Weighing Digital, An Experts Guide. Episode 2/3: Portugal with César Silva

Mar 26, 2019, 12:03 PM
Annie Cook from The Democratic Society chats to three digital participatory budgeting experts across the globe who have designed, developed and are actively running participatory budgeting & citizen engagement digital platforms, with an aim to create a better and more democratic world.

In this second episode Annie chats to César Silva, CEO & co-founder of Change Tomorrow about the benefits and challenges of using a digital tool for citizen engagement and Participare which is a digital platform used in Portugal, Scotland and beyond, that allows everyday citizens to participate in various functions for a more open, transparent and democratic government. It includes: citizen proposals, voting options, participatory budgeting and their aim is to provide easy to use, do-it-yourself like, solutions to help change the world and make it a better place. 

(Interview over Skype) Available on Creative Commons licence. Music by Hamish Cook (copyright for music, all rights reserved).