The initiatives of this category deal with the transformation of democracy in the digital age. Open Government initiatives, often referred to as e‑government, e‑parliament or democracy 2.0, aim to re‑establish the link between citizens and officials by increasing transparency and collaboration. They create spaces for citizens to share their vision for society and debate policy choices or to oversee the integrity of democratic institutions and the quality of public services. Do such initiatives help to improve institutional performance or do they pose a challenge for democracy in terms of data protection and privacy?

Four years of a direct Democracy Party in Argentina, Net Party, Argentina

The Net Party is a political party in Argentina, with 1500 formal members and about 100 active members involved in daily decisions. Their goal is to elect deputies in the legislative elections that make decisions accordingto decisions voiced by regular people , through a software (DemocracyOS) that gathers opinions and votes. The deputees vote according to the decision taken by online participants, thus promoting  "liquid”, “hybrid” and “direct” democracy.