In the past three months, several FuturGov game sessions have been organised. FuturGov game uses people’s anticipatory assumptions about what the future may look like to generate conversations, negotiations and collaborations. By designing a process through which participants immerse themselves into the future, take on roles that are not theirs, and strategize to achieve their goals, the FuturGov game generates a participatory setting in which a debate can take place. The game has been developed
On 2 July, the EU Policy Lab organized a workshop, as a part of The Future of Government 2030+: A Citizen Centric Perspective on New Government Models project. The participatory workshop built on and complemented the already gathered knowledge from the FuturGov project. The goal of the workshop was to provide an in-depth analysis of some of the project implications for policies and public administration and identify possible policy priorities and fields of intervention.
Future of Government project: a few thoughts from the final event (new FuturGov exhibition at the end of this blog)
On 6 March 2019 we organized the final event of Future of Government 2030+ at the European Parliament and the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. The aim of the event was to launch the Future of Government report https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/publication/eur-scientific-and-technical-research-reports/future-government-2030 and run a dialogue on the future of government, in order to raise awareness on the possible transformations of the role of policy makers and governments, as well as their shifting power relationships. The event was
The eGovLab, University of hosted the workshop as a part of the project “The Future of Government 2030+: A Citizen Centric Perspective on Open Government” at its premises on March 5, 2018. Thirty eight citizens participated in the workshop The scope of the workshop was to inspire participants using design thinking tools and co-creating methodology to understand today's relationships between individuals/citizens and government in the areas of political decision-making processes and public service provision, to
On 16 February 2018, the Department of Public Policy of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy, University of Malta organized a workshop on the Future of Government with the participation of twenty citizens. The sample was intended to have different distribution and representation of age, ethnicity, gender, education, profession, and religion. The aim of the workshop was to reflect on present issues regarding governments and their relationship with citizens and envisage future. At the
Today’s and tomorrow’s relation between citizens and governments On 20 January 2018, fourteen citizens (diverse in terms of age, education and socio-economic backgrounds) met at MediaLab-Prado, Madrid, to discuss and map – through Design Thinking methodologies - the changing relationships among citizens, governments, and other stakeholders. The workshop, a part of The Future of Government 2030 project, started by mapping relations between citizens, stakeholders and governments today. Participants chose four issues of interests: 1) Youth
On 27 November 2017 we organized the first workshop of the project Future of Government 2030+: A Citizen Centric Perspective on New Government Models in Brussels, with participants coming mostly from international Civil Society Organizations in Brussels. The Future of Government 2030+ project is looking at the changing roles and forms of the government. By identifying requirements for future government, we can rethink the way they operate and explore how they might look like in