals made in meetings with...
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    The following standard structure makes it easier to compare and analyze entries. We recommend you use the headings below and refer to our guidelines as you prepare your case entry. To view the guidelines, copy and paste this URL into your browser: https://goo.gl/V2SHQn Problems and Purpose 促进临海市委推动基层协商议事制度建设的直接动因在于,基层干部经常遇见这样的困惑和感慨:“为什么我们的一些决策是为了老百姓好,但是他们却并不理解?”让本来为了老百姓好的政府单位,往往被民众一再误解,造成项目难推进,工作难进展。经过分析,他们认为决策不透明、宣传不到位、协商不民主、执行不规范是四大因素,并且认为协商民主是削除民众误解、推进政府政策的好机制。在此背景下,临海市委积极探索建立党组织主导的基层协商机制,把协商民主引入基层的社会治理之中。 History 中共十八大报告提出了“积极开展基层民主协商”的新要求,十八届三中全会再次提出要“开展形式多样的基层民主协商,推进基层协商制度化”,习近平总书记在庆祝中国人民政治协商会议成立65周年大会上的讲话中强调 “人民群众是社会主义协商民主的重点。涉及人民群众利益的大量决策和工作,主要发生在基层。要按照协商于民、协商为民的要求,大力发展基层协商民主,重点在基层群众中开展协商。”为此,2014年4月,浙江省临海市委出台了《临海市建立基层民主协商议事制度工作方案》,并选择在白水洋镇、沿江镇、括苍镇进行试点。...
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    The Department of Education in Northern Ireland sought to incorporate parents in the education policy adjustments process by holding a deliberative poll in January 2007.
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    In Abuja, Nigeria, a new democratic space was created to facilitate dialogue between political leaders in local government and citizens. Through the use of public meetings and a range of media, decision-making processes became more transparent and the scope for trust and mutual respect improved. Most importantly, the efforts contributed...
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