Citizen Initiative Portal news
Rahvaalgatus.ee – yet another e-platform for civic engagement? No, a process of democratic renewal instead!
Teele Pehk Disclaimer: The following piece is written down from a deep love towards the tiny yet sturdy country called Estonia, also in firm belief that there is a lot of unused potential regarding further developments of the effective and flexible e-state to achieve...read more
On 9th of February 2017 Teele Pehk, the CEO of the Cooperation Assembly talked about co-creation and e-democracy in Edinburgh, Scotland. Invited by the global innovation fund Nesta, Teele presented the work with the citizen initiatives platform rahvaalgatus.ee at the...read more
Is it an illusion? A participatory website allows ordinary people to participate in state government
A little over a year ago, public attention was attracted by the “Let us live! “ appeal, which was initiated by the infamous writer Kaur Kender. In this appeal, people asked to change the basics of drug policy, as it is destroying the lives of young people in Estonia....read more
In 2017, we shall continue to work on the "Pension 2050" program, on administration of the civil initiative web platform, on a large-scale awareness-building effort. As well, we are going to release a report on the development of human potential in relation to...read more
Teele Pehk introducing People’s Assembly and rahvaalgatus.ee at the conference “Innovating Democracy” in Amsterdam
Teele Pehk, the CEO of the Estonian Cooperation Assembly, will give a presentation about co-creation in policy-making and everyday-democracy at the conference "Innovating Democracy" on 1st of December 2016 in Amsterdam. Teele will tell about change-making with the...read more
The publication of the Citizen Initiative Portal has been recognised as the greatest achievement of the Open Governance Partnership Action Plan for 2014-2016 in the field of open policy-making. To date, we have sent over 7,000 digital signatures to the Estonian...read more
Estonian Cooperation Assembly together with the Open Estonia Foundation and the team of CitizenOS.com organised a two-day workshop on open governance and public decision-making in 2025. On the first day more general presentations and discussions were held about the...read more
Rahvaalgatus.ee, a website that enables to collectively address the Estonian parliament ‘Riigikogu’ is launched!
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27lN6HmwuY4[/embed] An environment for discussions and petitions rahvaalgatus.ee is open for public use and testing. The website offers a possibility to make collective propositions to the parliament in order to improve life in...read more
The Estonian Cooperation Assembly is creating a new Citizen Initiative Portal, which makes it possible to compose and send collective initiatives to the Estonian Parliament (Riigikogu). In November there was a name competition for the new portal. The winning name was...read more