Does the changing culture of participation and activation through the Net give rise to new requirements regarding the target groups of citizenship education? Does Web 2.0 offer an innovative and appealing toolbox for citizenship education? Do the new forms of online participation increase empowerment of citizens and democratisation of societies in general or do they also produce exclusion? How can citizenship education react and reach excluded target groups within Web 2.0? How can Web 2.0 multiply online citizenship education initiatives?
CousCous Global is a film project that uses art, media and Web 2.0 tools to create change in a confrontational and feel-good way.
presented by Maartje Nevejan (the Netherlands)
Interner Link: Factsheet CousCous Global (155 KB)
Morsi Meter is an online tool to monitor the performance of the recently elected president Mohamed Morsi by documenting what has been achieved in relation to his promises.
presented by Amr Sobhy, Zabatak (Egypt)
Interner Link: Factsheet Morsi Meter (153 KB)
ParliamentWatch / Marsad.tn
ParliamentWatch is a web platform enabling German citizens to put their questions publicly to their MPs and MEPs, to their representatives in eight state parliaments, and in 52 municipal councils. The objective of “Marsad.tn” is to provide citizens with easier and free access to information related to their elected representatives and the writing of the new constitution.
presented by Gregor Hackmack (Germany)
& Ghada Louhichi, AL BAWSALA (Tunisia)
Interner Link: Factsheet ParliamentWatch (203 KB)
Interner Link: Factsheet Marsad.tn (167 KB)
Introduction & Moderation:
Tomaž Pušnik, University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Interner Link: Tom Kunzler, ProDemos (the Netherlands)