Pilot Cities

Challenges

  • running participatory processes towards public

  • space renewal

  • co-managing green areas 

Context: 

  • 77 000 citizens 

  • Strong multicultural  dimension

  • New administration with a strong ambition for participatory processes

Main stakeholders: 

  • neighbourhood residents 

  • municipal companies

  • local NGOs

  • shopkeepers

  • cultural venues

Image by Keszthelyi Timi

Budapest

Budapest, Józsefváros VIIIth district

77 000 Inhabitants

  • district with relative autonomy

  • New leadership since Oct 2019

  • Participatory Office created, but the set up of deliberative tools is slow, with lot of obstacles 

  • difficulties due to COVID, financial shortcuts