Politicians in New Delhi Inspired to Engage Citizens In Budget Setting

Politicians in New Delhi Inspired to Engage Citizens In Budget Setting

Setting the stage for dialogue on participatory governance, Raghav Chadha, Spokesperson, AAP, spoke the participatory budget development exercise intiated by AAP and said that the vision of the party is to “Move from a parliamentary democracy to a participatory democracy. Creating accountability structures, citizens’ engagement for policy making, the AAP government is working to include citizens through the Mohalla Sabhas and the newly developed Delhi Dialogue Council,”

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'We must embrace citizen participation & leadership' says Honourable Joy Phumaphi

'We must embrace citizen participation & leadership' says Honourable Joy Phumaphi

As global policymakers, we have a duty to form a bridge between political leaders at the United Nations and the citizen advocates, local councilors and leaders of all political parties at the national level. Good governance relies on engaged communities and civil society that can hold governments to account for their commitments. When political leaders and citizens work together, results are assured, progress made and sustainable development achieved.

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