Engaging Citizens: A Game Changer for Development?

...and perhaps also remediation and redevelopment?

Government works best when citizens are directly engaged in policymaking & public service delivery. What conditions are necessary for inclusive and effective citizen engagement? Can it positively improve people's lives?

This FREE course from Coursera and World Bank Group provides an overview of citizen engagement, critically analyzing how it can be most effectively leveraged.

The 4-week course brings together leaders in academia, government, and civil society to provide students with a comprehensive overview of citizen engagement, from theories and concepts that underlie citizen engagement to how citizens can engage in both policymaking and public service delivery. A wide range of perspectives and real-world experience will give participants a deeper understanding of the topic. Participants will also have the opportunity to collaborate and design their own citizen engagement initiatives, thereby putting theories learned in the course into practice.

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