The Right to Challenge – ‘uitdaagrecht’ in Dutch – is one of the best-known examples of modern citizen participation. The city of Amsterdam encourages citizens to take ownership of their own neighbourhood, and the Zero Waste Lab at Plein 40-45 is the first officially successful Right to Challenge project in the city. What has been achieved so far, what challenges remain, and how can urban collective action be improved? We will share the lessons learned from working with Right to Challenge in Amsterdam. A collaboration between the Municipality of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
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With amongst others
Rutger Groot Wassink
Wethouder Sociale Zaken, Diversiteit en Democratisering Gemeente Amsterdam
Omgevingsmanager Plein 40-45, Gemeente Amsterdam
Professor in Coordination of Urban Issues and director of the Centre of Expertise Urban Governance and Social Innovation at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
Promovendus Urban Management | HvA Lectoraat Coördinatie Grootstedelijke Vraagstukken
Projectleader Right to Challenge & Advisor 'Inspraak en Participatie' at the City of Rotterdam
Senior Advisor Social Policy and member of Team Democratization, City of Amsterdam
Programmacoördinator Uitdaagrecht / Right to Challenge