28 November from 10.30 to 12.30 - Room 1 - Palais de l'Europe
Sponsored by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Do crowdsourcing platforms – such as the Finnish "Open Ministry" platform – contribute to a more effective and relevant legislation or do they make the process slower and more complex? A further question is whether policy making is improved or distorted by public opinion polls conducted through complex analysis of large collections of online data.
Does/Do the following initiative(s) increase significantly citizens' influence in the policy-making process and/or make democratic institutions more transparent, responsive and accountable?