Bottom-Up

“Power to the people” – but how? Political participation can take many forms: from referendums and public opinion polls to activism.

Interview: Participatory Budgeting

When citizens decide on the communal budget

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Can’t We do Something to Be More Useful?

Feedback loops: how citizen engagement can improve aid

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Peru: The Power of Citizens

Engaged and mobilised citizens can change the world we live in: four examples from Peru.

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Interview: From the Transparent Citizen to the Transparent State

How big is the influence of an NGO such as Human Rights Watch on political decision-making processes?

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Environmental Activists Take Back the Power

Governments are no longer the ones who rule the world, the power shifted to global megacorporations.

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