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At local level, ICT and social media have already influenced several debates by blocking legislation, federating contributors and proposing new ideas. Here are some examples. Maybe you have others? 2005 French EU Constitution referendum – First time in Europe, civil society organisations and informed citizens used social media to defend an opinion and ultimately defeat… » read more

Posted by David Mekkaoui

EurActiv’s informal polls indicate 2/3 EU policy stakeholders are not satisfied with current policy-making tools. They agree that social media have increased transparency (VoteWatch, Webcasting, surveys…) but not yet accessibility and efficiency. They expect EU Community to focus on relevant policy topics, make working life more productive and connect sub-communities in an active European public… » read more

Posted by David Mekkaoui