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...
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...
After the passing of the Localism Act by the UK Parliament in 2011, power over planning and development was largely devolved to community and local governments. The Civil Parish of Wing quickly embraced the Localism Act's provisions, embarking on a series of public consultations to plan their neighbourhood's future development.
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.
Toutes les décisions en Marinaleda sont prises lors d'assemblées générales où tous les citoyens de la ville sont invités, l'économie est basée sur un budget participatif et une coopérative, les logements sont autoconstruits. Le maire, Juan Manuel Sanchez Gordillo, qui a été élu en 1979 et réélu huit fois depuis,...
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.
Like LiquidFeedback, Adhocracy is an online tool modelled after the decentralized "Liquid Democracy" method of collaborative governance.
LiquidFeedback is an online proposition development and decision-making tool which seeks to operationalize the concept of 'liquid democracy'.
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...
Community committees are representative bodies established as intermediaries between an area’s residents and a higher level of government.
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