The intent is to develop an information system to support the agoras, to collect feedback on the information system and to continually improve it.
Support the Learning Process in Agoras with Useful Methods and Tools
It would be helpful to collect frameworks and methods that have proven useful for communities or institutions that could be considered aligned to the New Agoras' purposes.
The first phase aimed to deal with the first objective of the workshop, which was to collectively describe the existing situation and create a shared understanding of the challenges that will need to be addressed in the construction of agoras of the global village in the context of globalization.
'What local and global challenges do we anticipate in constructing agoras of the global village with the engagement of local stakeholders?
In this case, if the deep drivers on level 5, namely, challenge 30: The necessity of an infrastructure to support the construction of global agoras; and challenge 37: Who owns the agora?; were adequately addressed this would support addressing challenge 24: Lack of equal access to information resources.
This emptiness suggested a possibility that could be described as the 'agora of the 21st century'.
This figure implied the design of a new political system, but it did not explicitly include the idea of the agora of the 21st century.
The design and general use of this system of indicators would be a first task of an agora. With it, the common citizens would gradually gain the necessary advertence to the ongoing processes that determine the equilibrium between individual personal development and collective development, which is a landmark of any respected democracy based on objective information.
* describing what a global village achieved by an effective global discussion might look like (agora
People of the New Agoras will organize their lives and build institutions that reflect the core ideas of democracy.
The origin of the Agora Project rests, in large part, in the seminal work of Banathy (2000a) and his examination of the ideal of New Agoras for the twenty-first century.