The Mini-Public on Household Waste (Conférence citoyenne sur les déchets ménagers) was convened by the regional government of Île de France in 2008. 25 participants met 3 times across 3 weekends to deliberate and write a final report.
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
Participants wrote a report (made public on May 20, 2008) with some policy recommendations (e.g. reducing local taxes for people living next to a waste disposal site; monetary incentives for recycling and reducing the volume of waste). The policy impact remains unknown.
Analysis and Lessons Learned
This entry is based on the POLITICIZE dataset. More information can be found at the following links:
- Paulis, Emilien; Pilet, Jean-Benoit; Panel, Sophie; Vittori, Davide; Close, Caroline, 2020, "POLITICIZE Dataset", https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/Z7X6GT, Harvard Dataverse, V1
- Pilet J-B, Paulis E, Panel S., Vitori D & Close C. 202X. The POLITICIZE Dataset: an inventory of Deliberative Mini-Publics (DMPs) in Europe. European Political Science.