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2016 World Forum for Democracy Report

20-03-2017

2016 World Forum for Democracy Final Report: Democracy and equality: does education matter ?

Women's Participation in Local Government: a tool for sustainable development of Bangladesh

13-03-2017

Participatory Planning Participatory Planning and Budgeting Budgeting at the Sub-national Level at the Sub-national Level at the Sub-national Level

09-03-2017

Report of OIDP and participatory budgeting (as two examples of participatory democracy practices in Brazil and Netherlands)

09-03-2017

Comparing Deliberative Systems: An Assessment of 12 Countries in Latin America

06-03-2017

The slacktivism crossroad: causal relationships between online and offline political participation

03-03-2017

Keywords: online participation, turnout, protest, strikes, slacktivism

Bringing democracy back in: When democracy matters for citizens

03-03-2017

The Winner Takes it All: The Effect of Direct Democracy on Democratic Satisfaction and Political Trust Revisited

03-03-2017

Paper prepared for the ‘Political Trust in Contemporary Representative Democracies’ 24-25 November 2016, Barcelona

Power to the People

02-03-2017

Balancing direct and deliberative democracy in participatory budgeting processes

The Illustrated Guide to Participatory City

13-02-2017

Participatory City is supported by Lankelly Chase Foundation. Lankelly Chase aims to bring about lasting change in the lives of people currently most disadvantaged in our society

Participation and the Poor: Social Accountability Institutions and Poverty Reduction in Brazil

16-01-2017

Child-participatory budgeting: A review of global practice

22-09-2016

Dr. Chelsea Marshall, Professor Laura Lundy and Dr. Karen Orr Centre for Children’s Rights at Queen's University Belfast 2016 Research funded by Plan International

Democratizing Tax Increment Financing Funds through Participatory Budgeting

07-09-2016

REPORT AUTHORS: • Cecile Carroll • Thea Crum • Carolina Gaete • Maria Hadden • Rachel Weber

The Voice of the People: Public Participation in the African Continent

05-09-2016

This article was accepted for inclusion in Indiana Journal of Constitutional Design by an authorized administrator of Digital Repository @ Maurer Law

Quo Vadis – Citizen Participation in Germany

25-07-2016

Macedonia Open Government National Action Plan 2016-2018

04-01-2017

Integrating Multiple Channels of Engagement: from Multichannel Marketing to Democratic Innovations

07-07-2016

Public Participation in Making Local Environmental Decisions

13-06-2016

From Citizen Participation to Participatory Governance in Australian Local Government

07-06-2016

OCPM - 2015 Annual Report

26-05-2016

ICT-Enabled Social Innovation to support the Implementation of the Social Investment Package

18-05-2016

Mapping and Analysis of ICT-enabled Social Innovation initiatives promoting social investment in integrated approaches to the provision of social services: IESI Knowledge Map 2015'

Too much science, not enough art

21-04-2016

Developing Participation through Projects?

15-04-2016

A case study from the Helsinki Metropolitan Area

Deliberating Budgets

14-04-2016

How Public Deliberation Can Move Us Beyond the Public Participation Rhetoric

Urban Governance and Creative participation in Public Space and Public Art

13-04-2016

Antoni Remesar. CR POLIS, Research Group Art, City, Society. Universitat de Barcelona. Xavier Salas. CR POLIS, Research Group Art, City, Society. Universitat de Barcelona. Tomeu Vidal. CR POLIS, Research Group Art, City, Society. Universitat de Barcelona.

Democracy Matters

13-04-2016

Lessons from the 2015 Citizens’ Assemblies on English Devolution

Democratic Innovations and Local Governance: An International Perspective

11-04-2016

(February 25, 2016). Local Government Reconsidered. Paper 4.

The Citizen Participation of Urban Movements in Spatial Planning: A Comparison between Vigo and Porto

08-04-2016

International Journal of Urban and Regional Research

Process or Outcome? How the Citizens’ Initiative to Ban Fur Farming affected Political Trust among Users of Avoin Ministeriö

06-04-2016

Public Participation in Decision-Making

04-04-2016

Report

Transparency and participation in public financial management

04-04-2016

Public Consultations and Participatory Budgeting in Local Policy-Making in Poland

30-03-2016

Civil Society Policy Monitoring and Advocacy Strategies

29-03-2016

Report from international workshop June 18-20, 2015, Washington, DC

Digital tools and Scotland’s Participatory Budgeting programme

17-02-2016

Participatory Budgeting in the Indische Buurt

08-02-2016

A Citizen’s Guide to Open Government

05-02-2016

ICTs Help Citizens Voice Concerns over Water – Or Do They?

