Make public decisions (i.e. exert direct authority)

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Problems and Purpose This case study is that of the community engagement project set up to facilitate the redevelopment and rejuvenation of Heyford Reserve, a park area and reserve built by the community in the 1960s in the City of Salisbury in Adelaide, Australia. The council went directly to local...
GetVokl is a tool aiming to hold organized and organic conversations at mass. A host manages the conversation with up to three other guests on stage (on live video feed). The host has the ability to cycle through the guests they bring on stage. All the guests and the host...
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Problems and Purpose The consequences of the Prime Minister’s; Ferenc Gyurcsány’s famous “lie-speech” in which he admitted severe financial problems and fake election campaign promises were felt through 2006-2007. (Ilonszki and Kurtán, 2008). The high political tensions resulted in demonstrations on the street. According to Ilonszki and Kurtán (2008 p...
The referred case study analyzes the National Conference of Public Security – CONSEG, a wide and participatory forum that innovated in the debate on public policies for public security, breaking paradigms discussing new solutions along with an organized civil society and a set of professional working with public security. Among...
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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...
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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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...

Method: Helios

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Note: the following entry is a stub. You can help Participedia by adding to it. Definition Helios is an online platform for End to End Auditable Voting , where voters can verify that their vote has been both recorded and tallied accurately, without a third party ever being able to...
Nella Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano, dagli anni novanta, un gruppo di cittadini, organizzato in un'associazione chiamata "Iniziativa per più democrazia", si prefigge lo sviluppo della democrazia in Alto Adige e l'avvicinamento dei cittadini al tema della partecipazione democratica. L'idea della democrazia si basa sulla convinzione che l'essere umano possieda la...
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