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New forms of participative governance

This research topic covers areas such as

  • citizen engagement and participation in the policy cycle and decision making i.e. on-line consultation, e-voting
  • relation between governance, participation and democracy within and outside the EU and at global level
  • mutual accountability and transparency
  • plurality of participation (multi stakeholder fora)
  • digital citizenship
  • role and consequences of social media
  • role of education in shaping an informed society
  • behavioural drivers