6th IOPD Distinction “Best Practice in Citizens´ Participation”


The International Observatory for Participatory Democracy (IOPD) encourages you to present a candidacy application for the 6th Edition of the “Best Practice in Citizens´ Participation” Distinction given for initiatives developed at the local level. The IOPD Distinction for Best Practice in Citizen Participation has been created to recognize those innovative experiences and ideas in the area of participative democracy that promote participation and involvement of citizens in processes of elaborating and implementing public policies. 

The invitation is open to all local governments, municipal entities and extra-municipal entities that are members of the IOPD and have promoted a citizen participation initiative within the last four years that is still in effect at the time of the candidacy application. 

The award will be presented next 11th June 2012 in Porto Alegre (Brasil) within the framework of the XII IOPD Conference.

The presentation period for applications will began on January 15th and ends on February 15th, 2012. 

The award basis and the submit form are already available in the OIDP website.

+ info: www.oidp.net