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AFRICA:

     > MDP - Participatory Budgeting in Africa

     > F.A.F.

ARGENTINA:

    > Piketes

    > Movimiento por la Carta Popular

    > La Posta Regional

    > La 13 Ranchos

   > Agora TV

   > FORA

    > Poder Cuidadano

   > Politica y Actualidad

   > Green Left

    > Theomai

    >  IBRP  

   > La Fogata

   > FRENTE NACIONAL SANMARTINIANO POR LA DEMOCRACIA DIRECTA

    > Barrios de Pie

   > De tus Hijos

    > Marina Sitrin

    > Horizontalidad en Argentina

    > Why War?

    > MDP Argentina

    > Democracia Directa

    > Presupuesto Participativo

ARMENIA:

     > AZAT

ASIA:

     > ARDA

     > SAHR

     > IRI-Asia

     > CSWCD

AUSTRALIA:

     > Direct Democracy Forum

     > Senator On-Line

     > Australian e-Democracy

     > Beyond Representative Government

     > Australian Democrats

     > Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Plebescites Bill) 2007

     > Direct Democracy Down Under

     > Rule by the People

     > Brian Martin

AUSTRIA:

     > IG-Eurovision

     > Mehr Demokratie

AZERBAIJAN:

     > NBG

BANGLADESH:

     > Struggle for Liberty

     > Noor Hossain and participatory democracy in Bangladesh

     > NCCS: Participatory Democracy in Bangladesh : Minority Problems

     > Parbatya Boudha Mission

BELGIUM:

     > Democratie.nu

     > Vivant

     > Conseil Comunal de Mons

BELIZE:

     > Ambergris Caye

BENIN:

     > ADEA

BOLIVIA:

     > Tarija Libre - another

     > La Democracia Real

     > ABI

     > REPAC

     > Quechua Network

     > Nizkor

     > Veneno

     > Referendum en Bolivia

     > Univalle

     > Indymedia Bolivia

     > BolPress

     > PulsoBolivia

     > Democracia Bolivia

     > Rebelion

     > TINKU

BOSNIA-HERZOGOVINA:

     > COE

BOTSWANA:

     > Shikanda

BRAZIL:

     > Partido Democracia Direta

     > MDD-PR

     > Brasil Democracia Direta

     > Porto Alegre

     > City of Porto Alegre

     > CIDADE

     > CCLF

     > Boston Review - Porto Alegre

     > Transnational Institute - another

     > OISE

     > World Bank - Porto Alegre Participatory Budgeting Video

     > IADB

     > International Viewpoint

     > Taking it Global

     > Democracia Direta

     > Partido Humanista do Brasil

     > OABSP

     > MST

     > Legislativo Aberto Digital

     > Direito 2

     > Correio da Cidadania

     > INESC

     > DHNET

     > Radiobras

     > Artigos Juridicos

     > Artigos

     > ADPF

     > AMB

     > CUT Saõ Paolo

     > ADITAL

     > Le Monde Diplomatique - Edicaõ Brasilero

     > Presidência da República

     > MERCOSUR Social y Solidario

     > Carta Capital

     > Democratas 25

     > IPS

 BULGARIA:

     > Civic Participation

     > Letter From Bulgaria

     > Referendum-bg

     > Znet

     > Freeinfo

     > Bulgarian Velikden

     > COE

BURKINA FASO:

     > CGD

CAMAROON:

     > Free Kamarun Movement

CAMBODIA:

     > SMD Khmer

CANADA:

     > ViveLeCanada

     > Enitiatives

     > Direct Democracy Canada

     > P2 - Public Participation Party

     > Wise Democracy Victoria

     > Citizens Assembly Party of BC

     > Altantica Party

     > DirectDemocracy.org

     > Direct Democracy: How We Can Control Our Politicians

     > Direct Access Democracy Canada

     > CDD

     > CHS - UBC - Participatory Budgeting

     > The Student's Assembly on Electoral Reform

     > Fireweed Democracy Project

     > Ontario Citizen's Assembly

     > IMC Winnepeg

     > Montreal Charter

     > Hendrick T. Nieuwland - Participatory Budgeting

     > OISE

CHILE:

