Monthly Archives: March 2012

28 03, 2012

Global Map of Participatory Budgeting Projects

By | March 28th, 2012|Participatory Budgeting|5 Comments

In preparation for this week's Participatory Budgeting Conference in New York City, NY, I once again pulled up Tiago Peixoto's uber comprehensive map of participatory budgeting projects from all around the world: His definition: Participatory Budgeting Participatory Budgeting (PB) can be broadly defined as the participation of citizens in the decision-making process of budget allocation [...]

13 03, 2012

Two Things to Know About… Public Participation

By | March 13th, 2012|Public Participation, Radar|1 Comment

Update 03/14 at 11.59am: Rephrased the first item slightly for better flow (was: "Those who are affected by a decision should be involved in the decision-making process."). Simon Burall had a nice post last week, in which he asks what are "the two things you need to know about public engagement". He quotes from a [...]

7 03, 2012

PB Conference: Session on ICT-Enabled Participatory Processes

By | March 7th, 2012|Events, Participatory Budgeting|3 Comments

I'll be co-hosting a session on e-participatory budgeting at the upcoming conference Participatory Budgeting in the US and Canada: International Conference, March 30-31, 2012 in New York City, NY: Participatory budgeting (PB) initiatives facilitated by the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) have multiplied in recent years, both in developed and developing contexts. The existing [...]

5 03, 2012

Talk at City Forum in Austin This Thursday: Trends in E-participation

By | March 5th, 2012|Events|0 Comments

I'll be talking about "e-democracy: New Trends in On-line Public Deliberation" at City Forum in Austin this week: City Forum is a planning and urban issues speaker series hosted by the Community and Regional Planning Student Organization (CRPSO) and the Community and Regional Planning Program (CRP) at the University of Texas at Austin. The bi-weekly [...]

4 03, 2012

PanEuropean Best Practice Manual on eParticipation

By | March 4th, 2012|E-participation, Europe, Radar|2 Comments

I came across this promising-sounding site a while back: The e-Manual you are just entering is result of Interreg IVC financed project „eCitizen II – Towards citizen-centered eGovernment in European cities and regions“. There does not appear to be an about section. In the footer, it states: The Baltic Institute of Finland leads the Interreg [...]

2 03, 2012

Top Posts February 2012

By | March 2nd, 2012|About|0 Comments

Once again, a look at the three most popular posts this past month: New Research Paper Presents 30 General Design Considerations for Online Deliberation Systems What Is Public Participation? What Is Government 2.0? Off to March!