From Gather to the Assembly Meeting: what’s the issue?

Yesterday we began our first test of the Gather Space of NHS Citizen. The aim was to identify what ideas people engaging with NHS Citizen think are important enough to considered for the first test of the Assembly Meeting today. If you’d like to know more about the test, about NHS Citizen and the three […]

Launch Event – NHS Expo

by Emma Daniel from Public-i Today at the NHS Expo 2014 the exciting NHS Citizen model was launched. Interestingly, before the model is finished. The team working with NHS England are working very much in public and in live time. The purpose of the model is to increase accountability to citizens of the NHS England […]

Event Review: Demsoc at the Headstrong Club, Lewes, 31/1/14

The Elephant and Castle pub in Lewes was host to a packed room for the first Headstrong Club meeting of the year featuring Demsoc’s Anthony Zacharzewski. Anthony spoke about the challenges and opportunities within contemporary democracy and some of projects the Democratic Society are running in Lewes District and beyond. Anthony used his allotted time to discuss “the practical consequences of […]

Event Review: Crowdsourcing in Policy & Law Making – World Forum of Democracy – Strasbourg – 28/11/2013.

  A host of academics, democracy activists, politicians and crowdsourcing practitioners came together at the World Forum of Democracy to discuss the impact of crowdsourcing on policy making and law drafting. Despite the lab venue being located at the very end of the long winding corridor of the Palais de l’Europe, the room was healthily […]

20 things from the World Forum for Democracy #coe_wfd

1. There are more interesting initiatives out there that you have time to talk about in two days, but it was brilliant to meet them and to share ideas. 2. People seem to be increasingly coalescing around the idea that we need a common open infrastructure for democracy apps, so that they can share information […]