Presentations and documentation
You can download presentations and documentation from an repository.
You will find a link under each session.
For video recordings from all plenary sessions and from session; A, E and I
Welcome speech by Ann-Margrethe Livh, Housing and Democracy Mayor, The City of Stockholm
Politician perspecitives on public participation
- Helena Balthammar, Mayor, the city of Linköping
- Joana Balsemão, Councillor the Municipality of Cascais, Portugal
- Aslam Khan, Councillor the City of Luton, UK
- Ann-Margrethe Livh, Housing and Democracy Mayor, The City of Stockholm
Expert perspectives on public participation
Parallel sessions May 17th
A - Participatory Budgeting in urban areas
B – Participatory Budgeting in rural areas
We will receive current presentations how PB can be developed in smaller municipalities. Take the opportunity to exchange experiences and discuss progress of PB in rural areas.
C - Participation in complex issues focus on social sustainability
Here you will find out how some municipalities work with complex issues focusing on social sustainability. Participate in conversation and exchange experiences with colleagues.
D - NGOs role in Participatory Budgeting
We will discuss how NGOs can be an important part in PB processes,
E - Participatory Budgeting and dialogue with young people
It is important to involve young people in social development here we will be able to learn from several exciting examples from different parts of the world.
F – Researchers round table
Meet researchers from around the world in conversation about participation and dialogue. Take the chance to ask questions.
G - Participation in complex issues focus on spatial planning
Spatial planning is an area of great complexity that often raises many different emotions among citizens. Welcome to a session with interesting examples room for questions and discussion
H - Participatory Budgeting scaling up
A recurring question is how we get PB to grow locally and in countries. Listen to a couple of examples and take part in conversation about scaling up.
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Dr. Lex Paulson, mobilization strategist for the campaigns of Barack Obama in 2008 and Emmanuel Macron in 2017.
Parallel sessions May 18th
I- Participation in complex issues focus on immigration and inclusion
Meet and discuss with municipalities that explores new forms of dialogue on how to develop safe and sustainable communities together with their citizens.
J – Digital platforms and tools for participation - workshop
We show and discuss digital platforms for dialogue, how to improve use of digital tools for dialogue.
K - Participatory Budgeting - important steps for sucess and results
A number of countries have decided that the participatory budgeting should be used at regional or municipal level or in certain activities such as school. Indonesia have decided on participatory budgeting on municipal level and now 72 000 municipalities are inviting citizens to prioritize how resources are to be used. In Portugal, a specific decision has been made for PB in the school and leisure sector. Discover experiences from different parts of the world about how we can make our participatory budget a success in terms of participation and results.
L - Participation in unexpected forms and ways
Here we give several examples of different forms to create participation in society and its development.
Active citizenship and participatory democracy around the world. Bruno Kaufmann, the Global Democracy Correspondent at the Swiss Broadcasting Company reports back from a just concluded trip to five continents, 20 countries, 100 cities in 200 days.