Consolidating Participatory Budget in Northern Italy

After the positive experience of 2015-16, the city of Monza (120.000 inhabitants, Lombardy Region, Italy) is now running the second edition of it Participatory Budgeting process. 1 million budget has been allocated for 10 districts, more than 180 projects have been proposed by the citizens and more than 3500 people supported them during the filtering phase.
EMPATIA platform supported the Monza PB during the voting stage, by providing a strong authentication method including live control of the voters' residence, SMS verification code to check their accounts and a smart email-free registration procedure. See how on