Research – CIVIC PARTICIPATION IN CBC

Client: Council of Europe
Period: 2015

Description: ISIG is in charge with a study on European experience of citizens’ participation in cross-border governance, covering the following issues:

  • stock taking and description of European cross-border initiatives (“Eurioregions” or similar entities) with a civic participation dimension (at least five experiences and their main features in particular the civic participation aspects);
  • assessment of the effectiveness of the participatory mechanisms and their impact on the decision-making procedures of the cross-border initiatives;
  • identification of issues that deserve consideration and/or decision at the European level, including through a European conference or European legal instruments.

Download the Report: Report on European Experience of Citizens’ Participation in Crossborder Governance

European Seminar on Democratic Governance of Transfrontier Territories
Saint Louis, France, 22-23 October 2015

Report on European Experience of Citizens’ Participation in Crossborder Governance