by Innovation in Politics Institute

Scan a QR-Code and Participate – The Story of PLACEm

Interview | PLACEm, an easy-to-use, location-based participation app is a finalist in the Innovation in Politics Awards in the category of Democracy Technologies. Gregor Dehmel co-founded Politik zum Anfassen, which published PLACEm. We talked to him about his experiences in the project, from hiring developers to bringing the app to the users.

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The Status of EU-Wide e-ID

Last week the EU Parliament voted to move into interinstitutional negotiations around the implementation of an EU-wide electronic ID. Yesterday marked the first of those ‘trilogues’. While an e-ID would be of enormous value and help streamline access to public and private services, there are still a few issues to work out.

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Voting Machine Conspiracies On Trial

What does the Dominion vs. Fox case mean for the e-voting industry?

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Doing Deliberative Democracy Right

What does good practice in deliberative democracy and open government look like, in practice? Democracy Technologies took the OECD’s 11 point checklist of Good Practice Principles and checked them against the Barcelona Youth Forum.

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Advantages of Digital Citizen Participation - Young people using tablets

Six Advantages of Digital Citizen Participation 

What does it take to get more citizens involved in democratic processes? Participation Factory outlines the key benefits of using digital tools to boost the breadth and quality of citizen participation while optimising valuable resources.

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