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The IOPD has participated in the UCLG 2017 Retreat

27-02-2017

Andalusian meeting about Democracy and Participatory Budgeting 2017

27-02-2017

Last 17th February 2017 took place in Conil de la Frontera (Cadiz, Spain) a meeting about participatory budgets with the participation of several mayors and councilors of Andalusian municipalities committed to citizen participation. 

Participatory planning, social inclusion and rights to cities:

20-10-2016

Networking event at Habitat3: how will cities contribute in the implementation of the new global urban agenda? 20 October 2016 02:00 – 04:00 PM Room R20 Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana "Benjamin Carrion".

IOPD activities in Habitat 3

17-10-2016

Learning Forum Local finance, Inclusive governance and participatory budgeting

11-10-2016

UCLG World Summit of Local Leaders in Bogota

International PB Conference

12-09-2016

Edinburgh, Scotland

Democracy Beyond Elections: Empowering Citizens, Strengthening Participation

12-09-2016

Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy

07-09-2016

Political Culture, from local participation to global coexistence

2016 IAP2 North American Conference

07-09-2016

Montreal

Oslo Urban Arena

05-09-2016

Beyond the Vote: Democratic Innovation in Australia. Workshop

05-09-2016

International Day of Democracy conference to focus on democratic politics

25-07-2016

CeDEM Asia 2016

11-07-2016

International Conference for E-Democacy and Open Government, Asia 2016

The 4th International Open Data Conference

07-07-2016

Madrid

6th UCLG ASPAC Congress

07-07-2016

Region, Life & Culture in the New Urban Agenda

Festival della Partecipazione: Participation Festival

07-07-2016

7th National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation

04-07-2016

PB Workshop

13-05-2016

Participatory Budgeting, Democratization and Open Government: The State of the Art in Europe and UK

Habit III Conference

11-05-2016

Quito

5th UCLG Congress: WORLD SUMMIT OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL LEADERS

11-05-2016

Bogota

World Forum for Democracy

11-05-2016

Education and democracy: how to bridge the social divides?

DEMOCRATIC CITIES Commons technology and the right to a democratic city

11-05-2016

Madrid

Open Government Partnership Global Summit

11-05-2016

Paris

Open Standards in Local Government workshop

31-03-2016

London

Network democracy and new forms of citizen participation

29-03-2016

Participatory Budgeting Conference

29-03-2016

The 4th International Conference on Participatory Budgeting in North America, organized by theParticipatory Budgeting Project in conjunction with the City of Boston, will take place from May 20th through the 22nd in Cambridge and Boston during the voting phase of the youth PB process.

Frontiers of Democracy Conference 2016

29-03-2016

Tisch College, Tufts University. Boston, MA

Dual EGOV 2016 and ePart 2016 conference

17-03-2016

15th IFIP Electronic Government (EGOV) and 8th Electronic Participation (ePart) Conference 2016

Leapfrog Summer School

17-03-2016

The Leapfrog Team invite Early Career Researchers (ECR) from across the Arts and Humanities to participate in a Summer School from the 5th­– 7th­ July 2016 at The Institute of Design Innovation’s Highland Studio in Forres – a beautiful town in the North of Scotland.

The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2016 (TICTeC2016)

14-03-2016

Barcelona

Launch of the book ‘Designing public policy for co-production: Theory, practice and change'

16-02-2016

WHEN Monday, 14 March 2016 from 16:00 to 17:30 (GMT) WHERE Room G21 - Paterson's Land. Holyrood Road. Edinburgh EH8 8AQ GB

3rd International Conference on Democratic Governance in the Developing World

08-02-2016

Advancing Democratic Governance in the Developing World: The Role of Conflict, Complementarity, and Collaboration in Fostering Democratic Ideals, Practices, and Institutions

TransparencyCamp Europe

18-01-2016

CEMR Congress 2016

18-01-2016

4th International Conference on Participatory Budgeting In North America

18-11-2015

16th IOPD Conference

18-11-2015

D-CENT Showcase and Opportunities for UK Digital Democracy

18-11-2015

15th December 2015 | 17:30 - 20:00 (GMT) Venue: Nesta, 1 Plough Place, EC4A 1DE London, United Kingdom D-CENT event

Lemann Dialogues

17-11-2015

ICEDEG 2016 - 3rd International Conference on eDemocracy & eGovernment

04-11-2015

Quito

Mozilla Festival

04-11-2015

London

6th International Conference on e-Democracy

02-11-2015

Dialogue, Deliberation and Public Engagement Master Class

16-10-2015

CeDEM 2016: International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2016

