International research project on interactive democracy in Europe initiated by the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape

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Together with a dozen international collaborators, the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape has been awarded a grant from the National Agency for Research (ANR) in the establishment of a scientific network on interactive democracy in Europe. 

Under the title EgiD”, which stands for Interactive democracy for European Governance, the research project aims at addressing the risks of the territorial, social, and political de-cohesion which is currently affecting the European Union. It also intends to provide sustainable solutions to contemporary economical, environmental, and humanitarian issues.

The international research team is made up of researchers of the Chair in spatial intelligence of The Polytechnic University of Hauts-de-France, the University of Bergamo, The University of Picardy Jules Verne, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, The University of Lisbon as well as the Tallinn University of Technology.