This e-book explores the opportunities presented with online community engagement. This business case looks first at community engagement best practices and then explores the argument for using online tools alongside face-to-face engagement to build effective community relationships.
In an era of increasing urbanization, twenty-first century city-building exacerbates divisions. Urbanite societies are plagued by poverty and social exclusion – not to mention the insidious corporatization that surrounds the embrace of the Smart City. So how does the future city include all citizens, not just the wealthy elite?
Global intergovernmental organizations and agencies – and non-government organizations – are undeniably conscious of the call for increased public participation. Here is a list of 26 international citizen engagement frameworks.