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E-democracy (a combination of electronic and democracy)

refers to the use of information technologies and communication technologies and strategies in political and governance processes.[1]
is about making use of the opportunities that ICT offer in order to strengthen democracy, democratic institutions and the democratic process. Introducing and developing e-democracy to enable people to become more involved in the democratic process and democratic institutions and to restore the declining interest in politics requires a conscious effort by all stakeholders, and determined leadership.[2]

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  1. Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, E-democracy.
  2. Council of Europe, Democratic Institutions, Council of Europe activities in the field of e-democracy (full-text).

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