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Webinar: Participatory budgeting and its potential for community empowerment and social justice

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Webinar: Participatory budgeting and its potential for community empowerment and social justice: Webinar
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Hosted by: Oliver Escobar # Edinburgh
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Date and Time
24th Oct 2018 15:00 - 24th Oct 2018 16:15
Location
Online
URL
http://www.pol.ed.ac.uk/events/other_events/2018_2020/webinar_participatory_budgeting_and_its_potential_for_community_empowerment_and_social_justice

Community empowerment and public service reform are central to the Scottish experience of participatory budgeting (PB). But does this focus also open a window of opportunity for democratic innovation for Scotland? In this webinar, Oliver Escobar will look at what needs to happen to ensure that the mainstreaming of PB carves out space for more complex participatory and deliberative processes in local government decision-making.

More information and free registration here

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