23-09-2015

Smart City Expo World Congress

07-09-2015

Barcelona

MONTRÉAL THEMATIC MEETING ON METROPOLITAN AREAS

07-09-2015

2015 IAP2 North American Conference

03-09-2015

Portland, Oregon

UCLG World Council

31-08-2015

United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015

31-08-2015

New York

World Forum for Democracy

31-08-2015

Africities Summit

31-08-2015

Johannesburg

UK Participatory National Conference

21-08-2015

Birmingham

ORU FOGAR General Assembly

15-07-2015

Frontiers of Democracy 2015

12-06-2015

Boston, Massachusetts

15th European Conference on eGovernment – ECEG 2015

25-05-2015

Beyond 2020

25-05-2015

International Forum on Innovation and Metropolitan Governance

07-05-2015

Open Government Partnership Global Summit

27-04-2015

Cartagena Data Festival

15-04-2015

5th World Human Rights Cities Forum

10-04-2015

Gwangju

Democracy Conference 2015

05-03-2015

"By the People" Participatory democracy, civic engagement and citizenship education

International Conference on Public Policy: T12P06 - Public policy and citizen involvement

23-02-2015

Chairs - Laurence Bherer, Université de Montréal - Joan Font, Institute of Advanced Social Studies (IESA-CSIC) Discussant Rothmayr Christine (Université de Montreal)

Swiss Summer School Democracy Studies

23-02-2015

Democracy: A Citizen perspective

23-02-2015

Åbo (Turku)

Democratic Sector Day (DSD)

16-02-2015

Thursday, 5 March 2015 from 10:00 to 16:30 (GMT) Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Democratic Contribution of Participatory Budgeting by Prof Yves Cabannes

09-02-2015

II European Congress on Proximity, Participation and Citizenship

06-02-2015

Logroño

Final FoP-conference in Stockholm 29 June – 1 July

04-02-2015

Preparatory Committee 2: 14-16 April 2015

04-02-2015

II Latin American and Caribbean Forum on Adequate Housing Monterrey, México

04-02-2015

Sabadell Smart Congress

04-02-2015

3rd INTERNATIONAL OPEN DATA CONFERENCE 2015

02-02-2015

Ottawa

15th Conference of the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy

29-01-2015

Opern Government: Transparency and Citizen Participation

World Social Forum Tunisia 2015

23-01-2015

5th Annual Urban Innovation Symposium: AuthentiCity

23-01-2015

Urban Planning and Policy Student Association Friday, January 30, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CST) Chicago, IL

Open Government Symposium

19-01-2015

Austin, Texas

Citizen University Annual National Conference

16-01-2015

Seattle, WA

Democracy and Participation in Latin America

16-01-2015

Brighton

Futurefest

16-01-2015

Vinopolis, London

Crowdsourcing and Legislation Conference

16-01-2015

Stockholm

Digital Democracy in the EU

16-01-2015

UKGovCamp

16-01-2015

UKGovcamp is the free, annual 'unconference' for people interested in how the public sector does digital stuff.

The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2015 (TICTeC2015)

16-01-2015

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 from 09:30 to 17:30 (GMT) London

Participatory Budgeting Info Session in Seattle

14-01-2015

European conference on citizenship and twinning

15-12-2014

Connected Smart Cities

23-01-2015

Ciudades do futuro no Brasil

Contact democracy for the hyper-connected age

21-11-2014

Date: 9 December 2014 Time: 18:00 - 19:30 Location: London

Conference REsolutions Africa / Marrakesh 2014

18-11-2014

Financing African Cities: agenda, alliances and solutions

The City Innovation Summit

12-11-2014

1st EU Liquid Democracy Meetup

28-10-2014

November 29 to December 1, 2014 Brussels, Belgium

Making Democracy Work…Better? The Internet as a Tool for Citizen Empowerment

27-10-2014

Monday, 27 October 2014 from 12:30 to 15:30 (GMT) London, United Kingdom

PB Cambridge Info Session

22-10-2014

Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Time: 6 - 7:30pm Location: Cambridge Citywide Senior Center (806 Massachusetts Ave.)

Formal/Informal Institutions for Citizen Engagement for implementing the Post 2015 Development Agend

20-10-2014

Developing the space for a public conversation about democratic reform

17-10-2014

Date: 3 November 2014, 18:00 – 20:30 Venue: The Boardroom, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, W1B 2HW, London

DLNI SALON – CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT – MEETING NEEDS AND DELIVERING TANGIBLE BENEFITS

17-10-2014

11.00 – 13.00 Belfast

The Citizen and the Government: How They Connect

13-10-2014

Training. Date: Wednesday, October 29 Time: 8:00 - 11:30 AM Location: Mayflower Renaissance Hotel 1127 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20036

International Meeting on the Right to the City

10-10-2014

November 12-14, 2014 São Paulo, Brazil

Transformative Possibilities in the Global South

09-10-2014

The 4th annual conference of the Sociology of Development Section March 13-15, 2015 Providence, RI

