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This report is providing final results of the CEE CN on-line survey on electronic participation entitled "Do you e-participate?".

The introduction chapter is providing description of survey rationale and context. The third chapter is explaining survey methodology including objectives, implementation, questions, tools, background information, survey period and target groups. Respondents statistics as well extend of participation are presented in chapter four. Data from survey analysis is presented in chapter five. Chapter six is providing main conclusions based on survey analysis as well recommendations for future CEE CN activities in e-participation domain.

Initial results of the survey were presented at the Citizen's Participation University 2012 and the final results of the survey will be presented at CPU 2013.

CEE CN on-line survey "Do you e-participate?" was financially supported by the 2011 Operating Grant funded by the European Union's Education Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency and implemented by the Central and Eastern Europe Citizens Network http://www.ceecn.net in conjunction with Institute for Electronic Participation http://www.inepa.eu.

Simon Delakorda, M. Sc.
Institute for Electronic Participation
Ljubljana, 27th of March 2013

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Citizens Participation Week 2012

Since 2005, Citizen Participation Week (CPW) has been highlighting issues relating to people and their communities. This has been done through the promotion of citizen participation where local and regional problems and resolutions are put on the agenda, while the notions of participation and democracy, and the opportunities for active citizenship, involvement and local action are also discussed. The emphasis is also put on good practices. 

The Citizens Participation Week presents a European wide advocacy campaign in 20 countries coordinated by the Central and Eastern European Citizens Network.

You are invited to learn more about Citizen Participation Week 2012 by using links below:

CPW 2012 – members´ activities

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The activities which took place included:

  • Forums for candidates with local representatives,
  • Websites with pre-elections promises,
  • Reports about the last mandate and the chairman’s period in local communities,
  • Panel discussion with citizens and public experts on local level  and questionnaire for candidates
  • Investigation about citizens’ satisfaction with local administration and communal service (including: water, electricity, roads and waste).

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Save dates for Citizens Participation University in 2013

July 8 - 12, 2013

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Citizen Participation Week 2013

September 23 - 29, 2013

 
WTD - Working Together for Development

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CEE CN is one of the partners for a project WTD – Working Together for Development:

A new challenge for local authorities associations and civil society networks.

WTD - Working Together for Development is a multi-annual development project designed by the Association of Local Democracy Agencies (ALDA) in cooperation with 21 international partners and associates coming from 16 different countries of the enlarged Europe. The project lasts 30 months and involves both Associations of Local Authorities and NGO networks, and aims at improving their capacities to act as development agents in and outside Europe, in partnership with European and national institutions.

To learn more about the project please visit  www.wtd-alda.eu.

WTD Alliance Trainings on Decentralized Cooperation
and European Development Days 2012
15th–18th October 2012, Brussels, Belgium

Chuck Hirt and Lucian Zuleanu represented CEE CN during the events organised in Bruxelles by the WTD Alliance (15th, 16th and 18th October 2012) and by the European Commission (16th and 17th October).
In the framework of the EU-funded project „WTD- Working Together for Development. 
A new challenge for Local Authorities Associations and Civil Society Networks”, ALDA (Association of Local Democracy Agencies) in partnership with 21 international partners and associates coming from 16 different countries of the enlarged Europe, including our network, organized different events.

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A book about Active Citizenship in Slovakia

The civic association VČELÍ DOM has recently published the book Active Citizenship and the Non-Profit Sector in Slovakia. Trends and Perspectives. This publication has been written by renowned experts in the non-profit sector: Martin Bútora, Boris Strečanský and Zora Bútorová.

"The study aims to map the key milestones, successes and dilemmas of the non-governmental sector; summarise the gradually obtained knowledge about its impacts on the society and its democratic transformation; point out the past and present critical aspects; outline the potential development trends of this sector, and draw the perspectives of making better use of the potential of active citizenship," said Martin Bútora from the Institute for Public Affairs.

Download the book from here:

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