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Updated Tuesday, 17th September 2013

Virtual participation, real citizenship.

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e-democracia logo Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: e-democracia e-Democracia "offers simple web 2.0 tools to allow citizens to interact with lawmakers on specific issues, helping to connect Brazilian citizens to national lawmakers across thousands of miles of geography. Citizens can use the portal and social media platforms to engage Congressmen, mark-up legislation, and propose and debate solutions to policy problems". You can find more information in English on the Opening Parliament website.

It was initiated by government and encourages people to participate through an online platform. e-Democracia is national in orientation and concerned with democracy, politics & representation.

It was launched in June 2009 and is ongoing.

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This page is part of Participation Now, a project that brings together a diverse collection of participatory public engagement initiatives with the aim of supporting exploration, learning and engagement. Explore the collection of initiatives or read more about the project.





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