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PEOPLE`S corner

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People’s Corner is a pilot project focused on empowering the common citizen, providing digital tools to allow the expression of needs and opinions, reinforce their civic role and participation with solutions in an info-inclusive way in local communities.

Several field activities will gradually raise the voice of local citizens to its public institutions, improve the quality of information that reaches out political decision-makers through the support of already implemented IT knowledge based platforms or tools.

The concept of People’s Corner derives from the Speaker’s Corner concept where anyone and everyone can express their opinions and debate with others their positions on government, religion, traditions, culture or any other subject of vital interest to their purpose in life since 1885 in England.

Goals






empowerment


Engage common citizens through forum discussions and communication tools that will allow them to express needs and opinions and grow their understanding regarding the relevant themes for their



participation


Assemblies, interviews, surveys and other methodology and tools to support greater interaction between citizens and decision-makers to close the gap on how ideas, strategies and projects meet community needs in the public domain



voice


Find local citizens testimonies, raise their participation level in close partnership with public institutions to improve the quality of information within the public domain and support the construction of better solutions for the community



Connection


Promote the debate between the population and public decision-makers on the topics of relevant interest for the community with better feed and find ways for people to access public institutions and community actors with greater efficiency

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People’s Corner is a pilot project focused on empowering the common citizen, providing digital tools to allow the expression of needs and opinions, reinforce their civic role and participation with solutions in an info-inclusive way in local communities using several field activities that will gradually raise the voice of local citizens to its public institutions, improve the quality of information that reaches out political decision-makers through the support of already implemented IT knowledge based platforms or tools. The concept of People’s Corner derives from the Speaker’s Corner concept where anyone and everyone can express their opinions and debate with others their positions on government, religion, traditions, culture or any other subject of vital interest to their purpose in life since 1885 in England.




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