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Citizen Participation in Ga West Municipal Assembly, Ghana

By | May 31st, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation, Joni Wijhers|

Joni Wijhers Talent for Governance is the talent programme of The Hague Academy for Local Governance. The programme provides young, accomplished civil servants working for local governments in developing and transitional countries the opportunity to follow a training course with The Hague Academy and a short internship with a Dutch municipality. Through this experience, young [...]

Free Country, free university? Clash of Parallel Realities in Hungary

By | May 4th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation, Muriel Wagner|

Muriel Wagner They were some of the largest protests in Hungary since years. The streets have been filled with ten thousands of protesters marching against the close down of the renowned Central European University and against stigmatizing civil society organisations. People were protesting peacefully, but passionately. © Előd Gellért Gergely For the last [...]

Electorate databases: good or bad for democracy? A lesson from political marketing

By | April 18th, 2017|Anna Elena Maria Ferrari, Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation|

Anna Elena Maria Ferrari Electorate databases and voters targeting are nowadays part of the political campaign professional research techniques. We live in the era of ‘market-oriented’ political parties, where voters are viewed as customers. In this context, many researchers believe that electorate databases are essential in the development and efficient use of methods such [...]

Test yourself for “global citizenship”

By | April 13th, 2017|Ana Maria Ilie, Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation|

Ana Maria Ilie We live in a global, interconnected world! A world in which what we do every day, our day-to-day decisions and behavior have an impact not only on ourselves, but on other people as well, from other countries or continents. Global Interdependencies, Pollution, Climate Change, Water and Eco Footprint, Sustainable Lifestyle, 3R [...]

Raising awareness on SDGs: Proyecta Valencia – Hacia el 2030

By | February 17th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation, Irene Vivas Lalinde|

Irene Vivas Lalinde We are constantly receiving information through social media. Whether this data becomes a stimulus or remains as a gig, like, a comment, or a share depends on the awareness and empowerment of the receptor. The seed of Proyecta Valencia is our passion for citizen’s participation and the acknowledgment of the transformative [...]

The role of civil society in the participation of young people in municipal elections

By | January 30th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation, Farouk Garali|

Farouk Garali Tunisia is now in the process of a local democracy transaction. The question is: is our role as a young person and as an active civil society transparent? For a beginning, we adhere that our country is engaged in a process of fundamental transformations which is based on major achievements including: the consecration [...]

Once upon a Time, We were Humans

By | January 23rd, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation, Dominik Bartol|

Dominik Bartol It seems like a distant past when We used to see the People voluntarily contributing to the community on every day basis. Truly; it was irrelevant whether they were strangers or not, because that was the mentality of the older generations. People used to pay more attention to other People within their communities, [...]