Building a participatory city

TV show. The city is the physical environment that facilitates citizen participation. Among the issues in which City Councils may develop actions, some areas are natural ground for direct citizen participation. This is the case of municipal city planning public policies, through which a specific city model is made possible. This model is finally presented as the scenario in which citizens will develop their personal, family and professional stories.

In this context, the task of promoting citizen participation should not be limited exclusively to registered residents, but to all those who may be favoured or harmed by local city policies. But what is the structural, legal, organizational and functional support that allows this new form of channelling public participation, named citizen participation? In this video, we will talk about the means and modes of implementation.

UNED DIPASO Teaching Innovation Group (Available in Spanish)