27-01-2016

IDS Bulletin

When Does ICT-Enabled Citizen Voice Lead to Government Responsiveness?

27-01-2016

IDS Bulletin

Introduction: Opening Governance – Change, Continuity and Conceptual Ambiguity

27-01-2016

Participatory Democracy

18-01-2016

World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends

14-01-2016

Professionalization of the Public Participation Field

13-01-2016

Large-scale deliberation via small group interactions, and the importance of triads

07-01-2016

Participatory budgeting in Scotland: an overview of strategic design choices and principles for effective delivery

07-01-2016

Council Initiative on Public Engagement

23-12-2015

Community Engagement Toolkit

23-12-2015

Effective Engagement: building relationships with community and other stakeholders

23-12-2015

The long march to collaborative democracy and open source planning – public participation in English local governance

22-12-2015

Opportunity Structures for Citizens’ Participation in Italian Regions: A Case Study

14-12-2015

Public Engagement with Internet Voting in Edmonton: Design, Outcomes, and Challenges to Deliberative Models

14-12-2015

Participatory budgeting of the Municipality of Milan

14-12-2015

Thematic Budget Implementation Guidelines

10-12-2015

Participatory Urban Planning

07-12-2015

Final declaration of 15th IOPD Conference

15-12-2015

Public Participation Organizations and Open Policy: A Constitutional Moment for British Democracy?

23-11-2015

Research for Organizing Toolkit

20-11-2015

Facilitator’s Guide and Toolkit

What happens when communities organize?

20-11-2015

A Research and Evaluation Report on Participatory Budgeting in New York City

20-11-2015

Public Participation and the Budget Cycle: Lessons from Country Examples

17-11-2015

Community Councils in Aberdeenshire, Scotland: Achievements and Challenges

16-11-2015

Published by the James Hutton Institute and funded by the Scottish Government’s Strategic Research Programme (2011–2016).

Why Local Government must go Digital

10-11-2015

Reforming Democracy: Deciding, Designing and Delivering Together

09-11-2015

A Movements Perspective on Transparency and Accountability

05-11-2015

WATERING THE GRASSROOTS: A STRATEGY FOR SOCIAL think MOVEMENT SUPPORT

05-11-2015

Co-Creation Connectivity: Addressing the Citizen Engagement Challenge

03-11-2015

Bill 52, Protection of Public Participation Act, 2015

02-11-2015

Nonprofits Integrating Community Engagement Guide

30-10-2015

The 2015 PB Network Conference report

28-10-2015

Habitat III National Reporting Processes: Locating the Right to the City and the Role of Civil Society

27-10-2015

Coordinated by Alexandre Apsan Frediani with Rafaella Simas Lima In collaboration with Habitat International Coalition Habitat III Working Group With the support of Adriana Allen, Vanesa Castán Broto, Caren Levy and Barbara Lipietz from the Development Planning Unit

Urban Planning for City Leaders

27-10-2015

Public Participation Municipal Implementation Tool

26-10-2015

Decentralization and Citizen Participation in Mexico

26-10-2015

Public Participation and Change: Three Cases where CSOs used Public Participation to advance Fiscal Transparency in Mexico

22-10-2015

By Rocio Moreno and Manuela Garza Research Assistants: Gabriel Lara Maria Angelica Mejia Ricardo Hernandez

15 Key Metrics for Evaluating Participatory Budgeting: A Toolkit for Evaluators and Implementers

29-09-2015

Developed by Public Agenda and the Participatory Budgeting Project together with the North American Participatory Budgeting Research Board, and with generous funding from Democracy Fund.

E-Governance and Urban Policy Design in Developing Countries

28-09-2015

Introductory Guide to Participatory Budgeting

17-09-2015

Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund

16-09-2015

2014 Annual Report

Civil dialogue and participatory democracy in the practice of the European Union institutions

15-09-2015

Practical Approaches for County Governments to Facilitate Public Participation in the Planning and Budget Process

07-09-2015

This working paper proposes practical approaches for Kenyan counties to implement public participation in their systems that encourage meaningful public engagement.

eGovernment: Using technology to improve public services and democratic participation

07-09-2015

Political Culture of Democracy in the Dominican Republic and in the Americas, 2014

03-09-2015

Democratic Governance across 10 Years of the AmericasBarometer

Another city is possible! Alternatives to the city as a commodity: Participatory Budgeting. Dossier nº1

03-09-2015

Enabling the Data Revolution

02-09-2015

3rd International Open Data Conference 2015 Report

Democratic Accountability in Service Delivery

28-08-2015

A practical guide to identify improvements through assessment

Participatory health councils and good governance: healthy democracy in Brazil?

