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    Note: For a full case analysis of this subject please see the article "Citizen Councils of Grenoble, France" by Pauline Cescau available at: http://participedia.net/en/cases/citizen-councils-grenoble-france Summary This case study features Conseils de quarter, or "neighborhood councils," which are infra-municipal participatory forums that serve as consultative bodies mandated by law in French...
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    Egypt's cities are growing fast, mostly without the benefit of governmental or municipal planning. Well over half of the population of Greater Cairo live in "informal", undersupplied and very densely populated settlements with too little space and insufficient social services. Many residential areas do not have direct access to clean...
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    The Citizens’ Hall provides the means to receive, consider and incorporate citizens’ suggestions and concerns into draft legislation being considered by the parliament, and when necessary, to help facilitate consensus building among the social groups, factions, and political forces.
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