New ways of lawmaking in France allow citizens to take part in the digital drafting of a bill, which eventually gets adopted unanimously both by the National Assembly and the Senate.
Irish Constitutional Convention 2013
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.
A system in Brussels engages citizens, allowing residents from different language groups to discuss their ideas and perceptions of the city, and to bring them into the political decision-making process.
Videotranslator – Sign-Language Translation in Your Hand
A law protecting the hearing-impaired leads to a new system in place, granting equal access to public services and the availability of video sign-language interpreting.
The traditionally controversial measure of same-sex marriage is first introduced by referendum, which leads to its legalisation in Ireland.
Parliament & Citizens
Using the power of collective intelligence, this association seeks input from ordinary citizens to collaborate with MPs on drafting bills.
Legislation and Policy to Protect Victims and Tackle Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence
Groundbreaking Irish legislation grants protections for women against gender-based domestic violence.
Protection for Freelance Workers
Pioneering legislation on workers rights gives freelancers the chance to better negotiate their fees and to be collectively represented by trade unions.
The Citizens’ Constitution of Molières: Participative Democracy in Action!
The City of Molières manages its municipal activities in a participatory manner structurally involving all residents in local decision-making.
Residents’ Initiatives in Kretinga District
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.