“Co-building policy with citizens to improve democracy in Europe”

Invitation to the French edition of the EUCROWD conference

CO-CONSTRUIRE LA POLITIQUE AVEC LES CITOYENS POUR AMÉLIORER LA DÉMOCRATIE EN EUROPE

15 ter rue Vaugirard, 75006 Paris, France, 20 June 2017

French language invitation

The aim of the conference is to share and discuss experiences and visions of citizens participation in public decisions from the view of confidence, efficiency, transparency and legitimacy. French cases of using collective intelligence digital platforms within the civil society for decisions involving the general interest will be presented. Facilitated workshop will invite participants to work on the proposed general issue of participation to the democratic daily processes by distant audiences, either from the “res publica” or the digital life. Special guests, like associations used to work with disadvantaged and “disconnected” people, will participate to these workshops to enlighten the discussions.

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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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