Achieving Public Goods

A relatively new entry into the field of democratic innovation, Citizens' Relations Management Platforms are online hubs connecting people to other channels of citizen-government communication and public services.
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.
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...
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...
Community Score Card is a method of participatory evaluation and oversight of government services developed by CARE.
Like LiquidFeedback, Adhocracy is an online tool modelled after the decentralized "Liquid Democracy" method of collaborative governance.
LiquidFeedback is an online proposition development and decision-making tool which seeks to operationalize the concept of 'liquid democracy'.

Method: Social Media

Note: the following entry is a stub. Please help us complete it. Definition According to the Oxford English Dictionary, social media encompasses "websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking." [1] In the context of public participation initiatives, social media is...
School councils are similar to Parent Teacher Associations in that they give recommendations to principals and school boards on a variety of issues. They differ in that councils also include students, non-teaching staff members and community representatives.
Community committees are representative bodies established as intermediaries between an area’s residents and a higher level of government.
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