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EmPaci project partners developed target-group-specific communication guidelines on Participatory Budgeting

The plan is developed in the form of guidelines and is dedicated specifically to the communication and dissemination before, during and after PB process implementation. It can be used by professionals and beginners in the field of Communication and Dissemination providing insights and examples about communication and dissemination activities, specifically...

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EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region – Annual Forum 2021

The Annual Forum of the Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is the largest event of the Strategy. It brings together all the stakeholders implementing the EUSBSR as well as other participants who would like to contribute to managing the common challenges the Baltic Sea Region faces. The 12th Annual...

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Participatory Budgeting explained

Participatory Budgeting (PB) is a process of participation in which citizens are directly involved in decision-making about budget allocations of their local government or district. It was first implemented in the 1980s in Porto Alegre/Brazil in particular to increase transparency about the budget allocations and to cope with social inequalities...

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Guidelines for Communication and Dissemination Plan (CDP) in Participatory Budgeting #EmPaci

Effective engagement of community members in participatory budgeting is a months-long decision-making process that requires detailed preparation and staffing, including setting of communication and dissemination towards community, development of partnership and volunteer recruitment, facilitation and training, administrative and budgeting support and many other tasks. However, engaging the local citizens in...

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EmPaci project released Communication Plan Guidelines for municipality representatives

As a process, Participatory Budgeting (PB) is a months-long activity that requires careful planning and coordinated implementation. It is never enough to appoint one or two responsible parties, as effective PB involves a variety of stakeholders – municipal staff, subcontracted agencies, community leaders and influencers, partnership organisations, diverse citizen groups....