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Citizen Engagement Content

What is the Difference between Citizen Engagement and Participation?

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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Strategic Framework for Mainstreaming Citizen Engagement in World Bank Group Operations

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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Mobile WorkForce Public Sector

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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Community Engagement: A Practitioner’s Guide Part 1

Community Engagement: A Practitioner’s Guide Part 1

Written in collaboration with the Department of Civic Things, part one of this two-part series explores the steps needed to take to create a sustainable and effective engagement strategy for…

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The Corporation for National and Community Service

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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Davos Lab: Youth Recovery Plan

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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Election Worker Safety and Privacy

Election Worker Safety and Privacy

Concerns about election workers’ safety and privacy have been reported following the 2020 election, in news reports and testimony before House and Senate committees. Some election workers have raised concerns…

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The Department of Homeland Security’s Authority to Expand Expedited Removal

The Department of Homeland Security’s Authority to...

Non-U.S. nationals (aliens, as the term is used in federal statute) apprehended by immigration authorities when attempting to unlawfully enter the United States are generally subject to a streamlined, expedited…

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Federal Election Commission Nomination Background

Federal Election Commission Nomination Background

The Senate is considering President Biden’s nomination of Dara Lindenbaum to the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The FEC currently has a full slate of six serving commissioners. The Senate most…

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Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2020

Voting and Registration in the Election of...

Following each national election, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts the Current Population Survey’s (CPS) November Voting and Registration Supplement. The supplement is fielded following both presidential elections when congressional seats…

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Social Media for Gov: Harnessing Analytics and Campaigns to Maximise Value Through Social Media

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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All Hands on Deck: Harnessing Accountability Through External Public Audits

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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Embracing Innovation in Government: Seamless Government

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 and Beyond

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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How the EU Can Unlock the Private Sector’s Human-Mobility Data for Social Good

How the EU Can Unlock the Private Sector’s...

Many businesses routinely collect data about the location of consumers, such as where they are when they make a purchase or use a mobile app. Aggregating this information reveals useful…

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