Trust Democracy has been working on several issues this year – read about the submissions we’ve been making, and how to get involved.
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Keitha Booth announces the publication of the review of Taiwan’s first Open Government National Action Plan 2021-2024 and reveals Taiwan’s wish to join the international Open Government Partnership. Civic groups in Taiwan applaud the action plan but seek broader collaboration across civil society, and ongoing training and promotion across central and local government to ensure long-term results and an enduring open government culture.
Watch a video of Sue Barker arguing for an ‘enabling’ charities regime. The sector will have to act if it doesn’t want the government’s ‘restrictive’ proposals to become law. Included are Sue’s presentation slides.
Watch or listen to the recording of Helmut Modlik, Tumu Whakarae of Te Rūnanga o Toa Rangatira, speaking to Trust Democracy’s AGM about his vision for deliberative community governance in Porirua.
A transcript of Helmut Modlik’s address, and the subsequent Q & A, at Trust Democracy’s Annual General Meeting that was held on 12 April 2022.
The future of local democracy is far too important to be left to politicians and experts alone. Simon Wright writes that ordinary people need to be at the table too.
This is a record of Democracy ‘after’ COVID, a Zoom workshop hosted by Trust Democracy on 2 November 2021 and led by Prof. Lyn Carson, the Research Director of the newDemocracy Foundation. A video, some reflections about what happened, and some suggested actions are included.
A resource list for people with an appetite for learning more about what it takes to make democracy work as it should.
Trust Democracy is pleased to bring you Democracy ‘after’ COVID, an interactive Zoom workshop with Lyn Carson to explore democracy’s past, present and future. The workshop will be held on Tuesday 2 November 2021, 7.30-9.00pm, by Zoom. For the Zoom…
John Pennington suggests how the work of Canadian political scientist Mark E. Warren can help us help us think about the task of improving our democracy.