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Unlike 'institutionalized' forms of participation, informal methods of engagement are acted out on a day-to-day basis as part of routine human interaction. Although informal participation takes place outside of political institutions, the kinds of interaction may be the same including dialogue, deliberation, collaborative decision-making, etc.
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...
Die Stadt Tengen entwickelte mithilfe von Großgruppenkonferenzen, Gruppenarbeiten und Workshops gemeinsam mit ihren Bürger*innen ein Leitbild, das als Grundlage für zukünftige Entscheidungen dient. Für den Prozess wurde eine Spurgruppe mit neun Personen aus je einem Teilort gebildet sowie eine Haushaltsbefragung mit sehr hoher Rücklaufquote durchgeführt. In insgesamt drei Veranstaltungen wurde...
Participatory urban planning directly engages neighbourhood residents in the process of land use planning. Residents provide local knowledge and information to compliment the technical know-how of experts and officials. Solutions are collectively developed to meet the needs of the community.
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.
Community- or citizen-based monitoring is a generic term for citizen oversight of public services. Also known as participatory monitoring, CBM is ideally led by the local population and involves both oversight and reporting of service quality, efficiency, and efficacy.
Dall’idea di un giovane studente di architettura (Mariano Marmo) nasce un progetto di coinvolgimento dei giovani alla realizzazione di opere artistiche con una tecnica originale (anamorfosi) per la riappropriazione simbolica di luoghi degradati e la comunicazione di messaggi pubblici di riscatto sociale.
“Jato Spazio Idee. Centro di coordinamento e di progettazione come spazio della democrazia e della legalità” è un progetto cofinanziato con risorse del Piano di Azione e Coesione (PAC), nell’ambito dell’Avviso pubblico “Giovani del no-profit per lo sviluppo del Mezzogiorno - Giovani per il sociale”, promosso dal Dipartimento della Gioventù...
Hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the city of New Orleans in the State of Louisiana, in the United States, needed a formal citizen participation structure. 80% of the city had to be rebuilt, thus requesting a lot of decisions that would impact the life of communities. Citizen engagement was...
Le Sistema Nacional de Consejos de Desarrollo (SISCODE) est le principal moyen de participation des populations maya, xinca et garífuna et non indigènes à la gestion publique pour mener à bien le processus de planification du développement démocratique.
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