Enhancing participation in Lombardy, Italy

The city of Pavia (70.000 inhabitants, 35km south of Milan) organizes and promotes the PB for the second year and for this edition decided to use EMPATIA to support each phase of the process, starting from the collections of the proposals. Only the proponents acquire the right to vote in the offline workshops. The proposals are discussed and evaluated in the workshop and afterwards transmitted to the technical offices of the Municipality of Pavia that verify their feasibility. The final steps are the co-design process and the final vote. Pavia Partecipa! (www.partecipa.comune.pv.it) also address the University students (about 20000 young people) who can accede to the procedure through the online validation of their email address that certifies for enrolement at the University.