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The World-Wide Views’ Global Consultation on the subject of biodiversity took place in 2012 for the Conference of Parties (COP) in India on global biodiversity, it involved over 3000 participants over 34 citizen consultations in 25 countries on the same day. The project was ran by the World-Wide Views Alliance,...
Definition The Citizens' Initative Review is a participatory democratic innovation that has been adopted and adapted by several governing bodies such as, most famously, the State of Oregon and, more recently, in the states of Colorado and Massachusetts. Generally speaking, a Citizens' Initiative Review involves the evaluation of one or...
A Citizens' Summit is a large, deliberative event on broad topic. Summits are typically organized to inform citizens on an issue and to gather feedback or proposals.
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.
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.
The ‘Makoko Sustainable Regeneration Plan’ intends to tackle infrastructure gaps such as sanitation, healthcare, housing, energy and education, and community empowerment, through an innovative model of citizen participation referred to as Neighbourhood Management. As a governance model borrowed from the United Kingdom (UK), Neighbourhood management has the goal of delivering...
Dibattito pubblico (ispirato al modello toscano e al Débat public francese) su un progetto di ristrutturazione del centro storico della città di Termoli. L’iter amministrativo è stato avviato il 25 luglio 2016 e si è concluso nel dicembre 2016. Tuttavia i comitati contrari all’opera, sulla quale avevano richiesto un referendum,...
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This project is part of a joint project called "Energy Transition Ruhr" (Energiewende Ruhr). Every project focussed on a different subtopic of energy transition in the Ruhr Region/Ruhr Area. Joint project homepage: https://www.energiewende-ruhr.de/ The described project focused on social and cultural circumstances and dimensions on how to implement the energy...
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This case documents how ordinary people in northern Uganda are choosing to participate in informal settings on a daily basis. Here, away from the gaze of those in power, people are able to speak their minds with their friends and family, exploring the legitimacy, potential, and power of their concerns.
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