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Citizen Engagement Content

What is the Difference between Citizen Engagement...

Over the last few years, there’s been a shift from top-down governance to more horizontally organised types of government. This new political current includes all the stakeholders of public policy…

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Citizen Science Collaboration with the U.S....

Citizen science is science undertaken by the public, usually in collaboration with professional scientific institutions. It encourages citizens to tackle real-world scientific problems and augments traditional science by expanding the…

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Mobile WorkForce Public Sector

Patrolling such a large population 24 hours a day is no easy task. However, since citizens don’t always see the deputies, the result is an increase in call volume and…

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The Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is designed to meet unmet human, educational, environmental, and public safety needs and to renew an ethic of civic responsibility by encouraging…

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Meet Your Agency’s Mission on Social

Today, reputations are built and destroyed on social media. With organic reach continuing to decline, every view could be your last chance to make a positive first impression and gain…

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Strategic Framework for Mainstreaming Citizen...

The World Bank Group (WBG) has a long history of multi-stakeholder engagement in the operations it funds. Multi-stakeholder engagement began in the 1970s, was formalized in the 1980s, and deepened…

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Davos Lab: Youth Recovery Plan

Young people are the most affected demographic when it comes to the world’s rising socio-economic, political and environmental crises. Yet, they are also the best placed to lead the transition…

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The Future of Digital Democracy

Included in this paper are interviews with a variety of experts in the field of digital democracy. These conversations were assembled with the ambition to share knowledge and contribute to…

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Social Media for Gov: Harnessing Analytics and...

Social media has been an increasingly significant platform with the potential to serve reliable information dissemination especially amidst a chaotic setting with this COVID-19 crisis. With the growing number of…

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Accela COVID-19 Response Solution

Accela’s COVID-19 Response Solutions program is designed to help agencies deal with high volumes of needed services during stay-at-home directives for citizens and employees. The program includes the following: -Pre-packaged…

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Embracing Innovation in Government: Seamless...

Research and analysis undertaken by OPSI and the MBRCGI reveal that the most innovative countries and cities are taking action to eliminate points of friction between governments and those that…

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Enhancing Public Governance: An Agenda for 2021...

The public’s trust in government has been declining for decades. Restoring Americans’ trust in democratic government will be a long-term effort. This paper, and a companion piece, offer an agenda…

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Municipal White Paper

Large events are an important and growing fixture on the calendars of cities across the nation. While there is often an economic upside, these events can create sustainability and community…

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All Hands on Deck: Harnessing Accountability...

Confronting the health effects and the economic upheaval of COVID-19 has required massive money flows as well as rushed and unprecedented decisions on government spending. Dozens of countries have created…

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Engaging Americans & Increasing Public Trust: An...

Our country faces a crisis of national confidence in its governance processes. This crisis has deep roots that have grown silently for several decades. A recent report by a national…

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