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The 2016 budget consultations were the first to be conducted by the newly established Winnipeg Office of Public Engagement. The consultations consisted of a survey tool, a wikisurvey tool, and a picture-gathering campaign.
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Problems and Purpose The Deliberative budget of the city of Turin was created with the intention of involving citizens in the management of public expenditure in two city districts. Specifically, the intervention has provided for the allocation of 500.000 euros in each district, for the requalification of public spaces. The...
MediaLab-Prado's Collective Intelligence for Democracy Workshop is an annual event that invites multidisciplinary teams to create digital prototypes for the facilitation of collective intelligence, participatory democracy, and civic engagement. The 2016 workshop, hosted, as ever, in Madrid's MediaLab-Prado - a social innovation lab - saw eight teams work together on...
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Post-graduate students enrolled in research methodology modules often have little engagement with real-world research. They learn the theory of research but are not exposed to field work experiences, including issues of ethical research. This case documents a participatory learning process in which post-graduate students visited two communities in Cape Town,...
The goal of Georgia Tech's VIP Digital Deliberation program is to design, test, iteratively improve, and implement the online platform Reflect! that supports and structures large-scale deliberation on wicked problems and stimulates reflection. Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) allow GATech students to work on long-term research and development projects with faculty...
The participatory polling process concerned the removal of snow from public sidewalks in the town of Newton, Massachusetts. The question was proposed by Newton City Councilor Emily Norton. Constituents engaged with the question via online channels: email, mobile application, and html link.
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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.
Oggetto del processo è la condivisione di un patto di collaborazione (definizione di: obiettivi, criteri, azioni, strumenti, ruoli e responsabilità) per l’implementazione e lo sviluppo dell’Ecomuseo del paesaggio dell’Appennino faentino. Il progetto ha ottenuto i finanziamenti della Regione Emilia-Romagna per i processi partecipativi ma non si è svolto se non...
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