Data

General Issues
Governance & Political Institutions
Specific Topics
Public Participation
Government Transparency
Location
Estonia
Scope of Influence
National
Files
Nesta Digital Democracy Case Studies
Links
Rahvaalgatus.es Platform
Videos
Rahvaalgatus.ee kaudu saad Riigikogule ettepanekuid esitada
Start Date
Ongoing
Yes
Time Limited or Repeated?
Repeated over time
Purpose/Goal
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of government and public bodies
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Approach
Co-governance
Advocacy
Direct decision making
Spectrum of Public Participation
Consult
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Open to All
General Types of Methods
Direct democracy
Collaborative approaches
Evaluation, oversight, and social auditing
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Propose and/or develop policies, ideas, and recommendations
Collect, analyse and/or solicit feedback
Inform, educate and/or raise awareness
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Information and Communications Technologies (ICT)
Voter Information Services
Online Consultations
Online Voting
Petition
Direct Democracy
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
No
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Online
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Express Opinions/Preferences Only
Negotiation & Bargaining
Information & Learning Resources
Video Presentations
Written Briefing Materials
Decision Methods
Idea Generation
Voting
If Voting
Super-Majoritarian
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
New Media
Primary Organizer/Manager
State Chancellery of the Republic of Estonia
Type of Organizer/Manager
National Government
Funder
State Chancellery of the Republic of Estonia
Type of Funder
National Government
Staff
No
Volunteers
No
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in public policy
Changes in how institutions operate
Changes in civic capacities
Implementers of Change
Elected Public Officials
Lay Public
Formal Evaluation
Yes
Evaluation Report Links
Digital Democracy: The Tools Transforming Political Engagement

CASE

Rahvaalgatus.ee: Online Participation at the National Level in Estonia

First Submitted By Scott Fletcher, Participedia Team

Most Recent Changes By Scott Fletcher, Participedia Team

General Issues
Governance & Political Institutions
Specific Topics
Public Participation
Government Transparency
Location
Estonia
Scope of Influence
National
Files
Nesta Digital Democracy Case Studies
Links
Rahvaalgatus.es Platform
Videos
Rahvaalgatus.ee kaudu saad Riigikogule ettepanekuid esitada
Start Date
Ongoing
Yes
Time Limited or Repeated?
Repeated over time
Purpose/Goal
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of government and public bodies
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Approach
Co-governance
Advocacy
Direct decision making
Spectrum of Public Participation
Consult
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Open to All
General Types of Methods
Direct democracy
Collaborative approaches
Evaluation, oversight, and social auditing
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Propose and/or develop policies, ideas, and recommendations
Collect, analyse and/or solicit feedback
Inform, educate and/or raise awareness
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Information and Communications Technologies (ICT)
Voter Information Services
Online Consultations
Online Voting
Petition
Direct Democracy
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
No
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Online
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Express Opinions/Preferences Only
Negotiation & Bargaining
Information & Learning Resources
Video Presentations
Written Briefing Materials
Decision Methods
Idea Generation
Voting
If Voting
Super-Majoritarian
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
New Media
Primary Organizer/Manager
State Chancellery of the Republic of Estonia
Type of Organizer/Manager
National Government
Funder
State Chancellery of the Republic of Estonia
Type of Funder
National Government
Staff
No
Volunteers
No
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in public policy
Changes in how institutions operate
Changes in civic capacities
Implementers of Change
Elected Public Officials
Lay Public
Formal Evaluation
Yes
Evaluation Report Links
Digital Democracy: The Tools Transforming Political Engagement

Using the online Rahvaalgatus.ee platform, Estonian citizens are able to draft, debate, and vote on legislative proposals. Proposals with 1,000 signatures are sent to the relevant Parliamentary Committees for discussion with the chance of being signed into official law.


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Problems and Purpose

Background History and Context

Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities

Participant Recruitment and Selection

Methods and Tools Used

What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

Analysis and Lessons Learned

See Also

References

External Links

Notes