Raise public awareness

A project of Public participation in Water Governance in Greece, on Managing the Anthemountas River Basin, under the WFD provisions and the funding of EU LIFE programme.
The Tennessee Department of Transport utilise technologically innovative democratic innovations to enable broad public involvement in policy-making regarding statewide expenditure on transport.
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Participatory Budgeting in Merced County, California. History In June of 2017, it was decided that Merced County, California, would have $200,000 directed towards community projects chosen by the inhabitants of Merced County, as a form of participatory budgeting. The main actors in this process coming about were District supervisors Rodrigo...
Summary After emerging from a toxic civil war and 25 years of dictatorship, Uganda has seen increased economic and social stability over the last few decades. This nation is viewed by many as an example of how microfinance can shape and influence socio-economic issues in a developing country. Microentrepreneurs form...
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History Independent Advisory Groups (IAGs) have been developed nationally in the United Kingdom to better understand the role the police have upon diverse communities. The IAG project was pushed following the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report of 1999, published as ‘The Macpherson report’. Stephen Lawrence was the victim of a racially...
The World-Wide Views’ Global Consultation on the subject of biodiversity took place in 2012 for the Conference of Parties (COP) in India on global biodiversity, it involved over 3000 participants over 34 citizen consultations in 25 countries on the same day. The project was ran by the World-Wide Views Alliance,...
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On the 14th September 2014 the people of Scotland were asked to vote either yes or no to the question “Should Scotland be an independent country?” This occurred as an outcome to the SNP (Scottish National Party) electoral pledge to hold a referendum if they won the 2011 Scottish parliament...
Problems and Purpose Rural communities are at risk to be seriously affected by climate change. Recent extreme weather in Minnesota has caused unease in several communities about how to tackle climate change now, and in the future. Due to the lack of education, resources and community awareness, citizens need to...
The Southampton Youth Forum provides a platform for young people (aged 13-25) to influence the city’s legislative agenda through campaigns that seek to shape both the direction of policy and its implementation to ensure that it works as efficiently as possible for youth.
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Problems and Purpose Digital Democracy; a virtual composition of state legislative hearings. This programme was designed as part of a non-partisan approach to raise levels of governmental transparency. This democratic innovation aims to support policymakers and the media in documenting governmental decisions on the ratification of legislative bills. This project...
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