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NEW Publications: Primers on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN)

The GovLab is undertaking a set of projects aimed at increasing our understanding of how to create smarter governance by experimenting with diverse strategies for using collective intelligence to improve our governing institutions. To that end, we are working with the ICANN Strategy Panel for Multistakeholder Innovation to develop proposals for the redesign of ICANN – […]

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NEW Publication: “Reimagining Governance in Practice: Benchmarking British Columbia’s Citizen Engagement Efforts”

Over the last few years, the Government of British Columbia (BC), Canada has initiated a variety of practices and policies aimed at providing more legitimate and effective governance. Leveraging advances in technology, the BC Government has focused on changing how it engages with its citizens with the goal of optimizing the way it seeks input and […]

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Toward Re(imagining) Governance: Mapping the pathway toward more effective and engaged governance

In an attempt to analyze and categorize the different forms of innovation of governance, GovLab Research released a paper and infographic mapping the universe of challenges, deficits, and opportunities toward more effective and engaged governance. While the current literature on the subject often focuses on one particular transformation such as citizen engagement or open data, […]