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The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD) is a space open to all cities in the world and all associations, organizations and research centers interested in learning about, exchanging impressions and applying experiences of participatory democracy on a local scale with the aim of deepening the roots of democracy in municipal government. [ + info ]

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Participatory Budgeting and the Philippines

A cursory survey of selected participatory Budgeting Experiences the ...

Furthering citizen engagement in local authority budgetary processes throught participatory budgeting in Ireland

A new report looks at how participatory budgeting (PB) is being used in Ireland and explores the learning from across the ...

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Label "villes et villages citoyens"

Who's presenting the candidacy?  The city of Hazebrouck (22,000 inhabitants in the department of Nord - France), ...

Participatory Budgeting for Disabled Persons Employment Promotion in the Sanxia District in New Taipei City

The Sanxia experience is the first in its kind among the world's 1,500 participatory democracy projects by placing focus ...


At present IOPD membership is made up of cities of 98 countries around the world.

IOPD receives two kinds of members. Local or regional governments that join IOPD are registered as associate members. On the other side universities, research centres and associations are welcomed as collaborating members.


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