     > FLASCO

     > AtinaChile

     > LAC

     > La Fogata

     > DD-LA

     > Instituto Libertad

     > Clase Contra Clase

     > Sumariada

     > Poder Popular

     > CiviBlog

CHINA:

     > Embassy

     > Ford Foundation

     > Carter Center

     > PSPD

COLOMBIA:

     > ZNET Colombia

     > Polo Democractico

     > Tiempos de Reflexion

     > Indymedia

COSTA RICA:

     > La Voz del Pueblo en Costa Rica

     > Asamblea del Pueblo

     > Con Costa Rica

     > Consejo de la UCR

     > Consejo Latinoamericano de Iglesias

     > Consejo Universitario de la UNED

     > Informa-Tico.com

     > Democracia Participativa.net

     > FLASCO Costa Rica

     > Tribuna de la Libertad

     > Rebelión

     > ICDH

     > UNA

CONGO-DRC:

     > MCDD

     > Federalisme Regionalisme

     > Vivant Congo

     > Cairn

CROATIA:

     > CEEOL

CUBA:
     > Tiempo de Cuba

     > Tinet

     > Rebelion.org

     > Radio Habana (English)

     > T&T Cuba Solidarity

 CZECH REPUBLIC:

     > Czech Citizen's Constitution

     > HzPD

     > MDD

     > Social Stratification

     > Masaryk University

     > I and R Institute

DENMARK:

     > Danish Society for Direct Democracy (English) (Danish)

     > Direct Democracy in Denmark

     > FDD

     > Society for Direct Democracy

     > DHP

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:

     > Perspectiva Ciudadana

     > Rebelion

     > PARME

     > Consulta Popular.gov

     > Presupuesto Municipal Participativo Villa Gonalez

EAST TIMOR:

     > Irrawaddy

     > Le Monde Diplomatique

ECUADOR:

     > CMI

     > Asamblea Constituyente

     > FLASCO Ecuador

     > El Correazo

     > El Pensante

     > Tus Ojos

     > Radio la Primerisima

     > CMI Ecuador

     > Ecuador Rising - Hatarinchej

EGYPT:

     > PARC

EQUATORIAL GUINEA:

     > ACE

ERITREA:

     > FairVote

ESTONIA:

     > Erakond Eestimaa Rohelised (Estonian Green Party)

     > e-Governance Academy

ETHIOPIA:

     > Ethiosap

EUROPEAN UNION:

     > IRI

     > Democracy International

     > European Referendum Campaign

     > Blueprint for a New Confederation

     > DirDem

     > MEDD

     > EUMAP

     > Social - Europe

     > DEMO-net

     > Pep-Net

     > Momentum

     > e-Participation (Social Network)

     > DoWire

     > European Commission - e-Government

FRANCE:

     > Enitiatives France

     > Direct Democracy France

     > APPD

     > MEDD

     > CRJ Ile de France

     > Segolene Royale

     > Democratie Participative - Poitou Charentes

     > Demo-Part.org

     > Rhone-Alps - Democratie 2007

     > Liberation.fr

     > Mutations Radicales

     > RDD

     > Democratie Directe

     > France Diplomatie

     > Nanterre

     > Joan Oji

GEORGIA:

     > NALA

GERMANY:

     > Mehr Demokratie

     > Direct Democracy in Germany

     > Sage Journals

     > Demokratie PUR

     > Demokratie Online

     > Puk

GHANA:

     > Modern Ghana.com

GIBRALTAR:

     > Liberal Party of Gibraltar

GRENADA:

     > Community Labor News

GREAT BRITAIN:

     > My Verdict

     > I&R GB

     > Direct Democracy Campaign

     > Consultation Watch

     > ICELE

     > BBC UK

     > Silent Majority

     > Ballot for Direct Democracy GB

     > Direct Democracy.co.uk

     > Experientia - e-Democracy

     > Blah! Party

     > Unlock Democracy

     > Europa Magazin

     > Democracy International

     > BBC Action Network

     > 1Party4All

     > WDD

     > Involve

     > Open Democracy

     > IBP - Participatory Budgeting Guide

     > Caledonia.org

     > Participatory Budgeting UK 

     > PB in the UK Publications

     > Our Say

     > E-Petitions- 10 Downing

     > Heads Up

     > Participation Works

GREECE:

     > Peacable Direct Democracy

     > Re-Public - English Version

     > Inclusive Democracy

     > Active Citizen's Association

     > E.A.R.

