After a first phase of framing this project, we aimed to gather a large number of ideas from our target audience on defined topics. For this purpose, a digital consultation platform was set up by our partner - CitizenLab. To attract as many people as possible to the platform, the Möbius team established and implemented a communication strategy. We were also involved in facilitating the voting process on this digital platform and analysing the results.
To transform these ideas into mature and detailed legislative proposals, the Möbius team then facilitated two rounds of workshops using the world café methodology.
The first set of workshops aimed to identify clusters of ideas, transform these into proposed solutions and associate these proposals with a list of arguments in favour of their support. These results were then refined in a second series of workshops with academic experts. The aim of this final step was to obtain realistic, concrete and coherent solutions.
In the final phase of this project, the feedback from these successive rounds of workshops was compiled by the project team in a document entitled "Manifesto of International Brussels".
In April 2022, this Manifesto was presented by a group of representatives of the international community in Brussels to the Brussels Parliament. You can consult it at the following address: Manifesto - Brussels Voice '22 (commissioner.brussels).
This document compiles some twenty detailed proposals on the subject of the representation of internationals at regional level, the accessibility of public services for this population, mobility in Brussels, the management of public space, the development of the European Quarter and urban cleanliness. These proposals are the fruit of the collective reflection of around 1,400 people who are part of our target group.