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October 2017

Co-creation and digital will mark the future of Public Administrations

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

The project ENLARGE was invited to the event on Digital Transformation of Public Administrations, organized by DG CONNECT and the Research Executive Agency (REA) on 24 October in Brussels. *** Irene Zanetti from ALDA represented the consortium of the project ENLARGE during the participative event gathering representatives of Horizon 2020 projects, public administration representatives, EU policy [...]

A new paradigm for environmental policies – citizens’ participation is key

By | October 18th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

On 16-17 October 2017, the deliberative event of project ENLARGE gathered over 80 people in Milan, Italy. The aim was as simple as ambitious — discussing real-life cases of participatory governance in the sustainable energy field. *** More than 31 cities, associations, and other institutions participated in the event, bringing their experience in the field. They [...]

August 2017

Project ENLARGE bear fruit: more than 30 case studies developed

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

More than 30 practices including participatory processes in the sustainable energy field have been collected from local authorities, civil society organisations and the business sector in the first half of 2017 by the project consortium. The information has been categorised and analysed and as many as 34 case studies have been produced. Video interviews Watch the [...]

First dissemination event launched! ENLARGE at the European Sustainable Energy Week

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

The consortium of the project ENLARGE held a dissemination event in Venice (Italy) last 20 June 2017, in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week. The event gathered representatives of local authorities and civil society organisations to exchange on the added value of participatory processes in sustainable energy policies for the development of local communities. [...]

Few places available for the deliberative event in Milan – over 70 participants already registered!

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

More than 70 participants from local authorities, civil society organisations, business sector, etc. have already registered to the deliberative event in October. They are part of the group that submitted practices on participatory processes in co-designing and co-producing policies in the sustainable energy field, and will reunite in Milan to exchange their knowledge and experience. The [...]

May 2017

ENLARGE at the European Sustainable Energy Week

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

The consortium ENLARGE will hold on 20 June 2017 a dissemination event in Venice, Italy, in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week. The event will bring together representatives of local authorities and civil society organisations to exchange on the added value of participatory processes in sustainable energy policies for the development of local communities. [...]

January 2017

Call for practices: participatory processes in sustainable energy and energy efficiency

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

The project ENLARGE, a two-year initiative funded by the Horizon 2020 programme, has entered its key phase and it is now launching a call for participatory practices in the sustainable energy field. All stakeholders (local authorities, civil society organisations, business sector, etc.) are invited to share practices deemed relevant, both successful or not. Please fill in [...]

February 2017

Twelve new supporting partners for the project ENLARGE

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

ENLARGE is calling all stakeholders interested in participatory processes and sustainable energy policies (local and regional authorities, civil society organisations, business sector, etc.) to become “Supportive Partners” and engage in the project to benefit of the following opportunities: submit your practices on participatory processes in the co-creation and co-management of sustainable energy policies and boost their [...]

Save the date! Deliberative event in Milan (Italy) on 16-17 October

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

Representatives of the 30 selected practices will reunite on 16-17 October 2017 in Milan, Italy, to exchange knowledge, experience and practices on participatory processes in the sustainable energy field. The event will be a unique exchange opportunity, since 100 representatives of local authorities, civil society organisations, business sector and experts from all across Europe will directly [...]

Collaboration with civil society in policy-making: an overview of approaches and tools

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

The first output of ENLARGE sets the conceptual and methodological approach of the project. The first chapter of the report categorises different forms of collaboration in policy-making: the main distinction is between participatory processes and deliberative processes, and between co-design and co-production processes. While the first ones mainly aim at mobilizing citizens in public affairs, the [...]