The Government launched the first National Participatory
Budget in 2016 worldwide.
2015), smart cities must focus on people rather than on technologies, or better, as stated by Desouza and Bhagwatwar (2014), to use the potential of technologies to foster citizens' engagement by deploying of technology-enabled participatory
platforms for civic engagement.
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The project, which will run till next February, is designed to promote local governance and participatory
citizenship, said President of the civil society organisation Raoudha Chahata.
Objective: To develop culturally relevant intervention plan for psychological trauma using community based participatory
research approach in times of crisis.
From 2014 to 2015, more than 70,000 residents across the United States and Canada directly decided how their cities and districts should spend nearly $50 million in public funds through a process known as participatory
Al-Toraifi stated, hailing all working panels and participatory
parties and promising more and additional successes ahead, in the next coming editions.
Research: Power, Identity, and the Struggle for Justice in Education.
The key principles of the NFPs, as formalized by the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests (IPF), are (Kouplevatskaya 2006, Ollonqvist 2006, Puelzl and Rametsteiner 2002): partnership and participatory
mechanisms to involve interested parties; empowerment of regional and local government structures; recognition and respect for customary and traditional rights of indigenous people and local communities; inter sector and interactive approaches, and ecosystem approaches that integrate the conservation of biological diversity and the sustainable use of biological resources.
The book we present here is based on the author's doctoral thesis research, which examines the socio-educational roles and strategies adopted by community managers in order to facilitate participatory
evaluation processes in the community actions they manage.
The authors introduce an applied participatory
ethics paradigm consistent with the contemporary focus on social justice in the practice of counseling, emphasizing participation of all rightful parties, including the client, in ethical decision-making processes.
THIS ESSAY ARGUES THAT UNION DEMOCRACY (in the sense of active direct democracy at local levels in combination with highly accountable representative systems at more general levels) can be an important foundation for efforts to build a participatory