     > Access2Democracy

GUATEMALA:

     > Tortuga

     > CGT Chiapas

     > Emancipacion

     > Guatemala Rebelde

     > Pueblos

     > OSAM

     > FICM-OEA

     > INET-TNI

     > Fundacion DESC

     > AGG

     > El Periodico

     > Accion Ciudadana

     > La Hora

     > OISE

GUYANA:

     > Land of Six Peoples

HAITI:

     > Le Nouvelliste

     > CTH

     > AlterPresse

     > Anarkismo.net

     > Alternatives

     > ICKL

HONDURAS:

     > SIERP

     > Cooperacion Internacional

     > Honduras Laboral

     > El Heraldo

HONG KONG:

     > AFAR

     > IRI-Asia  Document

HUNGARY:

     > ÉLET ÉS IRODALAM

     > EUROTOPICS

     > I and R Institute

     > HSF

ICELAND:

     > Thorsteinn Gestsson

INDIA:

     > Assam Tribune

     > New Delhi - Bhagadari

     > DRDA

     > Hooghly Zilla Parishad

     > Bootstrapping India

     > eGovernance India

     > Rahul MehtA

     > The Hindu - Another - Another - Another

     > Indian Government

     > KIGS

     > Madhya Pradesh Government

     > Panchayati Raj Department U.P.

     > Sehgal Foundation

     > NIC

     > I4D

     > CYSD

     > Boloji

     > Swachid

     > Science Direct

     > GhandiServe

     > Gram Swaraj Sangh (GSS)

     > Tribune

     > Gram Swaraj Abhiyan

     > Culture and Publication

     > Times of India - Another

     > Policy Innovations

     > Mc Master University

     > India Together - Another

     > DL Sheth

     > People First India

     > CBGA

INDONESIA:

     > Inside Indonesia

     > IRI Asia

     > Democracy Now!

     > Pacific Rim

     > Ford Foundation

     > BIGS

IRELAND:

     > IngentaConnect

     > SAOL NUA

ISRAEL:

     > Politics Without Politicians

     > Autonarchy

     > Kol1

     > All Business

     > Akiva Orr - Politics Without Politicians - Autonarchy - Books

ITALY:

     > Associazione Democrazia Diretta

     > Movimiento Democractici Diretti (and Their Wiki Site)

     > VeraDemocrazia

     > DEPP

     > Commune Di Grottammare

     > Grottammare - Red Pepper.uk

     > e-Toscana - government

     > Toscana - Government

     > Regione Lazio

     > Punto Informatico

     > Email Discussion List

     > Links List in English

     > Volonta Populare

JAMAICA:

     > Jamaica Gleaner

     > Government

     > Office of the PM

JAPAN:

     > Political Forum on the Internet

     > Direct Democracy Movement of Japan

     > Lincoln Club

     > IPADD

     > Citizen Power

JORDAN:

     > National Movement for Direct Democracy

KENYA:

     > OSIEA

     > Pambazuka News

     > African Executive

KYRGYZSTAN:

     > IRI ASIA

     > CAMP

     > UNPAN1

     > LGI-OSI

LAOS:

     > IRI ASIA

LATIN AMERICA:

     > DD-LA

     > Direct Democracy in Latin America

     > BNET

     > Curso Democracia Participativa

     > CLAS

     > Transnational Institute - another

LATVIA:

     > Superbs

     > All About Latvia

     > Latvians Online

     > EPERN

     > Central Europe Review

     > Government    

LUXEMBOURG:

     > MTK-IDEE

LIBYA:

     > RCM Libya

     > History of Libyan Jamahiriya

     > General People's Committee of Libya

     > UAM on Libyan System

     > PWP

     > MIDD

LIECHTENSTEIN:

     > Direct Democracy in Liechetenstein

LITHUANIA:

     > Wikipedia - referendums

     > NYTimes

     > Straipsnio Santrauka

     > COE

MACEDONIA:

     > C2D

MADAGASCAR:

     > ACDDM

     > MADAGATE

MALAYSIA:

     > Aliran

MALDIVES:

     > Presidency - Update

     > Maldives Culture

MALI:

     > UNESCO

MEXICO:

     > Revista Chiapas- EZLN

     > EZLN

     > APPO

     > Enlace Zapatista

     > ZeztaInternazional

     > WSF 2008

     > Nuevo Leon

     > Mexico Abierto

     > Flag Blackened - another

     > Capital and Class

     > Libcom

     > Swissinfo

     > CGT CHIAPAS

MOLDOVA:

     > ADEPT

MONTENEGRO:

     > OSCE

     > Governement

     > COE

MOZAMBIQUE:

     > Moçambique Para Todos

NAGORNO-KARABAKH:

     > Herald Tribune

NAMIBIA:

     > All Africa - Another more recent

     > Healthnet Namibia

     > U.W.C. - Hose Riruako

     > IDASA - (Power Point File)

     > KAS

     > Erongo Regional Council

     > NID - Namibia Institute for Democracy

     > IPPR

NEPAL:

     > Nepal Monitor

     > Durdesh

     > NCCS

NETHERLANDS:

     > INIREF

     > Referendum Platform

     > Citizen Power Magazine

     > Basis Democratie

     > WIT

     > Referendum Platform

NEW CALEDONIA:

     > Government

     > Sutien a Segolene

NEW ZEALAND:

     > Better Democracy

     > PCPD

     > Direct Democracy Party

     > New Zealand First

     > e-Democracy NZ

     > Police Act Review Wiki - BBC Article

NICARAGUA:

     > MPN

     > El Pueblo Presidente

     > Antropologia Nica

     > Confidencial - Another

     > Presidencia

     > Nuevo Fise

     > El Nuevo Diario - Another - Another - Another

     > Terra

     > Bolsa de Noticias

     > MINCI

     > CCER

     > Monthly Review (1987)

     > Prensa Latina (English)

NIGERIA:

     > All Africa

     > Nigeria Village Square

     > Brian J. McFillen

     > Kwenu

PAKISTAN:

     > NCCS: Participatory Democracy: The Minority Problem in Pakistan

     > Supreme Court

PALESTINE:

     > Znet

PANAMA:

     > Panama America - EPASA

     > ALHIM

     > RiveBoCa

PARAGUAY:

     > Yacare

     > El Correazo

     > Viva Paraguay

     > SSYA (pdf)

PERU:

     > Democracia Participativa

     > Red-Peru

     > PNP

     > Centro de Derechos Humanos de Nuremberg

     > Patria Roja

     > FIS - El Militante

     > CMI Peru

     > Iniciativa Popular

PHILIPPINES:

     > Akbayan Party

     > Anak Mindanao AMIN

     > Bangsamoro Self-Determination

     > Kalilintad

     > CSWCD

     > Truthforce

POLAND:

     > IDDD

     > Stowarzyszenie "Więcej Demokracji" & Stowarzyszenie "Demokracja Bezpośrednia"

     > Democracy International

     > Worker's Initiative Poland

     > I&R

     > NEWW

PORTUGAL:

     > CITIDEP

     > Orçamento Participativo Lisboa

     > Kolmi

     > Forum da Democracia Real

     > Avenida Central - Another

     > RTP

     > MIC

     > Solidarios

     > Government - Constitution

     > Minha Terra

ROMANIA:

     > Inititativa Civica

     > Transforma

     > Primaria Timisoara

     > PDA Timisoara

     > ICI Bururesti

     > COE

     > Active Citizenship (pdf)

     > My Society

RUSSIA:

     > CDI

RWANDA:

     > TOKTEN Rwanda

SAN MARINO:

