Developing next generation digital tools for direct democracy
How technology can be used to help facilitate direct democracy and citizen engagement? View the interview with Francesca Bria, the coordinator of the international D-CENT project. D-CENT (Decentralised Citizens ENgagement Technologies) is the biggest European project on direct democracy and citizen engagement, and one of the organisers of the Democratic Cities – Commons technology and the right to a democratic city event in Madrid 23–28 2016.
Interview: Francesca Bria, Nesta from D-CENT on Vimeo. Read more +
Interview: Robert Bjarnason
Róbert Bjarnason is the co-founder of the Citizens Foundation, a non-profit organisation helping citizens to get their voices heard and participate in governance. Together with International Modern Media Institute, Citizens Foundation it runs the Icelandic pilot, in which the D-CENT tools are being developed and tested with the end users.
D-CENT Interview: Robert Bjarnason from D-CENT on Vimeo.