2008 Events

When Citizens Decide, May 1-2 2008

When Citizens Decide When Citizens Decide: the Challenges of Large Scale Public Engagement Conference 1-2 May 2008 British Columbia was the home tothe first Citizens’ Assembly designed to fully engage individual citizens indiscussing and making significant public policy decisions. The success of the BritishColumbia Citizens’ Assembly on Electoral Reform led both the Netherlands andthen the […]

North American Issues: Designing Institutions, Choosing Policies, March 13-15, 2008

NORTH AMERICAN ISSUES: DESIGNING INSTITUTIONS, CHOOSING POLICIES March 13-15, 2008 CONFERENCE AGENDA: ‘North American Issues: Designing Institutions, Choosing Policies’ consists of a number of plenary sessions, along with two concurrent discussion sessions.  Session A consists of presentations from leading scholars, as well as government and NGO representatives, on current public policy issues.  They will be leading an open discussion […]

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