Links

Participedia – an open global knowledge community for researchers and practitioners in the field of democratic innovation and public engagement

Opening Parliament – a forum intended to help connect the world’s civic organizations engaged in monitoring, supporting and opening up their countries’ parliaments and legislative institutions;

MySociety – mySociety’s mission is to help people become more powerful in the civic and democratic parts of their lives, through digital means;

Sunlight Foundation – nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses the power of the Internet to catalyze greater government openness and transparency, and provides new tools and resources for media and citizens, alike;

Personal Democracy – since 2004, Personal Democracy Media has helped nurture a world-wide conversation about technology’s impact on government and politics, and society;

Engaging Cities –  an online magazine that shares creative strategies and new technologies to foster public engagement for livable communities;

Delib – digital democracy apps and consultation software to facilitate online policy-making and consultation;

Institute for the future – an independent, non-profit research organization with a 44-year track record of helping all kinds of organizations make the futures they want;

Intellitics –  consulting, technology and related services in the areas of digital engagement, online dialogue and deliberation and e-participation;

Involve – exists to support organisations, politicians and public officials to transform the way they engage with citizens;

Public Deliberation – peer review, open access journal with the principal objective of synthesizing the research, opinion, projects, experiments and experiences of academics and practitioners in the emerging multi-disciplinary field and political movement called “deliberative democracy.”

CIVICUS –  World Alliance for Citizen Participation is an international alliance of members and partners which constitutes an influential network of organisations at the local, national, regional and international levels, and spans the spectrum of civil society;

Opening Government – brings together exciting minds from academia, government, and the private sector to consider the impact of technology on democratic institutions;

Deliberative Democracy net – online home of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium. The mission of the Consortium is to bring together practitioners and researchers to support and foster the nascent, broad-based movement to promote and institutionalize deliberative democracy at all levels of governance in the United States and around the world;

Imagination for People – a community of citizens from all over the globe who believe that creativity can be used in practical ways to make a positive social impact;

DemocracySpot – intersection of participation and technology;

PEP-NET – Pan-European eParticipation Network;

Govdelivery – GovDelivery allows public sector organizations to transform digital communication in order to have true mission impact;

Open Knowledge Foundation – dedicated to promoting open data and open content in all their forms – including government data, publicly funded research and public domain cultural content

Participation Compass – a tool, which provides practical information for those who work towards involving people. By registering here, one can add methods, cases, library resources, news and experts to a database.

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