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Digital Democracy

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"We'll see more and more politicians willing to experiment and find new ways to interact and engage with the public"

Theo Bass

Mobile phones

With so much coverage of declining public confidence in democratic institutions, how can a new generation of policymakers use tech to engage with citizens, make better decisions and rebuild trust?

Joining Nesta's Nigel Campbell to discuss this are

We also hear from Audrey Tang, Digital Minister for Taiwan on vTaiwan, a pioneering open consultation process bringing civil society organisations and citizens together with elected representatives and others to help lawmakers implement decisions with a greater degree of legitimacy.

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Future Curious is a Chalk & Blade production. Produced by Ruth Barnes, Laura Sheeter and Lily Ames. Original music by Ged Flood.