Seminar for Watchdogs Warsaw 11 th -12 th  March 2010 Where there is a will there is a way, how watchdog activities change...
Are you interested in... <ul><li>E-participation capability to generate e-democracy outcomes for watchdogs? </li></ul><ul>...
1. In theory e-participation is... <ul><li>Providing added value for watchdogs when using information-communication techno...
2. In practise e-participation is... <ul><li>Implemented as supporting tool for watchdogs (3 examples): </li></ul><ul><li>...
to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo
to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo Consultations with MEPs Debates with MEPs Results: 540+ posts 20.000+ vis...
to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo Signatures Results
3. What about e-democracy outcomes? <ul><li>a) EC Interactive policy making: ->  45% of consultations focused to internal ...
4. E-participation is shaped by the power relations <ul><li>Which policy fields are subject to participation?  (policy que...
5. Watchdog ' s e-participation challenges <ul><li>Questioning e-democracy effects makes issues of participation, openness...
Thank you! Institute for Electronic Participation - INePA Povšetova ulica 37, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia P: +386 41 365 529 ...
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  1. 1. Seminar for Watchdogs Warsaw 11 th -12 th March 2010 Where there is a will there is a way, how watchdog activities change the world! Does e-participation change anything for watchdogs? The EU context Simon Delakorda, M.Sc. to je test Institute for Electronic Participation
  2. 2. Are you interested in... <ul><li>E-participation capability to generate e-democracy outcomes for watchdogs? </li></ul><ul><li>E-democracy outcomes assessment of European Commission and Slovene NGOs e-participation initiatives? </li></ul><ul><li>Discussing e-participation state of play for watchdogs and future directions at the EU level? </li></ul><ul><li>Regardless what your answer is, you are already into it :-) </li></ul>to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo
  3. 3. 1. In theory e-participation is... <ul><li>Providing added value for watchdogs when using information-communication technologies (ICTs) for: </li></ul><ul><li>-> participating in policy-making / engaging with decision-makers -> generating / mobilizing public support </li></ul><ul><li>(More at: E-participation - a new sphere of NGO activity? http://csf.ceetrust.org/paper/19/) </li></ul>to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo
  4. 4. 2. In practise e-participation is... <ul><li>Implemented as supporting tool for watchdogs (3 examples): </li></ul><ul><li>-> providing inputs to policy documents drafts (EC Interactive policy making) </li></ul><ul><li>-> informing decision-makers and public on their positions (on-line Citizen's forum) </li></ul><ul><li>-> mobilizing public / putting an issue on the public agenda (e-petition Act now!) </li></ul>to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo
  5. 5. to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo
  6. 6. to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo Consultations with MEPs Debates with MEPs Results: 540+ posts 20.000+ visitors 3 consultati. 6 debates 3 reports 12 MEPs feedbacks
  7. 7. to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo Signatures Results
  8. 8. 3. What about e-democracy outcomes? <ul><li>a) EC Interactive policy making: -> 45% of consultations focused to internal market, enterprise and transport -> 22% of consultations was open to general public -> 0% of consultations provided feedback with arguments which proposals were included / exluded into consultation report (an issue with EU2020 consultation report mischaracterising Social Platform's position, source: Delakorda, 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>b) On-line Citizen's forum: -> Slovene member of the European parliament has acknowledged the environment NGO's positions but there is no transparency how it will be adopted </li></ul><ul><li>c) E-petition Act now!: - 1 from 3 NGOs demand fulfilled, declaration adopted by the National assembly </li></ul>to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo
  9. 9. 4. E-participation is shaped by the power relations <ul><li>Which policy fields are subject to participation? (policy question) </li></ul><ul><li>Which institutions / actors are participating? (polity question) </li></ul><ul><li>Which rules and procedures are in place? (politics question) </li></ul>to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo
  10. 10. 5. Watchdog ' s e-participation challenges <ul><li>Questioning e-democracy effects makes issues of participation, openness and transparency more visible </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting on-line and off-line participation </li></ul><ul><li>Top down and bottom up e-participation </li></ul><ul><li>Personal data protection </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable e-participation projects </li></ul><ul><li>Motivating other players to follow watchdog's practices </li></ul><ul><li>Hot topic for the EU: 1 million EU citizens initiative to the European Commission (on-line solution?) </li></ul>to je test Inštitut za Elektronsko Participacijo
  11. 11. Thank you! Institute for Electronic Participation - INePA Povšetova ulica 37, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia P: +386 41 365 529 www.inepa.si / www.inepa.eu Simon Delakorda [email_address] to je test Institute for ElectroncParticipation

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