Re-engaging Citizens

Many ideas are emerging on how to re-engage citizens with democracy. These include new structures and systems, including digital technologies, that allow for more direct public consultation, information flow and more considered input by citizens into policy-making.

A database by the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance on how direct democracy initiatives are being used around the world. 

Statistics

A new social media tool called Countable allows US citizens to review government proposals and say whether they support it.

The Building Global Democracy Programme is a resource run by academics, politicians and activists with information and research on global democracy and how to make it happen.

Academic
October 22, 2015

Melanie Sully, Director of the Policy and Research Institute for Go-Governance, sees the questioning of democracy as part of its renewal.

Opinion

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