Tag Archives: Citizen participation in lawmaking

Vergottini on the International Meeting: Achieving Greater Transparency in Legislatures thru Open Document Standards

Grant Vergottini of Xcential Group has posted International Meeting on Transparency and the use of Open Document Standards, at his Legix.info blog. The post describes Mr. Vergottini’s experience attending last week’s International Meeting: Achieving Greater Transparency in Legislatures thru Open … Continue reading

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New UK eParticipation Effort: Top Direct.gov.uk ePetitions to Become Legislation

In 2011, the most popular citizen-created petitions on the Direct.gov.uk Website will be drafted as legislation in the UK Parliament, and petitions receiving a certain level of support will be guaranteed a debate in the House of Commons, according to … Continue reading

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Holley on Public Participation, Environmental Law and New Governance

Dr. Cameron Holley of the Australian National University Climate and Environmental Governance Network has published Public Participation, Environmental Law and New Governance: Lessons for Designing Inclusive and Representative Participatory Processes, 27 Environmental and Planning Law Journal 360-391 (2010) (Issue No. … Continue reading

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