DEMOCRACY4ALL

BLOCKCHAIN AND
THE 12 PRINCIPLES OF GOOD GOVERNANCE

D4A 2021 will be based on the 12 Principles of Good Democratic Governance set by the Council of Europe. 

The 12 Principles of Good Democratic Governance encapsulate fundamental values defining a common vision of democratic governance in Europe. Using the 12 Principles as a reference point can help public authorities at any level measure and improve the quality of their governance and enhance service delivery to citizens. We are convinced that blockchain technology can be a fundamental tool to achieve them.

These principles are:

1.

Participation, Representation,
Fair Conduct of Elections

2.

Responsiveness

3.

Efficiency and Effectiveness

4.

Openness and Transparency

5.

Rule of Law

6.

Ethical Conduct

7.

Competence and Capacity

8.

Innovation and Openness to Change

9.

Sustainability and Long-term Orientation

10.

Sound Financial Management

11.

Human rights, Cultural Diversity and Social Cohesion

12.

Accountability