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When the Whole Neighborhood Pitches In, Results Are Better


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Why is having citizen input so important to create impactful policy? And how do we effectively provide the spaces for citizens to participate?

In this episode, we explore how the Basque Country in Spain has worked to involve all local institutions and citizens in the policy-making process. We also tackle what “neighborhood work” means and how it led to more ambitious results.

  • Guest: Miren Martiarena Barkaiztegi, Open Government Director at the Basque Government
  • Co-Host: Gotzon Bernaola, General Coordinator of Business Innovation at Basque Innovation Agency-INNOBASQUE
  • Host: Stephanie Bluma, Chief Communications and Campaigns Officer, OGP

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