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The Citizens' Convention on Climate wound to a close on Sunday 21 June, handing over their 149 proposals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to the French government.
The Citizens’ Convention on Climate wound to a close this Sunday in Paris, after nine months of deliberation, with a strong call for a shift towards a low-carbon economy, with extensive changes in the...
Participants of the Study Tour - Photo by Jan Hagelstein
Ireland is perhaps one of the most publicised examples of the phenomenon of citizens’ assemblies, or randomly-selected citizens that deliberate important national issues. The Irish Citizens’ Assembly and its predecessor, the Constitutional Convention, have resulted in three...
A pro-choice protest in Ireland ahead of the referendum (CC: courtesy of William Murphy,
Le 25 mai, le peuple de la République d'Irlande a voté à une écrasante majorité en faveur de l'abrogation du 8ème amendement de la Constitution, qui prohibe l'avortement en toutes circonstances. Le vote a été salué comme un changement majeur dans la culture irlandaise et célébré...
A pro-choice protest in Ireland ahead of the referendum (CC: courtesy of William Murphy,
Am 25. Mai stimmte die Bevölkerung der Republik Irland mit überwältigender Mehrheit für die Aufhebung der achten Verfassungsänderung, die Abtreibung unter allen Umständen verbietet. Die Abstimmung wurde als tektonischer Wandel in der irischen Kultur begrüßt und als Sieg der...
A pro-choice protest in Ireland ahead of the referendum (CC: courtesy of William Murphy,
On 25 May, the people of the Republic of Ireland voted overwhelmingly to repeal the 8th amendment of the constitution, which effectively prohibits abortion under any circumstances. The vote was hailed as a tectonic shift in Irish culture and celebrated as a victory of citizen...
Bild der Kampagne 'Red het Referendum' von Meer Democratie
Unsere Partner von Meer Democratie in den Niederlanden informierten heute den Senat per Brief über die rechtlichen Folgen der Vorladung des Staates. Wenn der Richter nur eine der drei Forderungen von Meer Democratie anweist, steht fest...
Political Culture and Active Citizenship
The use of direct democratic instruments in international comparison. With examples from Ecuador, Germany, Hungary, Peru, Slovakia, Switzerland and Uruguay, this symposium aims to create a comparative inventory of the cultures of active citizen participation. 

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