مجلة الدراسات والبحوث القانونية
Volume 4, Numéro 2, Pages 280-301

Sustainable Development Through Citizen’s Participation: Reality And Perspectives

Authors : Debih Hatem . Debih Miloud .

Abstract

Abstract The participation of all in sustainable development is a basic principle: sustainable development requires changes in behavior, awareness of everyone, participation of all in the decision-making process through participatory democracy. Sustainable development requires individual participation, through eco-responsible, responsible and sustainable behaviors in terms of production, consumption, choice of life, etc. It is also about informing and involving others in these changing attitudes. All the actors, the inhabitants, the associations, the companies and the elected officials must invest themselves in a citizen action, in order to reflect and to build the territory and their framework of life in a vision of sustainable development. This research paper focuses on citizen participation as a key mechanism for achieving sustainable development.

Keywords

participation ; citizenship ; sustainable development ; referendum ; access to justice ; access to public information