Negotiate & Bargain

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...
Community Score Card is a method of participatory evaluation and oversight of government services developed by CARE.
Portugal is one of the first European countries to introduce Participatory Budgeting (PB). The Lisboa City Council (here in after, CML) – adopted the “Charter of Principles” on July 9th, 2008. From 2008 to 2016 – 5,570 proposals were submitted, 1829 of them were selected and finally 31, 205,688.00 Euro...
Participatory Forest Management (PFM) is a community-based approach to forest conservation and management. Melanie McDermott and Kate Schreckenberg, who write about equity in community forestry and the experiences faced in both North and South countries, describe community forestry as an ‘‘exercise by local people over decisions regarding management of forests,...
An educational model that gives students equal say in determining curriculum and activities.
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This case study will demonstrate how the World Bank in collaboration with the government are seeking to empower marginalized communities in West Pokot County to realize their development needs and priorities through Participatory Budgeting (PB). West Pokot is amongst the top ten marginalized counties in Kenya with a poverty rate...
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The Guangming Village local government set up a platform for public deliberation on the role of married-out women. Although the deliberative forum is held under an authoritarian system, this case demonstrates how the government’s public policy making can be the result of the contestation of many interest groups.
Il Consiglio Comunale di Pistoia, con deliberazione n° 100 del 22/9/2014, dopo approfondita discussione sui fatti accaduti durante la Giostra dell’Orso del 2014, ha raccomandato che la città fosse chiamata ad esprimersi tramite Referendum Consultivo in merito alla eventuale edizione 2016 della manifestazione.
Il 12 giugno 2016 si è tenuta la consultazione popolare sul disegno di legge della Provincia Autonoma dell’Alto Adige/Sud Tirolo “Norme sull’aeroporto di Bolzano”. Ha partecipato il 46,7% degli aventi diritto al voto. Il 70,6% degli aventi diritto è contro il disegno di legge, mentre il 29,4 % è a...
A participatory budgeting programme held in 2006 in the three wards of Newcastle; Denton, Lemington and Woolsington, concerning environmental, security and other community-building issues, called ‘Cleaner, Greener, Safer’.
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