Citizenship: a verb!

By William Voorberg One could say that our societies have reached a new yet familiar phase in our consideration of ‘civil responsibility’. Former president John. F. Kennedy once stated: “ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country.”. But after the […]


With Borders to Cross Check-In people introduce themselves to our community, say something about their initiative or explain why they are coming to the conference. Share their questions from the field — and their experiences and ideas — by making a brief introductory video. The questions and ideas they raise […]

Citizens Manifesto

  What do you think about elected leaders and participatory ICT platforms? This week: Citizens Manifesto, An Ugandan case about constructing a social contract between citizens and their leaders. By Rense Bos Citizens of Uganda are concerned that their basic civic rights and freedoms guaranteed by the 1995 constitution of […]

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