Citizen Participation and Climate Action

19th IOPD conference



The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD) is a space open to all cities in the world and all associations, organizations and research centers interested in learning about, exchanging impressions and applying experiences of participatory democracy on a local scale with the aim of deepening the roots of democracy in municipal government.

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The OCPM announces the consultation on the University of Montreal development project

Since it is located in Mount Royal and the plan proposes modifications to the Master Plan, a consultation with the OCPM is

European Democracy action plan presented by the European Union

The Commission encourages Member States to reinforce civil society capacities at both national and local

Barcelona opens a new space for participation by young people

The City Council announced on 3 December that  a new participatory process is under way for the city’s teenagers


IOPD 2020 Management Report

Citizen Participation during the Covid Pandemic: Insights from Local Practices in European Cities

Evidence from European cities shows emerging trends of shortterm local participatory practices focussed on the provision of

Beyond Inclusion: Critical Race Theory and Participatory Budgeting

Paper by Celina