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L’Escuelita zapatista è un percorso di apprendimento, scambio e incontro a cui le comunità resistenti del Chiapas hanno invitato la società civile locale, nazionale e internazionale nel 2013. Un cammino di educazione dal basso in cui migliaia di persone provenienti da tutto il mondo hanno potuto condividere, insieme alle indigene...
Based on Arnold Mindell's Process Oriented Psychology, the Lewis Model of Deep Democracy is a five-step approach to working through conflict with individuals and groups.
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The Project EnerTransRuhr analyses and develops strategies for the German Energy Transition with a focus on increasing energy efficiency in buildings in the Ruhr Area cities like Bottrop, Dortmund and Oberhausen.

Method: Microfinance

Microfinance encompasses a broad category of financial products and services offered to poor or socially marginalized individuals. Unlike other products and services under the banner of 'alternative financial institutions', microfinance typically serves those living in poor countries or communities where access to "high-quality financial products and services, including not just...
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The project "Energy Transition North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) - Citizens shape the conversion of the energy system” belongs to the research cluster “Governance & Participation” and is part of the Virtual Institute (VI) “Transformation – Energy Transition NRW”. The project idea is based on a participation-oriented implementation of the energy transition...
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.
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A public consultation on the acceptable policy responses on mammography screening initiated by a McMaster University research team.
Note: the following entry is a stub. Please help us complete it. Definition Social innovation labs (otherwise known as design labs, change labs, civic experiments) offer a space for collaborative action on 'wicked' problems. According to Darcy Riddell, Director of Strategic Learning for the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, "Social Innovation...
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.
A relatively new entry into the field of democratic innovation, Citizens' Relations Management Platforms are online hubs connecting people to other channels of citizen-government communication and public services.
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