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A Citizens' Summit is a large, deliberative event on broad topic. Summits are typically organized to inform citizens on an issue and to gather feedback or proposals.
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Problems and Purpose Recent epidemiological studies show that mammography screening have not been found to reduce mortality. Recent work in Australia & the UK to gain insights into citizens’ perspectives, but little work in Canada. In light of this, citizens who are offered free mammography screening programs in Ontario (a...
Note: the following entry is a stub. Please help us complete it. Definition Social innovation labs (otherwise known as design labs, change labs, civic experiments) offer a space for collaborative action on 'wicked' problems. According to Darcy Riddell, Director of Strategic Learning for the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, "Social Innovation...
Civic or 'public' journalism treats writers and readers of news media as participants in the democratic process rather than passive reporters or observers. Civic journalism reports news in a way that encourages and facilitates public deliberation on political and social issues.
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Which effects does the exhaust air of the "Einhorn-Tunnel" in Schwäbisch Gmünd has on humas and the environment and which benefits brings the installation of a tunnel filter? A citizien dialogue in Schwäbisch Gmünd was established to gather results about this topic.
Dall’idea di un giovane studente di architettura (Mariano Marmo) nasce un progetto di coinvolgimento dei giovani alla realizzazione di opere artistiche con una tecnica originale (anamorfosi) per la riappropriazione simbolica di luoghi degradati e la comunicazione di messaggi pubblici di riscatto sociale.
The Citizens' Jury on Internet voting was convened November 23 to 25, 2012 in Edmonton, Canada. This event engaged 17 Edmonton citizens to deliberate on whether to introduce Internet voting as an alternative voting method in future municipal elections. The citizens' jury process was modeled by the Centre for Public...
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This project is part of a joint project called "Energy Transition Ruhr" (Energiewende Ruhr). Every project focussed on a different subtopic of energy transition in the Ruhr Region/Ruhr Area. Joint project homepage: https://www.energiewende-ruhr.de/ The described project focused on social and cultural circumstances and dimensions on how to implement the energy...
This case documents the use of the Facebook group “Mouvement du 20 Février - Maroc - حركة 20 فبراير” and the citizen-led online open access Mamfakinch by Moroccan activists to express grievances, discuss, share uncensored information and to organize a broad based movement within Morocco coordinated around February 20th 2011.
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