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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.
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...
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.
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This case documents how ordinary people in northern Uganda are choosing to participate in informal settings on a daily basis. Here, away from the gaze of those in power, people are able to speak their minds with their friends and family, exploring the legitimacy, potential, and power of their concerns.
1) Problemas e propósito Os Encontros Regionais dos Conselhos da Comunidade ocorridos nos anos de 2007 e 2008 alcançaram a extensão de Norte a Sul do Brasil. No ano de 2007 ocorreu o Encontro Regional da Região Sul e, em seguida, no ano de 2008, os Encontros estenderam-se às regiões:...
IWRM is a form of ecosystem-based management which fosters participation and encourages respect for the diverse values and aspirations of communities.
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The Guangming Village local government set up a platform for public deliberation on the role of married-out women. Although the deliberative forum is held under an authoritarian system, this case demonstrates how the government’s public policy making can be the result of the contestation of many interest groups.
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