Participation in Long-Term Decision-Making

Participation in Long-Term Decision-Making (PALO) is a multidisciplinary research project that focuses on the problems related to long-term decision-making practices. The PALO consortium consists of four organisations: the University of Turku, the Natural Resource Institute Finland, Åbo Akademi University and the University of Tampere. The four-year (2017-2021) project is funded by the Strategic Research Council (SRC) at the Academy of Finland.

The PALO project aims to strengthen democracy by developing better practices for deliberative citizen participation and public decision-making. By reforming policy-making processes, we can place more emphasis on long-term consequences and the needs of future generations.

Research themes

Short-termism in decision-making

Deliberative citizen participation

Future sensitive democracy

News

Seminar: Future Sensitivity of Democracy, 17 June 2019, Turku

Blog: Maija Setälä | Citizens’ Initiative Review amidst linguistic division and issue polarization

Conference: Co-Creation – Making Ecological Economics Matter 18-21 June 2019, Turku

Social media

Kohta luvassa tutkittua tietoa tulevista sukupolvista ja demokratiasta. Liity kuulolle klo 18 osoitteessa… https://t.co/BsjDwdXppz
RT @ucpori: Satakuntaliiton, @UniTurku ja @TampereUni järjestämässä Satakunnan kansalaiskeskustelussa koulutuksen kehittäminen ja osaavan…
#Studiageneralia: Miten tulevat sukupolvet voidaan huomioida päätöksenteossa? @uniturku @maija_setala kertoo aihees… https://t.co/Tcn6rU1WkD

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