At the platform, we develop different formats and procedures for well thought out governance strategies in Germany, Europe and the world. In doing so, we are guided by the two central principles of good governance: Transparency and Participation. Our activities are based on the approach of bringing together stakeholders from politics and administration, business and organized civil society in different formats with the aim of developing creative solutions for urgent social challenges that are oriented toward the common good. to develop. To this end, we use both formats that have been tried and tested over many years and new pilot procedures in which we test innovative ideas.

Photo of participants of the trialogue "Migration, Diversity, Participation"


Trialogues bring stakeholders from politics (including administration), business, organized civil society and - accompanying - science into exchange. They create understandingwhere a diversity of perspectives is needed: in current social debates and in policy, science and process consulting. Trialogues prepare viable decisions.

Municipal Development Councils

Municipal development councils are bodies made up of politicians (including administration), organised civil society and stakeholders from the business sectorthat advise on a topic relevant to the future and develop recommendations for the local decision-making bodies. They are based on the principle that a inclusive, sustainable development of communities and cities works best when all relevant stakeholder groups are involved.

Municipal Development Councils

Multi-Actor Networks

Multi-actor networks are partnerships of actors from politics, business, organized civil society and academia at the national or international level to address challengesthat require cooperation among the relevant stakeholders. The networks are characterised by a certain degree of institutionalisation.

Knowledge Atlases

Knowledge atlases offer the possibility of documenting complex topics in a clear and interactive way. Using a specially developed online tool, the different areas and arguments of a topic are recorded in a graphical representation similar to a mind map.

Inclusion of the participation atlas Municipal citizen participation in Lusatia