WECE – We All Count Europe

Objectives

  • To increase political efficacy in local communities by providing training to decision makers on how to foster participation and dealing with the risks of open online discussion, and to young people – with special focus on young people in risk of exclusion – on how to participate in the democratic life of their cities
  • To stimulate active participation of young people in democratic life

Activities

  • Teaching young people to participate in democratic life while trying to reduce the digital divide and scaling up the efficient handling of multiple inputs in e-participation tools
  • Creation of e-participation tool as a base for the experience but physical events will be equally important
  • Reaching the policy level/dialogue with decision makers via the e-participation tool

Results

  • e-participation tool org (reaching the policy level/dialogue with decision makers)
  • Data collection of the online participation and representative surveys to evaluate the effects of training on citizen’s political attitude
  • Recommendations of the academic partner to be implemented and tested back

Info & contacts

Date of project

01/11/2015 – 30/10/2017

Website

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DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action (KA3): Support for policy reform, Prospective Initiatives Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects

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