Nearly 300 towns in Massachusetts use Open Town Meetings - local legislatures that allow any New England registered voter to speak, vote, attend annual meetings and place articles on the agenda.
The Kulturwissenschaftliche Institut Essen or Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities is an interdisciplinary research research university in Essen, Germany.
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Project Green Bloc was a neighborhood-level initiative that engaged and mobilized residents in climate change mitigation and local consumption reduction.
This case examines the Ghanaian based VOTO Mobile data polling and dissemination software "SurveyLink" through the 2012-2013 national polls and the pilot project 'Mobile for Social Inclusive Governance' in the districts of Tamale, Savelugu, Wa, and Yendi.
A protest in downtown Vancouver organized on the second anniversary of the spill at the Mount Polley mine in B.C’s Interior. Four protesters were arrested, while an additional 15 to 20 people remained outside to continue the lawful demonstration. The mine remains open.

Organization: YourSAy

YourSAy is an online consultation platform operated by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in South Australia.
This paper evaluates the ways in which the Open Stands for the Practice of Conservation may or may not have facilitated the success of the Coquitlam River Watershed Roundtable. Topics discussed include the historical context; the participatory planning process that established the CRWR; and the implications of adopting the OS...
The Queensland Plan is a strategic plan containing a vision for the next 30 years in the north-east state of Australia. The plan was spearheaded by the then Premier of Queensland Campbell Newman, and involved an extensive 18-month consultation and drafting process that sought to incorporate the voices of Queenslanders.
Get to Know Nuclear is a state-wide engagement process underway in South Australia. The program aims to engage citizens with the issues associated with the nuclear fuel cycle - mining, enrichment, energy and storage. The community engagement follows the report of a Royal Commission that examined the issue and provides...
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