Active citizen engagement is essential to holding governments accountable and realizing democratic values in decision-making. At PartnersGlobal, we believe specific and contextualized methodologies are needed to ensure the fair and equal participation of all stakeholders in diverse settings. We focus on applying tailored methods and tools to mobilize citizens, taking into account differences in power, access, and culture among different populations. This work is informed by layers of nuance around concepts of manipulation, tokenism, demonstration, informed inclusion, ownership of decision-making, and self-organizing.
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As part of the Positive Peace Project, youth across Colombia engaged in a participatory...