After a pre-phase Alingsås and Chililabombwe in Zambia decided to continue collaborating around the subject Citizen Dialogue. In 2015 Alingsås and Chiliabombwe applied for continuing the project. The project was granted the steering group and the project group could continue the work during 2017.
The project will face communication-issues that is relevant in both municipalities: How do we find new ways and methods to improve our communication with the target groups?
Alingsås will work with the target group newly arrived refugees and immigrants and Chililabombwe will work with all citizens but with extra focus on people in the peri-urban areas. The project will to continue looking at if there can be new ways of working when it comes to citizen dialogue with the target groups with the aim that the decisions that will be made will also coincide with all citizens needs and wishes. This will consequently decrease alienation and increase democratization.