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1. Tunisia, the First Arab Country to Implement PB
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... freedom of the press, and political pluralism, including competitive elections. The intense fear that characterized the 1987-2011 period was suddenly replaced by a general enthusiasm to rebuild government ...
2. DDC Executive Committee
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
Archon Fung, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University Bjorn Bedsted, Danish Technology Board (Denmark) Bob Carlitz, Information Renaissance Carolyn Lukensmeyer, National Institute for Civil ...
3. Public Participation for 21st Century Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... explores the use of participation in various arenas, including education, health, land use, and state and federal government. It offers a practical framework for thinking about how to engage citizens effectively, ...
4. Frontiers of Democracy 2015
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... and improve citizens’ engagement with government, with community, and with each other. Every year, Frontiers of Democracy convenes some of these practitioners and scholars for organized discussions and ...
5. Deliberative Publicity
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... Issues Forums, consensus conferences, etc.), diverse organizers (academics, governments, and NGOs), multiple decision rules (voting, polling, consensus), and different levels influence and governance (national, ...
6. What Does Public Innovation Mean?
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... Way, Chamber of Commerce, Kellogg Community College, Project 20/20, BC Pulse and the city government. These entities are focused on addressing issues concerning vulnerable children in a way that altogether ...
7. Making Public Participation Legal -- Brookings recap
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... of the ordinance is,  “that it treats participation as a government responsibility.” He added that participation needs to be a community value and that they are hoping the ordinance results in a conversation ...
8. Making Public Participation Legal
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... and capacities of citizens today, they pre-date the Internet, and they do not reflect the lessons learned in the last two decades about how citizens and governments can work together. Increasingly, public ...
9. Designing local civic infrastructure
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... that make engagement more enjoyable and fun Planning for Stronger Local Democracy is not just a tool for local governments or school systems; in fact, one of the assumptions of the guide is that long-term ...
10. 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 ...
11. Using Online Tools for Engagement
(Headlines/U.S. News)
... for the Business of Government, delves into these questions, describes a range of scenarios and tactics, and gives real-world examples of online engagement. It highlights over 40 different technologies ...
12. Criteria added today
(Workshops/Sydney-2011)
... or try to come to consensus: - Does the project have the capacity to establish and promote the potential of deliberative democracy? - Are there partners (NGO, government, university) involved in the ...
13. 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 ...
Identify examples of when deliberative activities/processes in both the public and business sectors that have led to the intent or practice being embedded or institutionalised (the way we do business ...
15. Next Steps for Rebuilding Democracy
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... as only another political trick. Obama seems to be modeling his presidency on FDR’s government “for the people”, not on the strengthening of a democracy “by the people”.  As a result, his practice has ...
The Obama Administration will soon release the Open Government Directive (OGD), the president’s plan for making the federal government more responsive, participatory, and effective. The directive will ...
17. Funding Local Democracy
(Resources/Member Contributions)
...  “Perhaps the most significant—and overlooked—recent development in the health of local democracy is the shift in citizen expectations, capacities and attitudes toward government,” argues Matt Leighninger, ...
18. No Taxation Without Deliberation
(The Democracy Movement Blog/General)
... I have some sympathy, for what deliberation has taken place within government is not always readily visible to the general public, and there certainly has not been much public bi-partisan deliberation ...
19. Organizational Members
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
...  Small-group action efforts Effects on indicators like school test scores, crime rates Changes made by organizations Changes in government budgets Changes in public policy at the local, state, ...
20. Deliberative Democracy Fact Sheet
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... practice at all levels of government, in North America and around the world. Founded in 2002 by leading organizations in the field of deliberative democracy. Initial funding ...
21. The Deliberative Democracy Consortium
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy Consortium)
... build knowledge, strengthen networks, and forge collaborations among researchers, practitioners, funders, and public officials at all levels of government, in order to improve democratic practice and democratic ...
22. Diers on neighborhood problem-solving
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... their block. Government and other agencies can help to build community capacity by operating in ways that are neighbourhood-focused, strength-based, and community driven.” The Community’s Role in Addressing ...
23. Promise and Challenge of Neighborhood Democracy
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
The DDC, Grassroots Grantmakers, and NeighborWorks America are pleased to announce the release of "The Promise and Challenge of Neighborhood Democracy: Lessons from the Intersection of Government and Community." ...
24. 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 ...
25. Taking Democracy to Scale: Trip Report
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... to the national scale. Assembled at the conference was a diverse group of theoreticians, foundations, government officials, and practitioners to offer insight into how this might be achieved. AmericaSpeaks ...
... typically the government or some other institution. Hence, whatever role the public had in the issue, it was largely indirect. Type Three books, such as Alcohol: Controlling the Toxic Spill, have ...
... terms of their advisory capacity to policy development, rather than as a means to replace existing decision-making processes or representative forms of government. The tensions between ...
by Andrew Selee, Woodrow Wilson Center Throughout Latin America, municipal governments have been experimenting with participatory approaches to democratic governance that have significant deliberative ...
29. Expecting More from Your eGovernment
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Online Deliberation)
The Politico ran a nice piece yesterday by Andrew Rasiej and Micah Sifry from Tech President about e-government in the US and the lack of platforms for the public to influence the policy making ...
30. Projects
(Initiatives/Projects - General)
... which currently includes 783 selected entries.) Developing the right language, or frame, that describes how citizens and governments are reshaping democracy -- and articulating that shared vision ...
31. Deliberative Democracy FAQ
(About Us/Deliberative Democracy General)
... of leaders are realizing that the traditionally distant relationship between citizens and government is inadequate for solving public problems. They are recognizing that the usual formats ...
32. DDC Resources
(Resources/Member Contributions)
... to change perceptions of government and build support for its essential tasks, engaging national and state leaders and beginning a new public conversation (December ...
33. We Have A Different Dream Today
(The Democracy Movement Blog/Knowledge Building)
... meetings; in this way, race has helped propel a new wave of democratic experiments, transforming the citizen-government relationship on many different issues. In most cases, these projects have been ...
... got on, and provided this summary: "Some complained, “Old Hu, lots of government money has been wasted by officials on feasts. Why don’t you stop it?” ” Why haven’t our salaries been increased while the ...
35. Links to Government
(Category)
The Democracy Movement blog items related to the activities of the Links to Government task group of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium. ...
36. FedNet
(Category)
The Link to Government group (LTG) was formed to identify opportunities and develop strategies to promote and support citizen deliberation in government decision-making. At present LTG is ...
... scholars and practitioners in the field, that regularly raises topics of interest in the field for discussion. The FedNet wiki, maintained by the Link to Government Workgroup, provides a private network ...
38. Initiatives
(Section)
... entries.) Developing the right language, or frame, that describes how citizens and governments are reshaping democracy -- and articulating that shared vision in a more powerful way. In order to ...
39. Resources
(Section)
...  Throughout Latin America, municipal governments have been experimenting with participatory approaches to democratic governance that have significant deliberative ...