Dreaming Digital - Antwerp participatory budgeting

Feb 21, 2019, 11:48 AM

Antwerp’s Participatory Budget is built around offline discussions in which members of the public have to reach consensus to make their voice count. Over time they’ve carefully monitored who they are reaching, and used targeted activities to include those who are missing.

Annie Cook speaks to Hanne Bastiaensen, now of The Democratic Society, about her experiences running Participatory Budgeting in Antwerp. (Interview over Skype - apologies for the low quality!) Available on Creative Commons licence. Music by Hamish Cook (copyright for music, all rights reserved).