In the name of the International Observatory of the Participatory Democracy in touch put on with you to invite you to the XI Conference of the OIDP “New Technologies and Citizen Participation. Communication” civil society and instruments that will be celebrated in the city of Lleida days 6, 7 and 8 April 2011.
This Conference has such as a main goal new technologies in the design of Citizen Participation Policies, as one of the challenges key for the improvement of the democratic quality.
The International Observatory of the Participatory Democracy is an open space to all cities of the world, entities, organizations and research centers that want to know, exchanging and to apply experiences on the participatory democracy in the local field to deepen the democracy in the government of cities. Annually and from his constitution the year 2001, the OIDP organizes an international conference with the willpower of doing to move forward the debate on the Participatory Democracy and at the same time to favor a common space to share experiences and knowledge in this field. For the year 2011, the city of Lleida holds the Presidency of the network and as such becomes organizer city of the XI Conference OIDP together with the Technical Secretariat, represented by the Barcelona city, in the name of all members of the Observatory.
Currently the OIDP is formed by a total of 457 members, of which 271 are local governments or regional. The event addresses to political, technical and skilled people in charge as well as to all those people of the business world, associative and members organizations' university student and not members interested in the subject matter.
We expect being able to have your presence
ANGEL ROS DOMINGO
Mayor of Lleida