The ResilientAfrica Network will conduct the first Deliberative Polls in Africa. The partner labs will engage in Deliberative Polling® to assess the informed and representative views of the population in three stages: priorities for resilience challenges, priorities for interventions that would help address those challenges and assessment of the success of those interventions.
James S. Fishkin Politics & Society PDF
Community Perspective on Policy Options for Resettlement Management: A Case Study of Risk Reduction in Bududa, Eastern Uganda
Stella Neema, Grace Mongo Bua, Doreen Tuhebwe, Julius Ssentongo, Nathan Tumuhamye, Roy William Mayega, James Fishkin, Lynn M Atuyambe and William Bazeyo PLOS Currents: Disasters PDF
Prof. James Fishkin is featurned in Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd’s podcast. Fishkin discusses how an old idea from ancient Athens — selecting random citizens to deliberate — is making a difference around the world from bringing wind power to Texas to reforming the Mongolian constitution.
ICARE, Chilean Institute of Rational Business Administration, held a forum discussing how democracy will be affected by technological advances and social changes that are being seen in the world.
The European Policy Institute based in Skopje, Macedonia, under the guidance of the CDD, implemented the first Deliberative Poll in Macedonia. This national event gathered a random sample of the entire country for one weekend in November 2017.
National Deliberation on Closing Shin Gori Nuclear Reactors 5 and 6. 59.5% Support Resuming Construction while 40.5% Support Permanent Suspension. PDF
The results are presented according to the three themes that were under consideration during this study: (i) Relocation and resettlement of the Nyachikadza community; (ii) Reduced vulnerability in Nyachikadza; (iii) Population pressure, gender and access to social services.PDF
The government commissioned a deliberation for the Shin Kori 5 and 6 reactors.
The six proposed constitutional amendments generated 18 questions about specific aspects of the proposals. Ten of those eighteen questions (55%), changed significantly. PDF