20th IOPD Conference

Citizen Participation and Climate Action



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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IOPD held its 20th Conference's Virtual Week

The IOPD organised the virtual sessions of the 2021 Conference from 29 November to 2

The City of Lima has won the 15th Best Practice in Citizen Participation Award

The results of the IOPD Award were announced during the UCLG World Council held within the framework of the Smart City Expo

Cocody hosted the 20th IOPD Conference on Sustainable Cities/Territories and Participatory Democracy

The City of Cocody (Abidjan, Ivory Coast) hosted the 20th IOPD conference on 20, 21 and 22 October 2021. The conference will


2021 IOPD management report

2021 Management report of the International Observatory on Participatory

Youth Participation Good Practices

Greening cities through Participatory Budgeting: Answers to climate change from Lisbon, Portugal and Molina de Segura, Spain

This book provides tools and practical answers to implement climate-sensitive participating budgeting [PB] and is aimed