Citizen participation strengthens the dialogue and cooperation between the City of Brussels and its citizens. It promotes citizen involvement at different levels, from information to co-production, consultation and dialogue.

  • Information: the City communicates with its citizens and ensures a quality information (website, Brusseleir, social networks, public space,...)
  • Consultation: citizens can express their views and participate in discussions with the administration and the elected officials (district forum, cleaning committee, public inquiry, consultation committee, advisory councils,...)
  • Coproduction: citizens propose ideas and participate in the decision-making and the implementation of concrete projects (participatory budget, Living Streets, citizen initiatives, Smart City or Agenda 21 project calls,...)

Brussels Participation informs and guides people on citizen participation. It organizes and supports numerous initiatives that enable them to engage in their street, neighborhood and city.

How to play a more active role in public life and the projects of the City? Residents or users of the City can find answers and even support at Brussels Participation.

Brussels Participation supports citizens in sharing ideas about their neighborhood and provides tools for the development of community projects (participatory approach, awareness and mobilization methods). The service shall, if necessary, get the citizen in touch with the administrative services and associations.

The City also has an online collaboration platform with the citizens. This platform aims to establish new relationships between the City, its residents and the users of the city. It gives citizens the opportunity to express opinions, to submit projects, to vote for ideas.