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Upgrading democracy through active citizenship, technology and open government

Being a citizen is not limited to voting once every so often. Nowadays, citizens want to play a more active role in day-to-day decision-making. Join this session to explore existing online and offline tools and initiatives for the active engagement of citizens. You will also discuss how technology can improve the provision of local services as well as its relationship with citizen engagement and open government.

Room: Innsbruck
Format: World café session followed by an interactive panel discussion
Language tables: EN / FR / DE / ES
Invited speakers:
-Wietse Van Ransbeeck, Founder of @CitizensLab
-Francesca Bria, Founder of @decodeproject
-Christophe Béchu, Mayor of Angers (France)
-Pipi-Liis Siemann, Head of Turi municipality (ELVL – Estonia)