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“I want to participate in politics,. Don’t know how,. Have no time ...”. April 24, 2007. Summary. E-Democracy What’s HazteOir.org? Origin Development Services Some successes Social campaigns. e-Democracy. Internet as a source for politics news  www.hazteoir.org

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“I want to participate in politics,

Don’t know how,

Have no time ...”

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Summary

  • E-Democracy
  • What’s HazteOir.org?
  • Origin
  • Development
  • Services
  • Some successes
  • Social campaigns
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e-Democracy

  • Internet as a source for politics news  www.hazteoir.org
  • Forum for the political debate  http://foro.hazteoir.org
  • E-Lobbying* www.hazteoir.org – www.hayalternativas.org –
  • Virtual electoral campaign
  • E-Vote
  • E-Government
  • E-Parliament
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What’s…?

  • An association of citizens and entities
  • Fighting for a better world
  • Based on a Christian conception of man and society
  • Trying to influence society, public opinion, the media and politics, and
  • Facilitate citizen participation
  • Using the Internet as basic tool
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Platform of citizens and entities

HO community

Lobby

Public life

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…fighting for a better world

  • We facilitate political participation of citizens
    • Participative democracy
    • Politics = service
    • Contribute towards the Common Good and human rights
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…Christian inspiration

  • We are a civil association
  • Non-religious
  • Mostly formed of Catholics
    • Also protestants and atheists
    • Have collaborated with Evangelicals, Orthodox, Jews and Muslims
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…trying to influence…

Political parties

All territorial levels

Government

The Media

Parliament

Public opinion

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…trying to facilitate participation

  • We try to make political participation
    • Easy
    • Comfortable
    • Agile
  • New technologies
    • Internet
    • E-mail (Newsletter)
    • SMS
    • PHP-Nuke
    • PHPbb
    • Message forwarding
    • E-Petitions
    • Blogs
    • RSS
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Action Alerts

  • News (one issue)  Web and e-mail
  • Action proposals to promote a specific position regarding the issue

Our representatives receive dailymessages from citizens

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Origin

  • A group of 3 motivated friends created HazteOir.org
  • February, 2001
  • We wanted to express – make us hear – our opinion, but did not know who to talk to
  • We thought Internet could be the vehicle to connect the people and politicians
  • We “copied” some initiatives of the USA: MoveOn.org, cc.org
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Development: HO people

  • HO team and network: 50 cyber-activists
  • Newslettersubscriptions: 20.000
  • Visits/day: 15.000
  • Ranking Alexa: 56.000 (higher than pp.es or psoe.es)
  • Mesages sent from HO: 3 million (approx.)

Our most relevant asset

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Development: platforms and entities

  • Single-issue platforms created by HO
    • Hay Alternativas
    • Cheque escolar
    • Europa, Así NO
  • Entities created at the HO environment
    • Centro de Estudios Jurídicos Tomás Moro (CJTM)
    • Asociación de Víctimas del Aborto (AVA)
    • Impuesto por la Vida
  • Entities created with HO participation
    • No es igual (ILP)
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Some services

  • Information: Electronic Publication
  • Activism: Action Alerts
    • Politicians, journalists, institutions, companies
  • Newsletter
  • SMS
  • Discussion Forum and Chat
  • The e-Store
  • Opinion Polls
  • Forward of Letters to the Editor of 120 media
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Some successes

  • Working groups and meetings with politicians
      • With representatives of the Popular Party (PP) and the Socialist Party (PSOE) to discuss our proposals regarding their electoral programs
      • The PSOE, for instance, incorporated some of our ideas in their Family development plan.
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Some successes

  • Information
    • At a meeting of the European Popular Party, representatives knew about the position of Spanish Government thanks to www.hazteoir.org. They finally adopted this position.
  • Documentation
    • A Spanish Minister printed all documents about embryonic stem cell research.
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Some successes

  • The Media
    • See press dossier
    • Abroad, we have been at: AP, CNN, RTF Switzerland, La Reppublica (Italia), Euro news, BBC (TV and Radio), The Times (UK)
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Some successes

  • E-lobbying
    • Human Organ trafficking at Mozambike
    • “Rafaela Operation”
    • www.hayalternativas.org
    • El Corte Inglés
    • Caja Madrid
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Some successes

  • ILP 500,000 signatures to legally oblige Parliament to vote our proposal of Law in favor of the family and the children
  • June 18, 2005 More than 1 million people at the streets of Madrid demonstrating for the family and against the Law to equalize marriage and same-sex couples
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Some successes

  • June 29, 2005  19 demonstrations in 19 cities
    • Same issues as at June 18
    • Organized in 5 days through the Internet, the e-mail and the SMS
    • Between 200 and 2500 people in each demonstration
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5 elements of a campaign

  • Strong and Reasonable Ideas (think tank)
  • The Media
  • Contacts with Politicians
  • Partnering with NGOs
  • Grass-root Lobbying: the Internet
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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

www.hazteoir.org

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