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What do young people want from Democracy?

What do young people want from Democracy?

The world is upside down. How does that affect us? During the elections in the canton of Bern, we asked members of the youth parliament what they want from our democracy and from the politics in Bern.

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Workshop : Atelier pour une application de suivi du Parlement

Workshop : Atelier pour une application de suivi du Parlement

Que se passe-t-il au Parlement ? Surtout pour les jeunes électeurs ou les électeurs inexpérimentés, les activités de notre parlement national sont une sorte de „boîte noire“. Dans le cadre d’un atelier, nous analysons les chances et les risques de mettre à la disposition des électeurs une application qui les aide à observer ce qui se passe au Parlement. À quoi pourrait ressembler une application d’observation du Parlement ?

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Speed Dating at Bern City Hall

Speed Dating at Bern City Hall

After focusing on the development of digital election aids since 2019, we were able to hold our first live event on 4 March. In the City Hall of the Canton of Bern, three school classes of secondary level 2 had the opportunity to get to know acting members of the...

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Bern and Vaud

Bern and Vaud

We are back from hibernation! During the elections in March 2022, we will be on the road with our revised apps, workshops and an event in the cantons of Bern and Vaud. Joining us are the Grand Council of the Canton of Berne and the Youth Parliament of Berne.  ...

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Final Surveys Fribourg

Final Surveys Fribourg

Now that the first round of voting in Fribourg is over, it’s time for final surveys! Have you tested the CH+App or DOPE Elections? We are looking forward to your suggestions for improvement!

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20 Minutes Online

20 Minutes Online

The 20 Minutes Online magazine reports how our election support tools help you find perfect matches or catapult politicians out of their chairs. Two articles appeared last week, on the French and German Versions of 20 Minutes Online.

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Hi Fribourg! Here are 2 voting apps

Hi Fribourg! Here are 2 voting apps

The time has come! We have developed two voting apps for the elections in Fribourg: With the CH+App and Dope Elections you can easily get to know and compare your candidates.
What’s behind it? You can find the most important information here…

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Public Testing

Public Testing

The latest test versions of our election tools are online! The CH+App and DOPE Elections have been revised and will soon be ready for use in the canton of Fribourg.

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Workshop with Psychology Students

Workshop with Psychology Students

 During a game workshop at the ZHdK Zurich University of the Arts, a group of psychology students took a look at the CH+App and DOPE Elections. Games for Democracy, what does that mean from a psychological perspective?

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Test group for Fribourg

Test group for Fribourg

For our current project round in the canton of Fribourg, we are looking for testers who have a say in how new functions are implemented.
This way to the registration!

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Feedback survey DOPE Elections

Feedback survey DOPE Elections

In Neuchâtel, our first round of research in French-speaking Switzerland is coming to an end. DOPE Elections is our first concept in which we focus on the playful aspect. The final question is online until 17 May. We are looking forward to the feedback!

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Here comes DOPE Elections!

Here comes DOPE Elections!

In the next few days we will be releasing our new concept DOPE Elections on the App Store and on Google Play. Pssst! If you want to try it out beforehand, you can test the app here …

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Prototype Fund Demo Day

Prototype Fund Demo Day

At the Demo Day of the Prototype Fund CH on 2 March, 5 projects that have been dealing with democracy and digitalisation over the last 6 months will be presented. Click here for the event:

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Workshop: Increase voter turnout with gamification

Workshop: Increase voter turnout with gamification

At the Campus für Demokratie’s online event “Spiel, Spass und Politik – Gamification, Edutainment und Demokratie”, Sophie Walker elaborated on gamification principles in relation to political self-education and shared first insights from the research round in Basel-Stadt.

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Swiss Digital Days. Panel. Livestream

Swiss Digital Days. Panel. Livestream

The Swiss Digital Days will take place from 1 to 3 November. This year, Projekt CH+ is taking part twice. On Sunday, 1 November at 17:20, Sophie Walker will be part of the SRF panel discussion on "Envisioning the Future: Report of the interdisciplinary conference...

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Feedback Survey Basel-Stadt

Feedback Survey Basel-Stadt

The test round in Basel-Stadt is drawing to a close. With 500 registrations we had twice as many registrations compared to our first test in the canton of Uri.

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On the National News

On the National News

On Friday we were „The Idea“ at 10vor10! We would like to thank SRF – Swiss Radio and Television for the opportunity and Stefanie Bailer from the University of Basel for her exciting perspective. Click here for the segment (German).

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Data Security with Zühlke

Data Security with Zühlke

Generally speaking, „security“ describes the absence of threats. In many everyday situations, dangers can be easily recognised: if a car speeds towards us without braking or if someone in public transport coughs potential corona viruses in our face, most people are aware that they are not in a danger-free situation. In the virtual world, dangers are often not so obvious.

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Behind the Scenes: Knobotech

Behind the Scenes: Knobotech

For the elections in Basel-Stadt we worked together with Knobotech GmbH. The company of Sven and Nils Knobloch develops apps and web apps. For Projekt CH+ they turned our designs for the Basel election aid into reality.

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TV Segment in Telebasel

TV Segment in Telebasel

Our electoral aid was on show in Telebasel on 29 September. Nina Mathys from the Junge Rat and Sophie Walker from Projekt CH+ explained what the CH+ Election App is all about.

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We are live in Basel-Stadt!

We are live in Basel-Stadt!

The newest release of the CH+ Election App is here! This time we are testing in Basel-Stadt. Games for democracy? The proof of the pudding is in the eating! Together we will develop a voting aid: better from election to election.

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Colours for Basel-City

Colours for Basel-City

Our colours are going to be summery! Until September 14th, you were able to decide the colours of our CH+ election aid. And the winner is…

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The New Website is Here!

The New Website is Here!

The new website is here! If you want to know how Projekt CH+ came to be, you can find a lot of information on the original project blog. Did you know? Projekt CH+ began in 2019 as a master’s project at the Zurich University of the Arts.

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