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A talk given by Outi Kuittinen at Open knowledge festival in Helsinki on why open democracy, the we and the state desperately need, and can't exist without, each other. More on OK fest: ...

A talk given by Outi Kuittinen at Open knowledge festival in Helsinki on why open democracy, the we and the state desperately need, and can't exist without, each other. More on OK fest: okfestival.org/open-democracy-and-citizen-movements/

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Ok Fest2012 Kuittinen Open democracy, the we and the state Ok Fest2012 Kuittinen Open democracy, the we and the state Presentation Transcript

  • Why open democracy, the we & the statedesperately need each otherOuti Kuittinen, tutkija/researcher, Demos Helsinki +358 50 326 55 82 outi.kuittinen@demos.fi
  • (Open) democratic process
  • Whyopen democracy and the state need the ’we’
  • ECI on 30 km/h speed limit by NGOs Photo of Critical mass: hugovk, flickr Creative Commons Citizen movements create (better) things to decide on
  • Dodo’s urban farmers Photo: Dodo ryMay 2009: Little knowledge, lots ofenthusiastic hands
  • Photo: Dodo ryCitizen movements nurture active citizens that are interested in, and capable of, grasping the opportunities of open democracySeptember 2009: Sharing the enthusiasm
  • Photo: Dodo ry Open ministry The state is slow and its resources are limited.Without citizen movements people’s possibilities to make use of the tools of open democracy remain weak.
  • Photo: Dodo rySeptember 2009: Sharing the enthusiasm
  • Photo: Dodo ry In citizen movements ‘me’ becomes ’we’April 2012: Urban farming centre opens
  • Photo: Dodo ry A ’we’ that understands a bigger picture created together through action Instead of me, ’a self-service king’, doomed to make individual choices and Keski-Pasilan suunnitelma carry the responsibilitiesKuva: Helsingin kaupungin kaavoituskatsaus
  • Why the ‘we’ needsopen democracy and the state
  • When people move,structures move
  • 21st century citizen actionass: hugovk, flickr Creative
  • 21st century citizen action fast-paced projects, temporary combines virtual and live environments quickly forms networks across the world combines people’s different capabilities open processes, information sharing, deliberation non-hierarchical, averse to formal organisation is based on trust of being peers and trust is developedass: hugovk, flickr Creative through action ”we + just like me” lived experience >< representative democratic process > new action is not able to connect to it and its potential of moving structures is lost
  • (Open) democratic process
  • Open democracy =ass: hugovk, flickr Creative +
  • What kind of action by citizen groups and communities open democracy needs to become more than just a potential?ass: hugovk, flickr Creative What new links btw we and the state is needed? = new type of partnership btw goverment and citizen action?
  • Let’s co-think that in the workshop. Outi Kuittinen Demos Helsinki outi.kuittinen@demos.fi www.demos.fi slideshare.net/demoshelsinkifacebook.com/groups/8838070791/ flickr.com/photos/demoshelsinki Dodo: kaupunkiviljely.fi kaantopoyta.fi