Community Based Organization

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.
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...
Das Ziel der Initiative war es, diverse Ideen zu formulieren, wie der Konstanzer Stadtteil Egg 2030 aussehen könnte und wie diese Entwicklung gestaltet werden soll. Egg hat sich in den letzten 20 Jahren bezüglich der Einwohnerzahl fast verdoppelt und wird, auch weiterhin expandierenden. Daher sollte allen interessierten Bürgerinnen und Bürgern...
Neighbourhood management has been used primarily in low-income neighbourhoods as a way to reform service delivery, improve living conditions and build community capacity. The process is fundamentally participatory in that it involves community members directly in the planning, implementation, and maintenance of services and infrastructure.
Community- or citizen-based monitoring is a generic term for citizen oversight of public services. Also known as participatory monitoring, CBM is ideally led by the local population and involves both oversight and reporting of service quality, efficiency, and efficacy.
“Jato Spazio Idee. Centro di coordinamento e di progettazione come spazio della democrazia e della legalità” è un progetto cofinanziato con risorse del Piano di Azione e Coesione (PAC), nell’ambito dell’Avviso pubblico “Giovani del no-profit per lo sviluppo del Mezzogiorno - Giovani per il sociale”, promosso dal Dipartimento della Gioventù...
Le Jardin pour Tous a l'objectif d'obtenir une production locale et expérimentale de nourriture, tout en respectant les cycles naturels et en économisant les énergies, et ainsi créer un espace auto-partagé.
Les AmiEs du parc des Gorilles regroupe des résidents du quartier de la Petite-Patrie de Montréal souhaitant se ré-approprier collectivement un terrain du secteur Marconi-Alexandra pour y restaurer un espace naturel urbain et y développer un parc public aménagé.
The participatory budget in Paris is the largest ever implemented in the world. This case is interesting for its scale and scope but also for its reliance on digital technology. Of additional interest is how such a large scale PB fits into the sociopolitical context of France, a country that...
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Malawi's 1996 programme of decentralization faced many challenges, including a lack of state legitimacy and serious financial constraints. As a result, in 2005 the government shifted towards a reliance on structures that incorporate traditional leadership which could potentially provide the participatory outcomes that decentralization had intended to produce.
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