Appointment

The Public Debate originated in France but has since become a common method of public engagement and multi-stakeholder consultation required by some governments on large public works proposals.
Neighbourhood management has been used primarily in low-income neighbourhoods as a way to reform service delivery, improve living conditions and build community capacity. The process is fundamentally participatory in that it involves community members directly in the planning, implementation, and maintenance of services and infrastructure.
The participatory budget in Paris is the largest ever implemented in the world. This case is interesting for its scale and scope but also for its reliance on digital technology. Of additional interest is how such a large scale PB fits into the sociopolitical context of France, a country that...
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Malawi's 1996 programme of decentralization faced many challenges, including a lack of state legitimacy and serious financial constraints. As a result, in 2005 the government shifted towards a reliance on structures that incorporate traditional leadership which could potentially provide the participatory outcomes that decentralization had intended to produce.
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The county initiated budget consultation processes that considered the public views and approved projects from the long lists provided during the 30 budget consultations held at the Ward level. While an important first step, the Makueni budget consultations in the 2014/15 budget cycle were characterized by weaknesses. To address the...
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The World Bank in collaboration with the West Pokot County government are seeking to empower marginalized communities to realize their development needs and priorities through Participatory Budgeting. West Pokot is amongst the top ten marginalized counties in Kenya with a poverty rate of 68.7%.
Community committees are representative bodies established as intermediaries between an area’s residents and a higher level of government.
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促进临海市委推动基层协商议事制度建设的直接动因在于,基层干部经常遇见这样的困惑和感慨:“为什么我们的一些决策是为了老百姓好,但是他们却并不理解?”让本来为了老百姓好的政府单位,往往被民众一再误解,造成项目难推进,工作难进展。经过分析,他们认为决策不透明、宣传不到位、协商不民主、执行不规范是四大因素,并且认为协商民主是削除民众误解、推进政府政策的好机制。在此背景下,临海市委积极探索建立党组织主导的基层协商机制,把协商民主引入基层的社会治理之中。
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2014年9月,中国海宁组建百人信访评议团,引入群众“陪审团”模式,建立多层次“百人评议员库”,以中立性、多元化、社会化为指导原则挑选信访评议团,对特殊疑难信访事项进行公开评议,助推矛盾纠纷的化解。
Two new placements of continuity for refugees are placed in Constance under the protest of the residents. Based on expert interviews and a content analysis this paper argues that the so named consultation procedure by the municipal administration of Constance on new placements of continuity for refugees in effect cannot...
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