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Belgian city is first to request a ‘commons transition plan’

by Futures Centre, Jul 25
1 minute read

The Belgian city of Ghent has requested a Commons Transition Plan.  On the basis of research carried out by Belgian transitions theorist Michel Bauwens and project manager Yurek Onzia, the city will become a testing ground for putting participatory democracy principles into action.  The city’s already highly engaged public participated in extensive ‘commons’ research and have created many co-ownership and co-management initiatives to be implemented in the coming years.



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