26-08-2015

Push, Pull, and Spill: A Transdisciplinary Case Study in Municipal Open Government

26-08-2015

A transdisciplinary case study in municipal open government

FROM PARTICIPATION TO INFLUENCE: CAN YOUTH REVITALISE DEMOCRACY? Final report

10-08-2015

City Ideas Lab: The smart, citizen-led way of using technology to make your city a better place to live

17-07-2015

Infogagement: Citizenship and Democracy in the Age of Connection

17-07-2015

PACE: Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement

6th Status Report Participatory Budgeting in Germany Buergerhaushalt.org

18-05-2015

Participatory Budgeting in Germany: Citizens as Consultants

18-05-2015

Democratic Innovations in Deliberative Systems – The Case of the Estonian Citizens’ Assembly Process

13-05-2015

Journal of Public Deliberation

International Budget Partnership’s 2014 Annual Report

13-05-2015

Understanding Participant Representativeness in Deliberative Events: A Case Study Comparing Probability and Non-Probability Recruitment Strategies

13-05-2015

Journal of Public Deliberation

Inclusion, Equality, and Discourse Quality in Citizen Deliberations on Broadband

13-05-2015

Journal of Public Deliberation

Variations of Institutional Design for Empowered Deliberation

13-05-2015

Journal of Public Deliberation

Context and Medium Matter: Expressing Disagreements Online and Face-to-Face in Political Deliberations

13-05-2015

Journal of Public Deliberation

Public Engagement in Budgeting

13-05-2015

The data revolution: Finding the missing millions

21-04-2015

Contentious Politics and Participatory Democracy in Brazil

14-04-2015

Citizen Driven Innovation Handbook

14-04-2015

Guide to Open Government and Public Records

13-04-2015

WEB BASED PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY FINDINGS FROM ITALY

13-04-2015

Participatory budgeting of Porto Alegre: a discussion in the light of the principle of democratic legitimacy and of the criterion of governance performance

13-04-2015

Participatory Budgeting: Core principles and Key Impacts

13-04-2015

National Principles of Public Engagement in Wales

10-04-2015

Final Declaration 5th IOPD Conference

09-04-2015

San Sebastian 2005

Final Declaration 9th Conference of the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy

09-04-2015

Reggio Emilia, 18th, 19th, 20th November 2009

Open Government Index 2015 Report

08-04-2015

9th Award "Best Practice in Citizen Participation"

30-03-2015

European Citizens’ Initiative – First lessons of implementation

16-03-2015

ELECTED MEMBER BRIEFING NOTE: Participatory Budgeting

16-03-2015

Examining Citizen Participation: Local Participatory Policy Making and Democracy

09-03-2015

Local Government Studies

Effects of the Internet on Participation Study of a Public Policy Referendum in Brazil

09-03-2015

Building a People’s Budget

03-03-2015

Draft Research and Evaluation Report on the 2013-2014 Participatory Budgeting Process in Chicago

LOCAL GOVERNANCE INTEGRITY: PRINCIPLES AND STANDARDS

24-02-2015

REIMAGINING GOVERNANCE IN PRACTICE

16-02-2015

BENCHMARKING BRITISH COLUMBIA’S CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT EFFORTS

Participatory Budgeting in the Dominican Republic: Implications for Agency, Democracy and Development

16-02-2015

72 Frequently Asked Questions about Participatory Budgeting

03-02-2015

2004

Social Media RESOURCE GUIDE

02-02-2015

THE ROLE PLAYED BY ASSOCIATIONS WITH REGARD TO CITIZEN PARTICIPATION

26-01-2015

Guide to Transparency in Government Budget Reports

24-12-2014

The International Budget Partnership

Citizen Participation in Decision-Making: Is it Worth the Effort?

12-12-2014

The Citizen in Regulation

12-12-2014

A report for the Local Better Regulation Office

Why use Budget Simulator for budgetary engagement?

09-12-2014

Through Liquid Democracy to Sustainable Non-Bureaucratic Government

09-12-2014

MIND, SOCIETY, AND BEHAVIOR: world development report 2015

09-12-2014

Power to the People: The E§ects of Participatory Budgeting on Municipal Expenditures and Infant Mortality in Brazil

09-12-2014

Youth Participation

03-12-2014

Good Practices in Different Forms of Regional and Local Democracy

Participatory Budgeting in Africa

27-11-2014

Final Report on Good Practices in Participatory Budgeting

Does Participatory Budgeting Improve Decentralized Public Service Delivery?

