Civil Society 2.0<br />
Nothing can stop an idea whose time has come.<br />Victor Hugo<br />
CRISIS<br />means DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY<br />
Political disconnect<br />GAP between ‘the people’ and ‘the elite’<br />Frustration with the European project<br />Lack of...
The world has changed<br />
The internet is changing the world, and how we communicate<br />A new world of information<br />
To connect<br />To share knowledge<br />To make a difference<br />The internet has grown because people want three things:...
Will radically transform our very notion of Civil Society<br />It will put the citizens firmly in the driver seat<br />Do ...
By using social networks and online collaboration as the corner stone of our virtual house<br />How?<br />
It works today<br />Simplicity of answerpage and selectionof best answer<br />
Causes<br />
Start simple<br />Building our virtual house together with citizens and stakeholders: always UNDER CONSTRUCTION<br />Start...
Open and transparent<br />Collaborative<br />Flexible, organic and agile<br />Simplicity<br />FOUR Key success principles:...
ZN has been working for 12 years with the leading companies and organisations on some of the most challenging issues they ...
Join us:www.citizenhouse.eu<br />
Help us to make this happen<br />www.citizenhouse.eu<br />For more information contact Philip Weiss at ZN on phil@zn.be<br />
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    1. 1. Civil Society 2.0<br />
    2. 2. Nothing can stop an idea whose time has come.<br />Victor Hugo<br />
    3. 3. CRISIS<br />means DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY<br />
    4. 4. Political disconnect<br />GAP between ‘the people’ and ‘the elite’<br />Frustration with the European project<br />Lack of engagement - people increasingly skeptical about the European ideals<br />The Zeitgeist<br />
    5. 5. The world has changed<br />
    6. 6. The internet is changing the world, and how we communicate<br />A new world of information<br />
    7. 7.
    8. 8.
    9. 9. To connect<br />To share knowledge<br />To make a difference<br />The internet has grown because people want three things:<br />
    10. 10. Will radically transform our very notion of Civil Society<br />It will put the citizens firmly in the driver seat<br />Do to political institutions what the internet has done to companies: reverse the pyramid - transform the hierarchical structures of traditional command and control and empower the citizens to drive political change<br />The Virtual House<br />
    11. 11. By using social networks and online collaboration as the corner stone of our virtual house<br />How?<br />
    12. 12.
    13. 13. It works today<br />Simplicity of answerpage and selectionof best answer<br />
    14. 14. Causes<br />
    15. 15.
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    17. 17. Start simple<br />Building our virtual house together with citizens and stakeholders: always UNDER CONSTRUCTION<br />Start by focusing on two simple things:<br />Answering key questions<br />Helping to mobilise<br />One stop shop for citizen engagement with the EU<br />Our vision<br />
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    19. 19. Open and transparent<br />Collaborative<br />Flexible, organic and agile<br />Simplicity<br />FOUR Key success principles: our o.s.<br />
    20. 20. ZN has been working for 12 years with the leading companies and organisations on some of the most challenging issues they face<br />We understand the limitations and the opportunities of such campaigns<br />We understand the key needs of a large and complex organisation and how to connect it to the online world<br />We are trusted by the leading companies in the world to do just that<br />Why us?<br />
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    22. 22. Join us:www.citizenhouse.eu<br />
    23. 23. Help us to make this happen<br />www.citizenhouse.eu<br />For more information contact Philip Weiss at ZN on phil@zn.be<br />

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