The second EUCROWD public event took place in London on 9 February 2017. The international workshop and meetup “Taking control of politics: can digital democracy help?” brought together 35 citizens from 15 different countries. Event focused on discussing social, political and technical aspects of citizens crowdsourcing in policy-making in different European countries and at the EU level.
Elisa Lironi, European Citizens’ Action Service (ECAS) (Belgium): Crowdsourcing is the New Black (…but what does it even mean?) (pdf).
Vassilis Giannakopolous, Science for You (Greece): DemocracIT: Improving citizen participation in democratic processes (pdf).
Valdis Pornieks, ManaBalss.lv (Latvia): Citizen initiatives’ Platform MyVoice (pdf).
Kelly McBride, The Democratic Society (United Kingdom): Crowdsourcing in Scotland: digital tools for participatory budgeting (pdf).