Governare con i cittadini
The Administration of the City of Reggio Emilia, with the Department of Public Function, Formez and collaborating with the Emilia Romagna Region, organized in Reggio Emilia, from 14 to 16 October 2008, three days of study ad dialogue about the change in the relations between institutions and citizens, with specific reference to the issues of participative democracy and horizontal subsidiarity. The initiative took place on the occasion of the European Week of Local Democracy, promoted by the European Council with the patronage of the European Commission. Participants to the convention where mainly representatives from Public Administrations, universities and associations. Many administrations related about their experiences about problems and solutions to the issues of citizen participation in services management and decisional processes, experiences previously selected nationwide by a Technical-Scientific Committee (formed by experts, university teachers and scholars) from 73 candidate entries.