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Join our Round 2 Full Proposals – Knight News Challenge

Monday, November 19th, 2007

Through E-Democracy.Org, I submitted 11 proposals directly and we signed onto two other proposals in round one of the 2007 Knight News Challenge.
The value of this kind of grant challenge is the requirement to condense an idea into a few hundred words. Most of ideas we submitted will likely find a life in future [...]

I need your help

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Last year, over one hundred of you endorsed my work when I was in the final stages of my Ashoka application process. It was very humbling. Ashoka was impressed.
I need your help again. Now that I am focused on building E-Democracy.Org full-time, we’ve reached a key moment where we must raise funds to meet the [...]

Three Major Reports – NZ Guide to Online Participation, AU Government Consultation Blog, UK Digital Dialogues Phase Two

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

OK, get your tree-killing printers ready. Three major reports were released recently which add substantial value to the practice of democracy online.

New Zealand’s Guide to Online Participation -”identify and develop exciting and innovative ways to engage with New Zealanders in policy and service design and delivery.” Here is the web version and the 83 [...]

Survey – Help build a global network for local democracy – E-Democracy.Org’s Strategic Priorities

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

I invite those interested in e-democracy around the world to help shape E-Democracy.Org’s strategic priorities. Who knows, in the next year perhaps a local chapter will be launched in your community?
We’ve launched a survey across our increasingly global network of local forums today. While many of the questions assume you are a forum participant, [...]

Reports – Local Council e-Consultation Guide (Australia) and E-Democracy in Bristol (UK)

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

First go down under, for an upside down view, or is that right side up?, with the 70 page Local Council e-Consultation Guide written for Australian local government put together by Jackie Bailey and Monika Merkes with Darebin City Council with Lucas Walsh at Deakin University. More details here. In general, Australia and New Zealand [...]

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