Democracy think-tank newDemocracy highlights a range of potential options for new fora that renew and enhance citizen engagement.

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June 3, 2013

In a 2013 report, the UK House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee recommends greater public engagement with policy-making.

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The European Union allows individual citizens to propose a policy idea, providing they can get one million people to support it.
March 30, 2009

Harvard University’s Berkman Centre for Internet and Society reviews the potential of three types of e-democracy, including electronic voting and candidate-voter matching.

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March 28, 2013

The UK Parliament needs to harness digital media to be a trusted source of political and policy information, according to a report by the Hansard Society.

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October 1, 2000

Paul Foley from De Montford University and Steve Martin from the University of Cardiff discuss the potential drawbacks in efforts to involve citizens more in local policymaking and service delivery.

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April 10, 2010

Bruce Williams from the University of Virginia examines whether the internet is a major threat to, or a potential saviour of, democracy.

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November 1, 2014

The Asia-Europe Foundation, the Hanns Seidel Foundation and International IDEA examine how citizen movements in Europe and Asia are emerging as alternatives to major political parties.

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December 1, 2011

A report published by We the Citizens - a collaboration between universities and citizens in Ireland - trials a more inclusive way of making policy and politics.

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