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On May 18, 2016 the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie announced a public review and consultations to renew Canada’s international assistance policy and funding framework.
In August 2016, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change established an Expert Panel to review federal environmental assessment processes. The Expert Panel travelled across Canada to gain a better understanding of the issues that are important to Canadians.
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.
Unlike 'institutionalized' forms of participation, informal methods of engagement are acted out on a day-to-day basis as part of routine human interaction. Although informal participation takes place outside of political institutions, the kinds of interaction may be the same including dialogue, deliberation, collaborative decision-making, etc.
The Public Debate originated in France but has since become a common method of public engagement and multi-stakeholder consultation required by some governments on large public works 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...
Citizen journalism is news collected, reported, and analyzed by the public for the public.
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.
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...
Um einen Dialog über nachhaltige Entwicklung anzustoßen, hat die Gemeinde Allensbach gemeinsam mit ihren Bürger*innen eine Bürgerwerkstatt durchgeführt. Ausgangspunkt dafür waren die bestehenden Arbeitskreise der Lokalen Agenda 21 und der 2015 veröffentlichte Nachhaltigkeitsbericht. Die Veranstaltung wurde zusammen mit einer Spurgruppe aus Bürgern geplant. Die Bürgerwerkstatt zog über 300 Allensbacher an...
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