Monthly Archives: May 2008

26 05, 2008

What is E-Participation?

By | May 26th, 2008|Dictionary|2 Comments

I came across a fairly succinct definition of the term e-participation today that I find useful with regard to the things we are working on: In the context of current project, e-Participation means the use of ICT for enabling and strengthening citizen participation in democratic decision-making processes. Depending on the aspect of democracy being promoted [...]

18 05, 2008

PEP-NET: Pan European eParticipation Network

By | May 18th, 2008|Resources|0 Comments

PEP-NET, another promising e-participation initiative at the European level, launched earlier this month. From the about page: PEP-NET will be a European network of all stakeholders active in the field of eParticipation. PEP-NET therefore already includes public bodies, solution providers and citizen organizations as well as researchers and scientists. The network is open to all [...]

9 05, 2008

14 Facebook groups for the dialogue, deliberation, public participation, e-government and e-democracy community

By | May 9th, 2008|Community, Resources|9 Comments

The following are a few Facebook groups we watch that deal with various aspects of dialogue, deliberation, public participation, e-government or e-democracy (membership numbers as of today): C2D2 - Canadian Community for Dialogue and Deliberation (18 members) Community of interest on dialogue and deliberation. Conference held every two years. Conversation Cafe (308 members) Conversation Cafes [...]