Issue Identification

Find controversial points of interest to start the discussion.

Online Deliberation

Exchange arguments, spark ideas and moderate the dialogue.

Document composition

Generate law proposals based on deliberation results.

Digital Deliberative Democracy

This project will investigate how technology-supported, large-scale crowd computing approaches can be used to strengthen the functions of the Swiss consultation and popular initiative procedures.

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The Digital Deliberative Democracy Project (D3-Project) involves partners from University of Zurich (Department of Informatics, Centre for Legislative Studies, Department of Political Science) and University of Queensland (School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering). It is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.