Methods

  • 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.
  • The Enquiry-by-Design method is used in urban renewal projects and involves a consensus building approach among a diverse array of participants. Citizens are involved from the very beginning of the project till the final stages and are assisted by a technical team, stakeholders and government officials.
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    Note: the following entry is a stub. Please help us complete it. Definition The "liquid democracy" (LD) method of governance seeks to decentralize various rigid limits of democracy. Many use the term Liquid Democracy to describe internet-based Delegated Voting but online Liquid Democracy platforms such as LiquidFeedback and Adhocracy also...
  • Permanent political-institutional bodies linked to the administrative structure of the Brazilian State and related to a public policy area. Composed of representatives of government, civil society and, in some cases, members of the private sector the nature, objectives and parameters their functioning are determined by the establishing laws.
  • Definition A Scenario Workshop is a participatory method encouraging local action with a mix of scenario and workshop which aims to solve local problems and anticipate future ones [1] . Scenarios involve narrative descriptions of potential future problems that emphasize relationships between events and decision points [2] . In addition,...
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