21-11-2014

Grassroots Budgeting

17-11-2014

The Connected Community: Local Governments as Partners in Citizen Engagement and Community Building

13-11-2014

James H. Svara and Janet Denhardt, Editors Arizona State University

Inclusive community engagement toolkit

12-11-2014

Citizens' engagement in policymaking and the design of public services

07-11-2014

Parliament of Australia Department of Parliamentary Services

Handbook on Citizen Engagement: Beyond Consultation

07-11-2014

Beyond Public Scrutiny: Stocktaking of Social Accountability in OECD Countries

24-10-2014

World Bank Institute / OECD

The Uncertain Relationship Between Open Data and Accountability:

02-10-2014

A Response to Yu and Robinson’s The New Ambiguity of “ Open Government

Social Inclusion and Participatory Democracy

01-10-2014

Contemporary Democratic Theory: A Basic Bibliography

26-09-2014

2014 State of Participatory Democracy Report

25-09-2014

Europeans’ Understandings and Evaluations of Democracy

16-09-2014

Topline Results from Round 6 of the European Social Survey

Participatory Budgeting in Africa: A training Companion

04-09-2014

Produced by the Municipal Development Partnership for Eastern and Southern Africa in partnership with UN-HABITAT

14th IOPD Conference

09-07-2014

Canoas June 3, 4 and 5

HOPE FOR DEMOCRACY: 25 YEARS OF PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING WORLDWIDE

17-06-2014

Complete book on the 25 years of participatory budgeting in the world. Coordination Nelson Dias

8th IOPD Distinction

13-02-2017

Community-Based Monitoring and a Possible New Dialogue with Local Governments: An Overview of International Experiences

28-04-2014

Background Document on Community-Based Monitoring

Basic principles of Community-Based Monitoring

28-04-2014

2013 State of Participatory Democracy Report

31-01-2014

Summary of the International Conference on citizen participation in the budgeting and management of local and regional affairs in Africa

16-12-2013

"Participatory Budgeting and Local Governance"

25-11-2013

Creating citizens for whom? Participatory budgeting and citizenship learning in Japan

17-09-2013

Webpage about German PBs now in English

26-08-2013

From current information, to FAQs, to the map of participatory budgeting (PB) in Germany – you can now find everything worth knowing about PB and more in English by visiting www.buergerhaushalt.org/en. This new English platform presents procedures and methods used in PB both in Germany and worldwide. We are launching it to further advance the international dialogue on PB.

7th IOPD Distinction Best Practice in Citizens' Participation

17-07-2013

Abstract of the submitted candidacies and the awarded experience

Status of Participatory Budgeting in Germany: January 2013

30-04-2013

Are ‘Good’ Citizens ‘Good’ Participants?

30-04-2013

Participatory Governance and the Millenium Development Goals

02-05-2014

Guide to Evaluating Participatory Processes

04-09-2013

Participatory Budgeting in Year Two: Reinvigorating Local Democracy in NYC

11-02-2013

(In) stability, a key element to understand participatory budgeting: Discussing Portuguese cases.

07-01-2013

The Power of Ambiguity: How Participatory Budgeting Travels the Globe

07-01-2013

Transnational Models of Citizen Participation: The Case of Participatory Budgeting

07-01-2013

Participatory budgeting - the Australian way

07-01-2013

By the People, For the People: Participatory Budgeting from the Bottom Up in North America

07-01-2013

The Role of Local Governments in Building Democracy: A Study of the Akkaraipattu Municipal Council of Sri Lanka

03-01-2013

Participatory democracy at local level: How and why participate in local self-governance?

03-01-2013

Essays on intercultural governance at local level

19-12-2012

Handbook on e-democracy

29-11-2012

The main objective of the project is to elaborate and exchange good citizen participation practices in order to increase and promote participatory opportunities (at global and local level) within the European Union member states.

VI IOPD Distinction Best Practice in Citizen Participation

30-07-2012

PARTICIPATORY BUDGETS IN A EUROPEAN COMPARATIVE APPROACH

10-06-2012

IOPD Conferences

07-06-2012

I IOPD Distinction "Best Practice in Citizen Participation" (2006)

08-05-2013

II IOPD Distinction "Best Practice in Citizen Participation" (2007)

08-05-2013

III IOPD Distinction Best Practice in Citizen Participation (2008)

07-06-2012

IV IOPD Distinction Best Practice in Citizen Participation (2009)

07-06-2012

V IOPD Distinction Best Practice in Citizen Participation (2010)

07-06-2012

Practical Guide for Evaluating Participatory Processes

07-06-2012

Guidelines for the Detection of Good Practices in Participatory Processes

08-06-2012

Practical Guidelines for the Creation of Local Observatories on Participatory Democracy

07-06-2012

Observing the Local Participatory Democracies 2004 - 2007

07-06-2012