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In 1999, a broad coalition of local actors from civil society protested against price increases and community water system expropriation following the privatization of water services in the city of Cochabamba. This paper aims to provide some information about the co-management of the water system after the Water War.
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Ilo, is a port city in southwestern Peru, in the Moquegua department, with some 60.000 inhabitants. To handle the problems of contamination and chaotic urban expansion, many NGOs, neighborhood committees and associations joined forces in collaboration with the municipal government, led by a left-wing coalition since 1980, to develop the...
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Purpose and Interest of the Case This paper aims to provide some information about the public consultation carried out by the Bolivian government regarding the construction of a highway that would cross the TIPNIS: a national park and indigenous territory. This case study is instructive because it is one of...
Il 12 giugno 2016 si è tenuta la consultazione popolare sul disegno di legge della Provincia Autonoma dell’Alto Adige/Sud Tirolo “Norme sull’aeroporto di Bolzano”. Ha partecipato il 46,7% degli aventi diritto al voto. Il 70,6% degli aventi diritto è contro il disegno di legge, mentre il 29,4 % è a...
Participatory budgeting (PB) as a concept is relatively new. It is a combination of democratic procedures and deliberation, as well as, finally, administrative action. It is a form of democracy with a participatory character, where the general public selects ways to distribute specifically provided sums of money by a local...

Organization: Eurac research

Eurac Research is a diverse group of academics with partners in over 50 countries who seek to find solutions to many of the world's major problems such as healthy living, sustainable energy and well-functioning political, social, and environmental systems.
Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (NOC) is a grassroots, member-led organization building power in under-resourced communities and communities of color across the Twin Cities (Minneapolis–Saint Paul, USA). Members fight for racial and economic justice through active campaigns for workers' rights on expanding voting rights, quality public education, environmental justice, and police...

Organization: Etifor SrL

ETIFOR helps private companies, public administrations, non-governmental and civil society organisations to gain responsible management of forest and environmental resources. We provide consultancy, project development, research and training services to shape innovative client-based solutions. The quality of our services is guaranteed through the supervision of the scientific committee of experts...
Autorità di governo dei regimi fluviali, della pianificazione e della gestione dei bacini.
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In March of 2015, Montréal residents petitioned for community meetings to be held regarding the city’s dependence on fossil fuels, invoking the city’s public consultation laws. Of the city’s 1.9 million residents, over 15,000 signatures were collected. The petition was accepted by the city clerk’s office and, on June 30,...
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