deliberative democracy

The Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit took place over two weekends in September 2017, it brought people together who were broadly representative of the electorate of the United Kingdom. The Assembly allowed members to engage in detailed, reflective and informed discussions about what the UK’s post-Brexit relations with the European Union...
After a century of land disputes, the people of Jemna reclaimed their land during the “Jasmine Revoluton” of 2010-2011. Rather than acquiescing to the demands of locals to have full autonomy over their land, however, the Tunisian state has employed several tactics to maintain a measure of control over the...
Australian democratic innovations typically rely on premises that are fundamentally opposed by populism: random selection and expert knowledge. This populist challenge cannot be ignored, and theorists and practitioners must meet it together.
newDemocracy Foundation (nDF) is a non-profit, non-partisan research and political action organisation based in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 2004 by Luca Belgiorno-Nettis, nDF aims to identify improvements to the democratic process. It conducts practical real world trials to show communities that democracy is an area where we can innovate. Random...
PARTICITIZ is a network of university professors and political scientists, deliberative and participatory specialists, digital entrepreneurs and representatives of the culture and business sectors. PARTICITIZ designs, develops and puts into place participatory and deliberative process which can be "face to face" and "online". These innovative participatory and deliberative designs offer...
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This is a unique case of deliberative polling in the MT Elgon Region in Uganda, where members of the public asked to give their say on regional issues regarding ‘Resettlement Management, Land Management and Population Pressure’. This initiative is not only the first of its kind in Africa but also...
An electoral district forum is an online non-partisan discussion board for the constituents of a single officeholder to interact with their political leaders and each other.
Aggora Ekklesia is an experimental approach aiming to support fundamental human needs within a process of political decision-making. It was trialled in a small village in the Czech Republic.

Organization: PositionDial

Mission and Purpose PositionDial aims to solve two connected problems that fundamentally affect how we organise as a society: trust and navigation. Low trust in business, media, government and other institutions - driven by a lack of perceived accountability, ownership, agency and belief we can make an impact Navigation /...
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With special emphasis on citizens who will be affected by biobanks (while the project was technically inclusive), faculty at the University of British Columbia led by Michael Burgess started a deliberate democracy process on biobanks in Tasmania.
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