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Street Law's ‘Democracy for All’ civic education programme teaches high school students and adults their political rights and empowers them to become active, informed citizens. The programme is a direct response to concerns over ethics, institutional capacity, and poor governance in South Africa.
The European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) is an annual process of events held in Europe to foster local and national participation. The 2010 ELDW saw over 4000 towns, cities and villages in Europe participate by offering a number of events and activities open to citizens.
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The SDGs Kenya Forum for Sustainable Development is a participatory platform for civil society organizations (CSOs) within Kenya to collectively contribute to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Established in 2015, the SDGs Kenya Forum for Sustainable Development is currently comprised of thirty committee member organizations, each...
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Launched in March 2010, Pera Natin ‘to (It’s our money!) was an online initiative run by the Philippines Public Transparency Reporting Project (PPTRP) that aimed to educate Philippine citizens about local government practices and fostered efforts in citizen journalism.

Method: Co-Creation

Note: the following entry is a stub. You can help Participedia by adding to it. Definition According to Dorthe Hedensted Lund, recent shifts in the understanding and practice of participatory urban governance has given way to a new understanding of social innovation, namely, 'co-creation'. By itself, participation can (and is)...
Omaar, a grassroots youth group created in Zakazik, Egypt as a result of the Social Contract Centre’s civic education programs, engaged over 500 children, youth, and community members in leadership, soft skills training and collective actions to reduce poverty in the community.
Engaging citizens in court observation in Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory and Kano State improved transparency, accountability and integrity in the Nigerian judiciary.
The Deep Listening Circles process is designed to allow socially-vulnerable individuals to share their stories in a safe, inclusive environment.
Note: the following entry is a stub. Please help us complete it. Definition Sustained Dialogue is defined as a 'changemaking process' which "Focuses on transforming relationships that cause problems, create conflict, and block change; and Emphasizes the importance of effective change over time" [1] Problems and Purpose History Participant Recruitment...
Allo scopo di rigenerare un parco pubblico, allo stato di degrado e percepito dagli abitanti come un'opportunità negata, nascono spontaneamente diverse iniziative degli abitanti che si aggregano dapprima in gruppi e associazioni e poi nel Coordinamento del Parco Sociale Ventaglieri. Le attività prendono consistenza dai primi anni del 2000 e...
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