SMART CITY EXPO WORLD CONGRESS

07-10-2014

Barcelona

Buntwani conference on Citizen Engagement

29-09-2014

Nairobi

25 Years of Participatory Budgeting: Analyzing the Resilience of a Traveling Innovation

25-09-2014

Launch of 2014 State of Participatory Democracy Report

22-09-2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT) New York, NY

Launch of 2014 State of Participatory Democracy Report

22-09-2014

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT) New York, NY

CeDEM15 Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government

15-09-2014

Danube University Krems, Austria

Open Government #WikiHack

12-09-2014

National Archives. Washington DC

WINTER SCHOOL ON FEDERALISM AND GOVERNANCE

12-09-2014

The next edition of the Winter School will take place from 2-13 February 2015 and will explore the link between federalism and democratic participation from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective, providing in-depth analysis and practical knowledge of these phenomena.

Open data, sustainable development goals and the data revolution

02-09-2014

Web Meeting - September 2014 - Wednesday 24th, 12 noon GMT

6th National Conference on Dialogue & Deliberation

01-09-2014

Reston, VA (Washington DC metro area)

Open Policymaking Unconference BXL 2014

29-08-2014

Thursday, 16 October 2014 from 13:45 to 18:00 (BST) Brussels, Belgium

The Open Government Tour - Winnipeg

04-08-2014

Open Government Tour 2014

04-08-2014

Conference “Citizen in my city, citizen in Europe Engagement & Participation”

01-08-2014

Rome, Italy

Civic Tech 4 Pack - Global Poplus, Middle America Open Gov, Hacking with Service Design, 20 Years

31-07-2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

5th UCLG ASPAC CONGRESS - TAIPEI 2014

30-07-2014

Government libraries as knowledge platforms for citizen engagement

28-07-2014

IFLA World Library and Information Congress 21 August 2014 10:45 - 12:45 | Room: Forum 1

XI Metropolis World Congress

24-07-2014

Hyderabad, India

CeDEM-Asia-2014

21-07-2014

International Conference for E-Democacy and Open Government

Technology and democratic participation: friend or foe?

30-06-2014

Tuesday, 8 July 2014 from 17:30 to 20:00 (BST)

WORLD FORUM FOR DEMOCRACY 2014

25-06-2014

Participate! Grass-roots democracy & development in Africa

20-06-2014

Thursday 10th July 2014 at 6pm

EDUCATION AND THE MAKING OF PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY

17-06-2014

INM Symposium - Developing Expertise in the Design of Participatory Tools: Professionalization and Diversification of the Public Participation Field

29-05-2014

The symposium will be held over 2 days from July 21 to 22 and is held in conjunction with the IPSA World Congress of Political Science. The symposium is included with World Congress registration but is also available to members of the public who wish to attend the symposium only. The fee for the symposium is $40 USD. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to register for the symposium only.

Assessing the Participatory Turn and ‘New Democracy’ - Superdemocracy conference

19-05-2014

House of Science and Letters (Helsinki)

Big Data Week 3rd Edition

05-05-2014

Big Data Week is one of the most unique global platforms of interconnected community events focusing on the social, political, technological impacts of Data. It brings together a global community of data scientists, data technologies, data visualisers and data businesses spanning six major commercial, financial, social and technological sectors.

TransparencyCamp 2014

30-04-2014

Washington, D.C.

re:publica 2014

30-04-2014

May 6-8, 2014 Berlin (Germany)

Smarter Cities 2014

23-04-2014

Vienna, 10th – 11th June 2014

5th Annual Cities Summit Tel Aviv

23-04-2014

14th IOPD Conference

16-04-2014

Book talk with the author of: Making Democracy Fun, Josh Lerner

15-04-2014

Making Democracy Fun: How Game Design Can Empower Citizens and Transform Politics

The Paris Conference: from Open Data to Open Gov

31-03-2014

The Paris Conference on Open Data and Open Government on Thursday, April 24th and Friday, April 25th will be a prime occasion to take stock of these evolutions in France and throughout the world, with some of the key actors of this global movement.

Kyoto SMART CITY EXPO

25-03-2014

CeDEM14 International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2014

25-03-2014

CES Events programme at Worl Urban Forum

25-03-2014

Celebrate PBP

28-03-2014

Participatory Budgeting Project’s first annual benefit! Celebrating 5 years of participatory budgeting in the US 25 years of participatory budgeting worldwide

Digitial Citizens: How Feedback Loops can improve governance on everything from potholes to voting

18-02-2014

A Twitter #SocEntChat and Google Hangout with Tiago Pexoto and Steven Clift, moderated by Stephen Davenport, this Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 10:30-1pm EST.

