Models

The rules have changed!

Wondering why no new models are being posted here?

We live in a different world now, since a global crisis, called pandemic, began in 2020. Where has democracy gone? Where does autocracy start?

There are no new models, since governments no longer want them. 

Nevertheless, new seedlings are emerging. Look at what citizens are creating to fill a political gap.

Please go to Emerging Models.

The pre-crisis models on this website might just illustrate a transition towards something completely new.

What’s next? Eco-civilisation in the making?

What’s next? Eco-civilisation in the making?

Where are we all heading? Violeta Bulc says, it’s Eco-civilisation. Check out what this may look like, and get involved if it resonates with you!
FROME – where citizens run their town themselves

FROME – where citizens run their town themselves

Learn from this smart way of local governance how you can make politics relevant, effective and fun in your town.
Portugal – The World’s first National Participatory Budget

Portugal – The World’s first National Participatory Budget

The world’s first national experiment in which citizens have a say in national spending - A general national participatory budget, one for Youths and one for-
NEWHAM – Where citizens are getting heard

NEWHAM – Where citizens are getting heard

Residents are co-creating their community neighbourhoods and deciding where to invest their citizens’ budget. A blueprint for participatory democracy in the UK?
Vorarlberg, where citizens’ participation has constitutional status

Vorarlberg, where citizens’ participation has constitutional status

Here, a tradition of involving many stakeholders in decision-making led to the citizens’ constitutional right to participate in politics.
Innovation in Politics Awards   –  Vienna

Innovation in Politics Awards – Vienna

Showcasing best practices in politics throughout Europe in the areas of Quality of Life, Prosperity, Jobs, Ecology, Civilisation, Democracy, Human Rights, Community.
The Global Challenges Foundation

The Global Challenges Foundation

A New Shape - Remodelling Global Cooperation: the biggest global competition of its kind for a new global governance system adapted to the 21st Century.
Kingersheim, a “democracy-construction”

Kingersheim, a “democracy-construction”

Participatory Councils, “agorateurs”, and the House of Citizenship are some of the tools used to help enhance democracy here.
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