5 - Always Tied to Other Issues

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The People’s Policy is a citizen-led approach to policy development. The methodology was developed in South Australia by DemocracyCo, a professional deliberative practitioner and facilitator organisation, and a group of stakeholders, made up of government, business, and public service representatives. The process consists of a panel of citizens working collaboratively...
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Local-to-local (L2L) Dialogues are a method of participatory development which are developed locally by grassroots organisations to promote women's empowerment. L2L aims to establish ongoing dialogues between marginalised women and local decision-making authorities.
ALP Meetings use a Transparency, Accountability and Participation (TAP) framework to prioritise the implementation of projects and to reinforce the project management skills of participants.
A Citizens' Summit is a large, deliberative event on broad topic. Summits are typically organized to inform citizens on an issue and to gather feedback or proposals.
Civic or 'public' journalism treats writers and readers of news media as participants in the democratic process rather than passive reporters or observers. Civic journalism reports news in a way that encourages and facilitates public deliberation on political and social issues.
The National System of Social Participation is a Brazilian public policy designed to strengthen existing participation mechanisms and their interfaces, especially virtual, in a flexible way, not hierarchical and complementary.
Local-to-Local Dialogues are used by Grassroots Organisations Operating Together in Sisterhood (GROOTS Kenya), to empower and giving a voice to marginalized demographics such as women.
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Multi-criteria decision analysis is a rigorous decision-making method that can be used to analyse possible options for complex decisions. It enables decision-makers to evaluate options against an explicit set of criteria and avoids confusion by following a systematic, highly structured process. It has been used most extensively in democratic innovations...
An electoral district forum is an online non-partisan discussion board for the constituents of a single officeholder to interact with their political leaders and each other.
Aggora Ekklesia is an experimental approach aiming to support fundamental human needs within a process of political decision-making. It was trialled in a small village in the Czech Republic.
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