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The Assembly met across two weekends to deliberate how Ireland should respond to the challenges and opportunities association with an ageing population. The Assembly agreed on 21 recommendations focusing on the state's duty to provide assistance in the form of long term care, independent living, income and pension provision, and...
Nel 2012, numerose associazioni operanti in Friuli Venezia Giulia hanno deciso di costituire il Forum per i Beni comuni e l’Economia solidale del Friuli Venezia Giulia e di aderire ad una Carta comune. Il fine è mettere in atto un insieme coordinato di buone pratiche per favorire la partecipazione dei...
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...
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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...
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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,...
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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.
Adhocracy is an open source software 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'.
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