A New Age in Participatory Government: The Finnish Open Ministry

The Finnish government has just approved a new unique ID for all citizens thus paving the way to the new Finnish Open Ministry platform. Open Ministry is a follow on to the ‘citizens’ initiative‘ which allows for a mandatory vote on new laws proposed and backed with  A huge and fascinating experiment in extending citizen involvement but also true to the ethos, the Open Ministry platform is open-source and available on GitHub. This is definitely one to watch.

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