The German Participatory Budgeting Network was launched by the Service Agency Communities in One World in 2003, and is now run by Germany’s Federal Agency for Civic Education. The network currently has approximately 300 members, and is available to German municipalities, interested civil society actors and researchers as a platform for information and exchange.
The network aims to support the work of practitioners and anyone else interested in participatory budgeting (PB) by providing them with relevant information, and enabling them to exchange ideas on specific questions of how to plan and implement PB. It also aims to facilitate sharing and exchange between practitioners and researchers.
The key instruments for this exchange of experiences, information sharing and networking among members are the annual network meetings, and the web portal buergerhaushalt.org. The first version of this internet portal was created in 2007 at the request of network members.
Would you like to register and get connected?
To register on buergerhaushalt.org you do not have to be a member of the Participatory Budgeting Network.