Engaging citizens to reinvent democracy (Contract)

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Background

The project “Engaging citizens to reinvent democracy" was born as an initiative of Future Worlds Center. It aims to bring together Cypriots of different age groups in an attempt to envision, conceptualize and design new models of democratic governance. The one-day workshop will be organized as an interactive co-laboratory, fully utilizing up-to-date methodologies and technologies of the science of structured democratic dialogue. The structured democratic dialogue methodology is a highly effective methodology that is employed for conflict resolution and which ensures that a variety of stakeholders represents the problem system of concern and that all stakeholders’ opinions are equally represented in the dialogic process. This project falls under the activities of the Cyprus Presidency.

Formal Project Description
Contract Title Engaging citizens to reinvent democracy
Project Acronym Citizens Reinvent Democracy
Lead Partner Future Worlds Center
Countries of the action Cyprus
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Website http://citizensreinventdemocracy.wikispaces.com/
About Project Engaging citizens to reinvent democracy
Overall objective(s)
Collectively developed vision and shared commitment to propose and promote reforms of current systems of governance in their own ideal socio-political-economic environments.
Specific objective(s)
  • Conceptualize and design new models of democratic governance;
  • A Joint Action Plan that would enhance reforms in the current systems of governance.
Expected Results
  • Web-based portal and website;
  • Joint Action Plans and Vision Maps to promote reforms of current systems of governance in their own ideal socio-political-economic environments.