Data

General Issues
Governance & Political Institutions
National Security
Specific Topics
Constitutional Reform
Regionalism
Political Rights
Location
Northern Ireland
BT4 3SR
United Kingdom
Links
The Belfast Agreement
Start Date
End Date
Ongoing
No
Purpose/Goal
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Approach
Direct decision making
Spectrum of Public Participation
Empower
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
General Types of Methods
Direct democracy
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Legislation, policy, or frameworks
Inform, educate and/or raise awareness
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
No
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Face-to-Face
Types of Interaction Among Participants
No Interaction Among Participants
Information & Learning Resources
Written Briefing Materials
Decision Methods
Voting
If Voting
Plurality
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
Public Report
Independent Media
Traditional Media
Type of Organizer/Manager
National Government
Type of Funder
National Government
Staff
Yes
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in civic capacities
Changes in how institutions operate
Conflict transformation
Implementers of Change
Elected Public Officials
Appointed Public Servants

CASE

The Belfast Agreement Northern Ireland Referendum 1998

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November 19, 2021 sv1e20
General Issues
Governance & Political Institutions
National Security
Specific Topics
Constitutional Reform
Regionalism
Political Rights
Location
Northern Ireland
BT4 3SR
United Kingdom
Links
The Belfast Agreement
Start Date
End Date
Ongoing
No
Purpose/Goal
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Approach
Direct decision making
Spectrum of Public Participation
Empower
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
General Types of Methods
Direct democracy
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Legislation, policy, or frameworks
Inform, educate and/or raise awareness
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
No
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Face-to-Face
Types of Interaction Among Participants
No Interaction Among Participants
Information & Learning Resources
Written Briefing Materials
Decision Methods
Voting
If Voting
Plurality
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
Public Report
Independent Media
Traditional Media
Type of Organizer/Manager
National Government
Type of Funder
National Government
Staff
Yes
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in civic capacities
Changes in how institutions operate
Conflict transformation
Implementers of Change
Elected Public Officials
Appointed Public Servants

Following the agreement between the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland regarding constitutional reforms, Northern Ireland held a referendum to gain citizens' approval necessary to finalize the agreement.