Mentorship program: Participation 2021

by Participation Factory

Are you facing challenges with participation planning? Are you unsure where to begin with your projects? Public participation is on the rise and a fast developing field. Many of you have encountered trouble with your participation projects, whether in the planning phase or during implementation. It may concern the considerations you need to make for

Participation, my love 2021

by Participation Factory

With our Slovakian colleagues, we hosted an event about participation   As a part of the Open Government Week organised annually by Open Government Partnership, the event Participation, my love 2021 took place on 25th May. The Office of the Plenipotentiary for the Development of the Civil Society and Participation Factory co-hosted the event. Besides

Three key misconceptions about CivicTech

by Participation Factory

Practical myths clouding your CivicTech perceptions   In continuation to the previous blog post about five most common misconceptions, there are three more points that CIVIPORT would like to highlight from our practice:   1. IT department will need to take care of CivicTech solution Although a certain engagement from the IT department might be

Five misconceptions about CivicTech

by Participation Factory

There are common myths around all innovative sectors, CivicTech is no exception.    As CIVICPORT crew dives deeper into conversation with municipalities, we keep on encountering some common questions and misunderstandings. Here we outline the five most common misconceptions about what CivicTech is and who is it for according to our team:     1.