PARTICIPATION, TRANSPARENCY, SELF-DETERMINATION
THE 10 FINALISTS
We honour political work that increases participation of citizens – in opinion forming and in decision making.
The Laboratory experiments with modern ideas of collaboration and finds fresh impulses for the Swiss political system, which is based on voluntary participation.
A system developed in Switzerland creates trustworthy government communication channels and digital identities for citizens.
The City of Leipzig reinvigorates and strengthens democratic values under the motto “You. Us. Leipzig”, and with the promotion of 28 projects.
Residents are involved in the creation of the city’s development strategy, enabling the realisation of a shared vision for the future.
A major experiment on deliberative democracy leads to the approval of same-sex marriage through a Constitutional Convention, consisting of two-thirds randomly chosen citizens and one-third parliamentarians.
The City of Molières manages its municipal activities in a participatory manner structurally involving all residents in local decision-making.
The watchdog network increases the political engagement and knowledge of young people in Lithuania through debates and events.
A digital tool monitors the funds allocated from the national budget for local repairs, across all of Ukraine.
This is the opportunity to invite the Mayor into your living room to discuss citizens’ feedback and to better understand the City’s policies.
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.