Report from EUCROWD event in Amsterdam

EUCROWD Amsterdam public discussion

The third EUCROWD public event took place in Amsterdam during 14th-15th March 2017. The international conference “Crowdsourcing a new European democracy” organized by Netwerk Democratie brought together 73 citizens from 14 different countries. The conference focused on the opportunities for a more democratic Europe in the context of crowdsourcing as a method of an on-line engagement. Different conditions, tools and processes of engaging citizens in politics from the local to the European level were presented and discussed.


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Conference programme 14 March 2017

Conference programme 15 March 2017

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Summary report

Conference summary report

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Crowdsourcing a new European democracy (pdf).

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Public discussion video

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Elisa Lironi, European Citizen Action Service (Belgium): Towards a Crowdsourcing Pilot at the EU level (pdf).

Hille Hinsberg, Praxis Centre for Policy Studies Foundation (Estonia): People´s Assembly: The Estonian case of crowdsourcing: e-democracy for political transparency (pdf).

Paul Isaris, Science for You (Greece): DemocracIT: Improving citizen participation in democratic processes (pdf).

May-Britt Jansen and Jeroen van Berkel, Municipality of Amsterdam (Netherlands): Open-Stadsdeel (pdf).

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Public discussion on 14 March 2017

World Café on 15 March 2017

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EUCROWD international conference in Amsterdam

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The EUCROWD event in Amsterdam was organized by Netwerk Democratie with the financial support of the Europe for Citizens programme of the European Union.

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