     > Instituti di Democrazia Diretta

     > Libertas

SENEGAL:

     > VOA

     > DPH

SERBIA:

     > COE

SEYCHELLES:

     > Transnational Radical Party

SINGAPORE:

     > IRI

     > NPS Forum

SLOVAKIA:

     > AGORA

     > Springer Link

SLOVENIA:

     > Goliath

SOMALIA:

     > Free Africa Foundation

SOUTH AFRICA:

     > Deep Democracy

     > Government- Imbizo - Brochure

     > CPP- Ward Committees- Another

     > ANC Today

     > ANC

     > SALGA/GCIS/DPLG

     > INGOJ

     > Mvula Trust

     > Northern Cape Provincial Legislature

     > South Africa.info

     > ASAAF - Another

     > Mogale City

     > EISA

     > Delivery Magazine

     > Khanya-Aicdd

     > IDASA

     > Tshwane Ward Committee

     > Durban Ward Committees Update

SOUTH KOREA:

     > PSPD

     > Democracia Participativa

     > UNPAN1

SPAIN:

     > Demopunk... (Their 2002 report on DD in Spain)

     > Otra Democracia es Posible

     > Foro Participativo Albacete

     > Emancipacion Ciudadana

     > Democracia Directa Digital

     > Presupuestos Participativos.com

     > Cataluyna - e-Cataluyna - queCAT

     > Cordoba - Participacion Ciudadana

     > Presupuestos Participativos de Seville

     > Mas Democracia- Another

     > Guzman Duran Luis Juvenal at IMC Barcelona

     > Asociación de Solidaridad Bolivariana

     > OLDP Barcelona

     > Pedro Campos at Kaos en la red

     > ALU

     > Evolucion Democratica

     > El Rincon del Ciudadano

     > Otra Cordoba es Posible

     > Politicamente Conservador

     > Miguel Uzu

     > Galiza CIG

SRI LANKA:

     > Ground Views

     > Sarvodaya

 SWEDEN:

     > Aktiv Demokrati

     > Moberg

     > Demoex

     > Direktdemokraterna

SWITZERLAND:

     > Direct Democracy

     > Swiss World - Video Presentation (Flash)

     > Enitiatives Switzerland

     > Europa Magazin

     > Fossedal

     > Research Center on Direct Democracy (Universitat Zurich)

     > Swiss National Referendums

     > Department of Foreign Affairs

     > ADTI

     > Telegraph UK

     > Ronald Holland

     > Swissinfo

     > Independant UK

TAIWAN:

     > APDRC

     > IRI-ASIA

     > Democracia Participativa

     > Taipei Times

TAJIKISTAN:

     > LGI-OSI

THAILAND:

     > Assembly of the Poor - AOP

     > Urban Forums

     > 1997 Constitution - HR School

     > Asia Times

     > Green Left

     > ISIS Thailand

     > UNDP

TONGA:

     > Planet Tonga

TRINIDAD:

     > Trinidad Dreamscape

TURKEY:

     > Greens of Turkey

TURKMENISTAN:

     > IRI-ASIA

UGANDA:

     > Uganda Anarchism

     > UDN

UKRAINE:

     > Academy of Direct Democracy

     > Citizen Power Magazine

UNITED KINGDOM - See Great Britain

URUGUAY:

     > Democracia Directa Informatizada

     > TNI

     > Bnet

     > CLAD

     > Asamblea

     > EL Pais

     > InfoYcom

     > Presidencia

     > Transnational Institute 

U.S.A.:

     > Democracy by the People

     > La Esquina Caliente

     > Direct Participatory Democracy for the 7th U.S. Congressional District of Wisconsin

     > What is Democracy.org

     > American Institute of Direct Democracy

     > America Vote Direct

     > Ballotpedia

     > The National Popular Vote

     > USASpending.GOV

     > Center for Wise Democracy

     > e-VotingBooth.com

     > Humboldt Park Participatory Democracy Project - PRCC Chicago

     > Citizen Power Magazine

     > Pete Ashdown for Senate Wiki Site - Re-Public Interview

     > Friends of the Article V Convention

     > One Voice Now

     > Freedom Speaks

     > Freegovernment.org

     > Govit

     > Beyond Plutocracy (Free Book Online)

     > Citizens for US Direct Initiatives

     > Voices for True Democracy

     > Maine People's Alliance (M.P.A.)

