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Community- or citizen-based monitoring is a generic term for citizen oversight of public services. Also known as participatory monitoring, CBM is ideally led by the local population and involves both oversight and reporting of service quality, efficiency, and efficacy.
Dall’idea di un giovane studente di architettura (Mariano Marmo) nasce un progetto di coinvolgimento dei giovani alla realizzazione di opere artistiche con una tecnica originale (anamorfosi) per la riappropriazione simbolica di luoghi degradati e la comunicazione di messaggi pubblici di riscatto sociale.
“Jato Spazio Idee. Centro di coordinamento e di progettazione come spazio della democrazia e della legalità” è un progetto cofinanziato con risorse del Piano di Azione e Coesione (PAC), nell’ambito dell’Avviso pubblico “Giovani del no-profit per lo sviluppo del Mezzogiorno - Giovani per il sociale”, promosso dal Dipartimento della Gioventù...
The Citizens' Jury on Internet voting was convened November 23 to 25, 2012 in Edmonton, Canada. This event engaged 17 Edmonton citizens to deliberate on whether to introduce Internet voting as an alternative voting method in future municipal elections. The citizens' jury process was modeled by the Centre for Public...
Definition Requested by the city before the Katrina hurricane, the CPP is a participation program model created on the initiative of the Committee for a Better New Orleans, a non-profit organization, by citizens. It empowers communities, whose access to the process is extended thanks to specifics procedures and structures to...
Author: Nathalie Francès. Hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the city of New Orleans in the State of Louisiana, in the United States, needed a formal citizen participation structure. 80% of the city had to be rebuilt, thus requesting a lot of decisions that would impact the life of communities...
Definition L'urbanisme participatif intègre les citoyens vivant dans le quartier au quotidien dans la réflexion sur l'aménagement du territoire. Ces derniers apportent des informations et connaissances complémentaires à celles des experts. Les réponses sont trouvées collectivement pour répondre aux besoins de la communauté. Problems and Purpose L'urbanisme participatif permet de...
Problems and Purpose La place Shamrock est située entre le marché Jean-Talon et le boulevard Saint-Laurent, deux lieux très dynamiques de Montréal, mais pourtant isolés l'un de l'autre. L'aménagement de la place Shamrock doit permettre de les relier tout en prenant en compte les besoins des riverains, commerçants et autres...
Problems and Purpose Le Jardin pour Tous est un jardin développé sur le principe de la permaculture, sans barrière, où chacun peut se servir et s'impliquer à sa façon. L'objectif est d'obtenir une production locale et expérimentale de nourriture, tout en respectant les cycles naturels et en économisant les énergies,...
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