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Democratic participation in urban governance

Objective

The DEMOS project will address the need for innovation and sustainability in urban governance in a European society suffering increasingly from democratic deficit, citizen dissatisfaction and policy fragmentation. Project partners form 3 interlinked spheres of action research: city test sites, research & evaluation framework, and advisory & dissemination forum. Core partner cities will implement & test innovatory mechanisms for participatory local governance, using an Innovation Development Fund. Research partners will continuously assess & feed back on the partner cities' organisational processes and outcomes & provide them with training. Associate partners will contribute to the project's audit of existing good practice & the pool of ideas for innovative actions to be piloted. All core, research & associate partners, jointly with a wider network of interested authorities, will disseminate the transferable project results, aiming to build the findings into integrated policy-making.

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CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL
Address
St Giles Street 12
EH1 1PT Edinburgh
United Kingdom

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ABERDEEN CITY COUNCIL
United Kingdom
Address
Town House, Broad Street
AB10 1AQ Aberdeen

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CITY OF TURKU
Finland
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Kristiinankatu 1
20100 Turku / Abo

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CITY OF UTRECHT
Netherlands
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3503 RJ Utrecht

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CONVENTION OF SCOTTISH LOCAL AUTHORITIES
United Kingdom
Address
Rosbery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace
EH12 5XZ Edinburgh

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DEUTSCHER STAEDTETAG
Germany
Address
Lindenallee 13-17
50968 Koeln

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ENA CHIOS SA
Greece
Address
Kountouriotou 16
82100 Chios

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EUROCITIES ASBL
Belgium
Address
Square De Meeus 18
1050 Bruxelles

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HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Address
Riccarton
EH14 4AS Edinburgh

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KATHOLIEKE HOGERSCHOOL MECHELEN
Belgium
Address
Raghenoplein 21
2800 Mechelen/malines

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MUNICIPALITY OF KRAKOW
Poland
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Plac Wszystkich Swietych 3/4
Krakow

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PATHWAYS
United Kingdom
Address
Hilton Centre, Hilton Avenue
AB24 4RE Aberdeen

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STDAT SOLINGEN
Germany
Address
Cronenberger Strasse 59-61
42651 Solingen

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STICHTING VERWEY-JONKER INSTITUUT
Netherlands
Address
Kromme Nieuwegracht 6
3512 HG Utrecht

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UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN
Greece
Address
M. Livanou Street 54
82100 Chios

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