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E-citizenship: How to get heard in the modern world?

It’s not always easy to participate in the democratic process: opportunities may seem scarce and inaccessible, leading to lower youth participation.

How can electronic democracy make participating in public life more accessible?

What kind of digital tools or participatory mechanisms might bring young people closer to their public institutions?

How can we build trust in these mechanisms?


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Simon Grambau
07 April 2020

E-citizenship is great! It's not only connecting young people to institutions it's also helping to get through tough times like the Corona crisis.
The only problem is the it-security of governmental services. But in development there are immense potentials.

10 October 2019

Whristband for every citizen which shows emergancy notifications and allows to call for emergency if you are in danger worldwide

10 October 2019

Is it necessary to chip people?- This idea is both good and bad at the same time. Good, because then we can easily be alerted when there is an accident, but the bad thing is that people can easily read or know all our.

How can somebody hear me in the 21st Century?- In this century, there are many ways people can be heard, such as news from a publisher. If you needed help from a senior official, you could use an improved website with a letter asking for help with politics or other things, with an email address below where you could send a reply

10 October 2019

Schools need to provide more opportunities for students to obtain real-world skills that are representative to their jobs and everyday situations. This means curricula will create more room for students to fulfill internships, mentoring projects and collaboration projects. For example, students should be able to obtain their drivers licence and learn technical knowledge in machinery while studying.