Document: Municipal Approaches to e-Participation


Presentation by Terence Smith for the SALGA ConnectIT Event. Purpose of this session: Exchange between municipalities on the topic of e‐participation, Introduce exploratory study on e-participation, Identify possibilities for further networking and peer learning

Table of Contents


  • Study into the Potential to use ICTs to Promote Inclusion, Public Participation and Accountability in Local Governance in South Africa, 2011
  • What is e-participation?
  • Why look at e-participation in SA context?
  • ICT-enabled participation mechanisms hold huge potential to enhance:
  • Recommendations and models
  • Some questions...
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