The Seventh Session of The World Urban Forum

31-01-2014

Urban Equity in Development - Cities for Life

IAP2 North American Conference

29-01-2014

Involve at 10: visions of democracy

29-01-2014

Tuesday, 4th February 2014. 17:30 for an 18:00 start at the University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW.

3rd International Conference on Participatory Budgeting

29-01-2014

Reinventing Europe through local initiatives

21-01-2014

A silver jubilee 25 years of the European Association for Information on Local Development (AEIDL) Wednesday 19 February 2014 European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

Open Government - public meeting, Kitchener-Waterloo

17-01-2014

Kitchener City Hall 200 King Street West Rotunda Gallery Kitchener, ON N2G 4G7 Canada Friday, 17 January 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)

P2Pvalue: Collaborative Production Online

16-01-2014

22 January 2014 Opening hours Free admission Limited capacity

“Open City”, A New Cycle of Lectures in the Barcelona Debate

15-01-2014

Between 27 January and 24 March, the CCCB will present speakers of a very wide range of backgrounds and sensibilities who will discuss the concept of openness as a necessary condition for urban life.

DATA DAYS 2014

10-01-2014

Bijloke, Gent

Participatory and Deliberative Democracy conference

10-01-2014

Scaling and Innovation: Contemporary Difficulties and Future Prospects for Participatory and Deliberative Democracy. Newcastle upon tyne

Participatory Budgeting Network, London, Jan 27th 2014

09-01-2014

Monday, 27 January 2014 from 10:30 to 16:30 (GMT) London, United Kingdom

Presentation of ODIS report 2014

09-01-2014

Initiative under the patronage of the President of the European Commission Wednesday january 29 from 16h30 to 19h30 Auditorium Paris Centre Marceau 12 avenue Marceau 75008 Paris

Open Culture: Participatory Practices in Art & Science 16-25 May 2014, Toronto

09-01-2014

In May 2014, Subtle Technologies will be holding its 17th annual festival in Toronto. Our symposium, performances, workshops, screenings, exhibitions and networking sessions provide a forum to explore ideas and pose questions at the intersection of art, science and technology. Subtle Technologies is known internationally for presenting artists and scientists whose work is at the leading edge of their respective disciplines.

INTERNATIONAL OPEN DATA HACKATHON

08-01-2014

Introducing Participedia

19-12-2013

Monday, 27 January 2014 from 17:00 to 19:30 (GMT) London, United Kingdom

3th International Congress of Educating Cities in 2014

27-11-2013

Barcelona will be playing host to the 13th International Congress of Educating Cities in 2014, to mark the 20th anniversary of the Association's founding in Barcelona, where the presidency has been held ever since.

New Voices and Civic Technology: A Micro-Unconference

15-11-2013

E-Democracy.org Monday, December 2, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (GMT) London, United Kingdom

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

15-11-2013

Tunis, Palais des Congrès, 4 - 6 December 2013

WORLD FORUM FOR DEMOCRACY 2013

05-11-2013

SMART CITY EXPO: WORLD CONGRESS

04-11-2013

International conference on deepening democracy through participatory local government

30-10-2013

Upcoming International conference on deepening democracy through participatory local government 19th-21th, January, 2014-Department of local-self governance, government of Kerala.

Open Government Partnership Annual Summit in London

29-10-2013

The Flexible City Symposium 24/25 October 2013

21-10-2013

World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders and 4th UCLG Congress "Imagining Society, Building Democracy"

21-08-2013

The IOPD and the LAD UCLG Committee will organize a parallel session on " Participation and Local Basic Services" on the 3rd October.

Workshops and debates on the latest developments in Participatory Budgeting(PB) in the UK

21-08-2013

Building a Democratic City. 2nd Conference on Participatory Budgeting in US and Canada

11-02-2013

This second regional conference on PB will take place in Chicago, to allow participants to observe and celebrate the final vote for PB Chicago. This new joint process across four city wards builds on the first PB initiative in the US, in the city’s 49th Ward. The conference will provide a space for participants and organizers of the initial PB processes in the US and Canada to share and reflect on their experiences, alongside activists, practitioners, and scholars.

Call for papers- 1st World Summit of Local Governments for the Right to the City

31-10-2012

This forum will be a space to discuss, exchange experiences and give visibility to the commitment of cities for the right to the city.

Sixth edition of the Africities Summit “Building Africa starting from its territories"

30-07-2012

It will examine the impact of the dynamic of urbanization, globalization and democratization with her corollary the decentralization, on the reorganization of the settlement and development of the continent, and her inscription in the world of today and tomorrow.

World Urban Forum 6

30-07-2012

The theme for this year's meeting is The Urban Future.