“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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“Taking control of politics: can digital democracy help?”

Invitation to the EUCROWD workshop and meetup

TAKING CONTROL OF POLITICS: CAN DIGITAL DEMOCRACY HELP?

Newspeak House, London, United Kingdom, 9 February 2017

How well are we using online and digital technology to take part in politics? Do platforms already exist for engaging with politics from a local to European level, or do we need to create something new? If so what, and how?

The Democratic Society will host an online discussion forum and an offline event for members of the public and for professionals in the field to consider the state of play of digital democratic participation in Britain today and to come up with ideas for the future.

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Citizens crowdsourcing presentation for students at the University of Ljubljana

Preliminary conclusions from the European Citizen Action Service ongoing study of citizens crowdsourcing for enhancing democratic engagement in the European Union were presented to the students at the Faculty of social sciences at the University of Ljubljana as a follow up to the international EUCROWD conference.

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