As part of a research project of the Fraunhofer Project Group for Information Systems of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology at the University of Bayreuth, a research team is looking at requirements for electronic solutions that support processes for transparency and citizen* participation in the distribution of public funds.
In July 2020, the global network People Powered - A Global Hub for Participatory Democracy was founded, aiming to promote exchange between participants in participatory democracy. Now our network is also a member!
Around 270,000 people live in the "Marzahn-Hellersdorf" district in eastern Berlin - 4,722 of whom voted on the 183 proposals for the 2022/23 participatory budget by February 8. A total of 25 project ideas can be implemented; the annual budget is 200,000 euros.
The latest publication of "Youth Participation in Citizen Budgets" (JUBU) is online or can be ordered now for free. The newly published volume includes a collection of methods for participation in citizen budgets.