People Powered Regional Hub: An International Network of Participation Practitioners Expands to our Region

by Participation Factory

Citizen engagement and public participation is slowly becoming a better shaped industry and there are international networks that unite citizen engagement and public participation practitioners in order to support their projects, provide them with valuable resources, and bring opportunities for cooperation and exchange. Yet unfortunately, Czech Republic and CEE and Balkan region at large are

Environmental Education, Social Services or Open Data: How Far Does the Agenda of Participation Coordinators in Slovakia Go

by Participation Factory

Do you work in the field of social services, sustainable transportation or environmental education? All this and much more is being addressed by the participation coordinators, who have been working in teams of three in six Slovakian regions since the beginning of the year. The coordinators are in-house participation experts who ensure the quality of

For the first time in the Czech Republic, participation will be a part of a large-scale transportation project

by Participation Factory

Transportation planning is one of the agendas of public administration that deals with the functioning of transportation at the local, regional, national, and transnational levels. For the first time ever in the Czech Republic, a participatory component will be a part of a new high speed rail planning process. This process, which is already quite