     > The Voters of Arizona.com

     > Healthy Democracy Oregon - (citizen's initiative review)

     > CIRWA - (citizen's initiative review of Washington)

     > Gov 21

     > Deliberative Democracy Consortium

     > National Initiative - National Initiative for Democracy

     > Mike Gravel 08

     > vote.org

     > Initiative and Referendum Institute

     > Teledemocracy Action News Network

     > Citizen Power

     > PRCC Chicago

     > Direct Democracy League

     > Access2Democracy

     > Direct Democracy Center

     > Center for Voting and Democracy

     > Institute for Local Self-Reliance

     > MJB -  Upping the Anti - NYMAA - ww4report

     > First Democracy

     > MyVerdict

     > Zapatista Consulta

     > The Blockbuster Democracy

     > IRI Ballotwatch

     > Initiative for Texas

     > Nevada Vote Direct - Daniel Rosen

     > Direct Democracy Tribe

     > Hearing the Other Side: Deliberative vs. Participatory Democracy (Book)

     > TIME

     > Majority Voice

     > Extempprep

     > Counterpunch

     > People's Machine

     > American People Party

     > Sarvodaya USA

     > Delusional Democracy

     > Basic Law

     > Participatory Budgeting.org

     > Directly-Deliberative Polyarchy

     > Direct-Deliberative e-democracy

     > 3rd Party

     > TD Community

     > World Unification Network

VENEZUELA:

     > Consejos Comunales

     > SINATECC

     > ABN - Another

     > Venezuela Analysis - Another - Another - Another - Gregory Wilpert's Book

     > Global Research

     > The Reinvention Center

     > Axis of Logic

     > Peacework Magazine

     > TV Granma

     > Mathaba

     > COOP Tools

     > Rabble News

     > UNPAN1

     > Australia Venezuela Solidarity Network

     > The Hindu

     > VIVE - Another

     > RNV

     > MINCI- Another

     > Apporea

     > Congreso Bolivariano de los Pueblos

     > Constitucion

     > Voltairenet

     > Rebelion

     > CubaInformacion

     > La Republica

     > G.J. Mata

     > Causa Popular

     > La Republica

     > Estado de Miranda

     > Fundacion Ciencias de la Documentacion - Walter Trejo

     > Núcleo de Desarollo Endógeno Cultural Tiuna el Fuerte

     > Consejo Comunal de Bucarey, El Valle CCS

VIETNAM:

     > UNDP - Government Measures

     > Helvetas Vietnam

     > Vietnam Net

     > Communist Party

     > CHS - UBC

WORLD:

     > C2D - Searchable Referendum Database for all Countries

     > e-DC

     > MDD

     > World Wide Direct Democracy Movement

     > Democracia Participativa.net

     > My Verdict

     > International Budget - Participatory Budgeting

     > Direct Democracy Alliance

     > OIDP    

     > Democracy.Mkolar

     > El Rompecabezas de la Democracia Participativa

     > CITIDEP

     > CityMayors.com

     > Center for International Relations

     > Co-Intelligence

     > UNPAN1

     > UN HABITAT - Participatory Budgeting Manual

     > United Humans

     > Global Vote

     > United People

     > Direct Democracy Portal

YUGOSLAVIA (former):

     > Republicart

ZAMBIA:

     > Shikanda

     > Polity.org

  

 

Democracia Directa - Démocratie Directe - Democracia Direta - Democratie Rechtstreeks - сразу народовластие - Direkte Demokratie - άμεση δημοκρατία - Democrazia Diretta - Rikta Demokrati - ديموقراطيّة مباشرة - Democracia Participativa - Deelnemende Democratie - Démocratie Participative - Teilnehmende Demokratie - участвует народовластие - Democrazia Partecipativa - συμμετέχουσα δημοκρατία - ديموقراطيّة مشاركة