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Note: the following entry is a stub. Please help us complete it. Problems and Purpose The Right of Initiative was used successfully by the Montrealers in 2011, when 29,000 people signed a petition requesting a public consultation on the “state of urban agriculture”. Urban agriculture can be defined as “the...
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Public Policy Collage brings together participatory art and pop-up democracy methods to offer participants creative and spontaneous ways to engage with public policy issues.
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Housed in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, Creative Publics Lab is an incubator for student-led participatory politics. The lab works in collaboration with Vancouver’s social sector to provide course-based opportunities for students to build professional networks and earn credit toward their academic program by...
Il Consiglio Comunale di Pistoia, con deliberazione n° 100 del 22/9/2014, dopo approfondita discussione sui fatti accaduti durante la Giostra dell’Orso del 2014, ha raccomandato che la città fosse chiamata ad esprimersi tramite Referendum Consultivo in merito alla eventuale edizione 2016 della manifestazione.
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One of the most advanced Italian participatory budgeting projects started in 2015 in the city of Milan. Partially influenced by the Porto Alegre’s example, it also included elements of e-democracy and of territorial division inspired by French PBs.
Nei mesi di Aprile e Giugno 2016 si è svolto il Dibattito Pubblico sul progetto di sviluppo e riqualificazione del porto di Livorno. Un dibattito pubblico è un percorso d’informazione, discussione e confronto che si sviluppa riguardo a opere, progetti o interventi che assumono una particolare rilevanza per la comunità...
Il fine del progetto partecipato 2015 di Calice e Rialto (Savona) è quello di “definire azioni e progetti utili alla gestione e valorizzazione del territorio sulla base di un piano di sviluppo sostenibile condiviso” (EMA, 2015, p. 13). Il progetto ha preso avvio il 17 giugno 2015 con la prima...
A one year multi-disciplinary, multi-stakeholder gathering on national drug policy and substance abuse hosted by Mexico's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission.
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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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