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China’s Digital Silk Road and Africa’s Technological Future
(Council on Foreign Relations, 2022-02-01)
The Chinese government introduced the Digital Silk Road (DSR) in a 2015 white paper as a component of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). It is essentially the technology dimension of the BRI and encompasses all things ...
The shape of things to come: A further dialogue
Selecting the Right Software for Supporting Participatory Budgeting in Local Government – Reviewing Suitable Solutions
Participatory Budgeting (PB) empowers the constituents to decide on how to spend a part of the public money. The citizens create proposals, which are then (if they are within the given rules of the PB) voted on by the ...
What can flat ontology teach the legislator?
Practices and acts of energy citizenship
Both academic and political discussion on energy citizenship have, to a high degree, focused on participation of enthusiastic and knowledgeable citizens as a catalyst for energy system transformation. Likewise, discussion ...
Four Rounds of the Finnish NATO Debate
Competitive knowledge-economies driving new logics in higher education – reflections from a Finnish university merger
Policymakers have called on higher education institutions to respond more directly to the new demands of competitiveness of knowledge economies. This includes instilling competitive logics in higher education policy and ...
What makes democratic institutions resilient to crises? Applying a novel analytical framework to the case of Finland
To curb the COVID-19 pandemic, governments took exceptional measures impacting citizens’ daily lives, the economy, and democratic institutions. The literature has already discussed the various measures and their short-term ...
Citizen-centred design of participatory budgeting : A transnational study in the Baltic Sea Region
Among the success factors of participatory budgeting (PB), Barbera et al. (2016b) discuss responsiveness, in terms of “continuous attention to citizens’ needs” and the capacity to address collective needs. To date, there ...