23rd October 2019 in Edinburgh - join us to explore how participatory budgeting is taking hold across the globe and here in Scotland.Read More
The World Bank has published research showing that municipalities in Brazil that give citizens the opportunity to voice their preferences on policies and spending collect significantly more local taxes.Read More
Ward 6 Community Choices is a £200,000 project which will make funding available for activities, events and more in Pollokshields, Shawlands & Strathbungo, Craigton, Dumbreck and some neighbouring areas in 2019.Read More
As part of their work developing the use of digital participatory budgeting (PB) in Scotland, Demsoc has been sharing inspiring examples of how digital tools have been used for PB around the world. This time they’re looking at Reykjavik’s long-standing PB process. This blog was written with the help of Róbert Bjarnason, who gave them a short interview about Reykjavik’s PB process. Róbert is Chief Exec of Citizens Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation, whose technology has been used in this process. Citizens Foundation are also one of the providers we’ve worked with to support digital PB in Scotland.
Read more here.