EUCROWD international conference in Ljubljana

Discussion panel

The first EUCROWD public event took place in Ljubljana on 26 October. The international conference “How can citizen’s crowdsourcing foster democracy in Europe?” brought together 43 citizens from 10 different countries. Conference focused on citizens crowdsourcing for politics and policy at the national and European Union level through keynote session, panel discussion, cases presentations, facilitated workshops and networking meeting.

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EUCROWD project kick-off meeting

EUCROWD-Kick-off meeting

Photo: Alexandros Tzoumas

The first meeting of the EUCROWD project took place in Ljubljana on 25 October. The aim of the kick-off meeting was to introduce project partners and to confirm a common understanding of project objectives and activities. For that purpose, partners discussed framework for the EU citizens crowdsourcing pilot, methodology for implementing national events and deliverables for the on-line knowledge centre on Digital Democracy. The second part of the meeting was dedicated to dissemination, administrative and financial aspects of the project.

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“How can citizen’s crowdsourcing foster democracy in Europe?”

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Invitation to the EUCROWD international conference

HOW CAN CITIZEN’S CROWDSOURCING FOSTER DEMOCRACY IN EUROPE?

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 26 October 2016

The aim of the conference is to discuss different aspects of citizens crowdsourcing for politics and policy at the national and European Union level, to present crowdsourcing cases and initiatives, to brainstorm a framework for an EU level pilot of crowdsourcing on the future of Europe and to network actors of crowdsourcing as a method of e-participation.

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