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People are not participating in designing policies affecting them especially at local level. In particular, the voices of women and young people who are exculded in many countries especially Middle east countries. The app would provide interactive app and website to facilitate that participation process.
Equipped with advanced interactive and participation functions, including forums, polls, calendar of events and geospatial information systems, wikis; the App enables citizens to directly define the content, shape and direction of municipal policies. By combining service provision functions and facilities for voluntary, community and business organizations The app greatly enhances social capital in local communities and strengthens knowledge and civic commitment, allthrough a single web-based geographical interface.
The app is tested in some areas by a partner organization Gov2u as a website. It worth making use of the experience to develop the website into app and start testing it in Middle eastern countries as well.