PARTICIPATION, TRANSPARENCY, SELF-DETERMINATION
THE 10 FINALISTS
We honour political work that increases participation of citizens – in opinion forming and in decision making.
Monthly workshops enable citizens to voice complaints, democratically engage, and ask questions about action items taken in the National Assembly.
A new permanent procedure engages randomly selected citizens in policy-making alongside parliamentarians, to democratise reforms and increase public support for decisions.
The Laboratory experiments with modern ideas of collaboration and finds fresh impulses for the Swiss political system, which is based on voluntary participation.
A digital tool monitors the funds allocated from the national budget for local repairs, across all of Ukraine.
Once a year, participative democracy takes place through discussing locally relevant issues with the officials over a cup of coffee or on the go, with the results being published on the town’s website.
Neighbourhood ambassadors and randomly selected citizens work with politicians to build trust between people and politics, connecting participatory and representative sides of democracy.
Residents can bring their ideas to the municipal agenda to vote on its implementation and use of budget, and thus influence political and administrative decisions in the locality.
This community-led initiative supports women into politics in rural areas of Ireland, strengthening local and national democracy by increasing the diversity of political participation.
The City of Molières manages its municipal activities in a participatory manner structurally involving all residents in local decision-making.
A system developed in Switzerland creates trustworthy government communication channels and digital identities for citizens.