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Digital Participation

Category: Policy Areas | Back to Glossary

Many governments are creating online mechanisms for citizens to petition, call for action, and participate in making decisions on issues they care about. 

Technical specifications: Refers to public participation in decision-making through the explicit use of digital tools, such as online citizen participation platforms. E-petitions – electronic tools that enable the public to petition their government and call for action on issues in the public interest – are a subset of this category.

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Open Government Partnership