Deliberative Democracy and the Development of the Public Participation Networks
Social Justice Ireland discuss the development of Public Participation Networks in latest podcast.
Deliberative democracy goes beyond mere representation to give a voice to all citizens in the decision-making process.
The development of the Public Participation Networks (PPNs) in 2014 provided a mechanism for community groups to have their say in local government decision-making.
With over 15,000 member organisations, PPNs are going from strength to strength.
In this Ten Minute Lesson, we take a quick look at the pathway to the development of the PPNs.