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

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The PB process in Alagoinhas was initiated in 2001 and appears to be ongoing in 2015.
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The goals of the project in Haninge Municipality have been to make Eskil Park a "living meeting place" and to test new methods such as participatory budgeting and e-dialogue. The project was led by a Swedish national who had previously been involved in similar projects in the UK. Besides the...
In Latin America,since 1996 Pasto municipiality of Colombia introduced a new system of participatory budgeting called `Cabildo Abierto ``or Open house, whose aims are to discuss issues and find an effective solution working together as a community. This project was successful, becoming the first democratic innovation in Colombia creating an...
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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Probleme und Beweggründe 2005 wurden erstmals eine Internetplattform, welches Online - Petitionsverfahren in Deutschland möglich macht, durch den Deutschen Bundestag eingerichtet. Seit dem besteht die Möglichkeit als deutscher Bundesbürger sogenannte „ Öffentliche Petitionen“ auch elektronisch einzureichen. Öffentliche Petitionen werden vom Deutschen Bundestag wie folgt definiert: „ Bitten oder Beschwerden von...
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The participatory budgeting process in Cruz Alta, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, represents a more developed, medium sized, second generation Brazilian PB. The process was introduced by the Workers' Party in 2005 and is still ongoing. This entry focuses on the period 2006-2012 and highlights...
1996 erfüllte mit der Einführung der Volkskampagne für dezentralisiertes Planen sofort eines ihrer wichtigsten Wahlkampfversprechen. Sowohl in ihrem Umfang als auch in ihrer Gestaltung stellt die Kampagne die ehrgeizigste und konzentrierteste staatlich angeleitete Anstrengung zum Aufbau lokaler Institutionen partizipatorisch-demokratischer Regierungsführung dar, die jemals auf dem Subkontinent angegangen worden ist.
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Communal councils were institutionalized by the Venezuelan government as part of an effort to decentralize decision-making to the local- and community-level. The Councils' are reflective of a wider program of increased popular participation and citizen consultation.
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La Plata's Multi-Channel PB uses an innovative combination of offline and mobile channels to promote the engagement of citizens in the direct allocation of the investment budget of the city. The municipality’s unique participatory design, combining face-to-face deliberation with remote voting (e.g. mobile voting), has produced outstanding results, with over...
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Note: for a more detailed version of this case study please see http://participedia.net/en/cases/participatory-budgeting-salford-uk Problems and Purpose In 2006, Salford City Council made a decision to devolve decision making for the allocation of £100,000 of highways funding (Block 3 Transport capital – ‘Other Minor Works’) to each of the eight community...
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