Residents are involved in the creation of the city’s development strategy, enabling the realisation of a shared vision for the future.
The Urban Lab Rzeszów involves local residents in the development of their city, improving the appearance of the city as well as the quality of life for all residents.
The Well-Being of Future Generations Act provides a legal link between the UNs’ Sustainable Development Goals and Wales’s future pathway by creating a set of seven country-level Well-Being Goals.
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.
Research on the use of urban space in the Old Town of Szczecin led to limitations on car traffic and increased accessibility for pedestrians.
Citizen participation in public policy is encouraged through the laboratory’s activities, which aim to bring institutions and citizens closer together through open deliberation and transparent decision-making.
This free open-source platform allows institutions all over the world to initiate participation processes, leading to the democratisation of development.
A system of participatory budgeting is questioned and redefined in order to encourage maximum participation with a low-threshold voting event.
Electoral District Citizen Assemblies (EDCAs) renew the relationship between residents and their local MPs, with a focus on engaging with those people who are disillusioned and frustrated with the[…]
A representative group of citizens discuss three challenging topics and make recommendations which will inform the city’s plans for the future.
A beautiful municipality with a decaying economy and population sees a revival of community life by involving citizens in all aspects of re-designing the city.
The digital democracy platform helps young people in Switzerland to engage in the political debate in a meaningful way.
A local government in Belgium gives young people a voice to ensure their inclusion within policy structures, through a combination of digital participation and location-oriented work.
Brunnenpassage operates as a space for professional artists and amateurs to co-create art, thus fostering social cohesion in a highly diverse neighbourhood.
As an alternative to paying directly to the Municipality, taxpayers can voluntarily settle unpaid fees by working for the community.
A movement and political party is established to revive democracy and foster a new political culture of outside-the-box thinking, in order to overcome ideological constraints.
An open data website fosters trust between the city and its inhabitants, making its expenses and other assets transparent.
A budget simulator enables citizens to better understand budgetary constraints in Liverpool after the city shifts from industrialisation to digitalisation.
Citizens vote for projects proposed by other citizens, making the city more collaborative, with a total of 100 million EUR allocated to this initiative each year.