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1. Tunisia, the First Arab Country to Implement PB
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... This NGO is new. It started in 2012, after the revolution. Its main mission is to promote local development, increase capacity building efforts, and contribute to improve the relationships between citizens ...
2. Deliberative Publicity
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... for deliberation, the vast majority of citizens will not attend any given forum. Those who do not attend cannot directly experience the benefits of deliberation, and they may not fully understand what ...
3. Making Public Participation Legal -- Brookings recap
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... meetings to consist largely of citizens getting three minutes at a microphone and having no interaction among people in the room. In addition, these public meetings include no discussion outside the scope ...
4. The Oregon Citizens' Initiative Review
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
In March 2012, Elliot Shuford of the Oregon Citizens' Initiative Review participated in a colloquium on deliberative democracy organized by the Participatory Governance Initiative of Arizona State University. ...
5. G1000: Deliberative democracy in Belgium
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
by Peter Vermeersch For more than 500 days Belgium has been without a government. Responding to this political crisis, an independent group of Belgian citizens - from various walks of life and different ...
6. More collaborative laboratories
(Workshops/Frontiers of Democracy: Online Democracy)
We need more collaborative laboratories in which people from different sectors (technology/IF, civic organizations, community organizers, public officials, citizens, community members, academics…) work ...
7. Visual report on the workshop
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
The graphic recording of the Researcher and Practitioner meeting was done by Rebecca Lazenby of Paragrafix, with support from the Centre for Citizenship and Public Policy at the University of Western ...
To what extent can existing arenas of policy debate become more effective through deliberative and inclusive interventions? This project will examine how debates and decision making occurs in diverse ...
9. Combining stakeholder and citizen processes for impact
(Workshops/Sydney 2011 Research Proposals)
Governments convening programs of ‘citizen engagement’ often have separate streams for “citizens” and “organized stakeholders”. Many deliberative democrats focus exercises on individual citizens, sometimes ...
10. Curiosities about DD
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
... terminology/framings - transformation of disciplines - impacts on citizens  ...
11. Next Steps for Rebuilding Democracy
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... citizens mobilized to address the challenges of the recession?  Wouldn’t it be great if some local towns, cities, and neighborhoods took the lead in this, demonstrating the capacity of citizens to take ...
12. Funding Local Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... are making civic engagement a part of their funding priorities, they are also being presented with a whole new set of approaches and tools for engaging citizens at the local level,” says Chris Gates, the ...
13. Democracy Helpline
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
The growth of democratic governance has been a grassroots phenomenon, but most of these efforts to mobilize citizens have been initiated by traditional kinds of leaders. The promise of the Democracy Helpline, ...
14. Deliberative Democracy Fact Sheet
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... leaders find the examples and resources they need to engage citizens. Integrate research and practice in the field. Integrate online and face-to-face approaches Articulate how democracy is changing. ...
15. The Deliberative Democracy Consortium
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... rapidly, and many of these practices and structures provide meaningful ways for citizens to learn, deliberate, act, and affect policy decisions.  However, this remains a large, diffuse, often disconnected ...
16. Diers on neighborhood problem-solving
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
Jim Diers, who used to direct the neighborhood governance work for the City of Seattle, has a terrific new paper out about the challenges and opportunities of involving citizens in neighborhood problem-solving. ...
17. America Wants National Discussions
(The Democracy Movement Blog/AmericaSpeaks)
The National Conference on Citizenship just put out its third Civic Health Index. Lots of really interesting stuff, including:87% of the American public support giving every young person the opportunity ...
18. Public Involvement Usually Leads to Better Environmental Decision-making
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... from citizens’ groups over the last three decades, federal agencies have taken steps to include the public in a wide range of environmental decisions, such as how best to clean up Superfund sites or manage ...
19. Conference on Online Deliberation
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... policy-makers, entrepreneurs, journalists and citizens are rising to these challenges in many ways, including, devising new communication technologies that build on the opportunities afforded by the Internet ...
20. The Deliberative Democracy Handbook
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... part of many public decisions. Deliberative democracy is the nationwide movement to make citizen participation meaningful and effective. Most citizen participation events fail to truly engage citizens ...
21. The Next Form of Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
In the 20th century, public life revolved around government; in the 21st century, it will center on citizens Beneath the national radar, the relationship between citizens and government is undergoing ...
22. Taking Democracy to Scale: Trip Report
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... is a non-profit organization that is designed to make the best use of innovative mechanisms that will allow citizens to reconnect to their representative institutions and have an impact on how policy is ...
23. Thrilling Show of People Power
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... There were people who were gallantly raising children below Canal St. and others who had lost husbands or wives or children when the terrorists struck on Sept. 11. Most of all, there were plain citizens, ...
... citizens are willing to make and which approach best matches what the citizens holds to be valuable. These book have a wide variety of implied actors that include both the public and institutions.  ...
by Carolyn Hendriks, Social and Political Theory Program, Research School of Social Sciences, The Australian National University Introduction Citizens are being called to play a greater ...
... this sort of approach is the right thing to do. These approaches share several characteristics in common. First, they engage citizens in ongoing participation in the political process ...
27. Boston Civic Summit
(The Democracy Movement Blog/AmericaSpeaks)
... and average citizens in order to address the concern of declining civic engagement. It was convened by a diverse group of civic leaders and led by the President of the City Council and Executive Director ...
28. Expecting More from Your eGovernment
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Online Deliberation)
... to government are blossoming all over the world. In Estonia, for example, an official website called “Today I Decide,” launched by the government press office, allows citizens to comment on draft laws ...
29. Projects
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... decisions about how to engage citizens. For example, we are developing the Democracy Helpline, an unprecedented international resource that will be available by phone or on the Internet. Using a set ...
30. Deliberative Democracy FAQ
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy General)
What is "deliberation"? Deliberation is an approach to decision-making in which citizens consider relevant facts from multiple points of view, converse with one another ...
31. DDC Resources
(Resources/Member Contributions)
...  Deliberative Citizens' Forums and Interest Groups: Roles, Tensions and Incentives by Carolyn Hendriks, Social and Political Theory Program Research ...
32. We Have A Different Dream Today
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... fifteen years have witnessed an explosion of local projects and programs in which ordinary citizens get together to talk about, and do something about, race and racism. These efforts have brought about ...
33. Sydney-2011
(Category)
... rm 024), The University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus When: 3 – 5 February 2011 Sponsors: + newdemocracy Foundation + University of Western Sydney Host: Centre for Citizenship and Public Policy ...
Conference Track 3 What role is there for innovative theory in civic practice? For example: how might Elinor Ostrom's Nobel-prize-winning research on "common pool resources" help citizens, public officials, ...
35. Initiatives
(Section)
... about how to engage citizens. For example, we are developing the Democracy Helpline, an unprecedented international resource that will be available by phone or on the Internet. Using a set of diagnostic ...
36. Resources
(Section)
...  Deliberative Citizens' Forums and Interest Groups: Roles, Tensions and Incentives by Carolyn Hendriks, Social and Political Theory Program  ...