Workshop report from EUCROWD event in London

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.


Agenda

Event agenda


Event report

Taking control of politics: can digital democracy help? (pdf)


Presentations

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).


Twitter activity

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Twitter moment: EUCROWD international workshop in London


Photo gallery


The EUCROWD event in London was organized by The Democratic Society Ltd. with the financial support of the Europe for Citizens programme of the European Union.

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