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Il Piano di gestione del rischio alluvioni compete all'Autorità di bacino del Po. La Direttiva Europea 2007/60/CE, recepita nel diritto italiano con D.Lgs. 49/2010, ha dato avvio ad una nuova fase della politica nazionale per la gestione del rischio di alluvioni, che il Piano di gestione del rischio di alluvioni...
Problems and Purpose Modern governments are constantly trying to improve their own governance practices as well as citizen's views of these practices. To do this, one initiative which has been implemented by many governments has been Participatory Budgeting (PB). In Madagascar, the idea was introduced by the World Bank in...
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Demoenergy is a joint research project which examines the potentials and limits of dialogue-oriented citizen participation processes in the field of the Energiewende (energy transition) and the conflicts associated with energy infrastructure projects. This case entry focuses on the participatory process in the North-East of Bavaria which included local citizens...
The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) held a public consultation on Reddit, an online discussion forum, seeking requests for comments on a proposal to eliminate differential pricing practices among mobile data providers. Differential pricing exempts using certain apps or other behavior patterns from being charged.
SGI is a method used by the JDPC to connect and network with other aid organizations and government officials in order to secure the resources and support necessary for the implementation of its Good Governance Project.
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双周协商座谈会是人民政协协商民主近年来最重要的一项制度创新。作为一项制度创新,双周协商座谈会实现了从政党协商到政协协商、从统战平台到参政议政平台、从非制度化到制度化的转变,经过两年多的运作和总结,已经形成了一套比较规范的做法。作为咨询型协商,双周协商座谈会具有中立性和权威性的特点,可以将政党、政府、学界和社会各界的力量调动起来,提出建设性的政策建议,并对公共政策产生了良好的影响,有效实现了协商与决策的对接。
Consensus forums are similar to consensus conferences but differ in the number of participants actively involved in the decision making process. The forum setting brings together a diverse range of citizens who work in small groups to develop common points of agreements around an issue.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada commissioned MASS to convene the first ever national Citizens’ Reference Panel, made up of 36 randomly-selected Canadians from across the country. Panel members were tasked with learning about the mental health needs of Canadians, how mental illness is treated across Canada, understanding the priorities...
Initiated in 2001 Participatory Budgeting (PB) was introduced to the Town of Mutoko, Zimbabwe, as a governmental response to protesting and other civil unrest due to corruption within government. To rekindle democratic engagement from the grassroots level 74% of the Mutoko Rural District Council budget was opened for discussion within...
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This paper evaluates the ways in which the Open Stands for the Practice of Conservation may or may not have facilitated the success of the Coquitlam River Watershed Roundtable. Topics discussed include the historical context; the participatory planning process that established the CRWR; and the implications of adopting the OS...
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