House parliaments enable civil society engagement where opinions are formed: when eating together with the family, talking to friends in the café, at the regulars’ table or in the park. Because political participation means more than just voting.
How does a house parliament come about?
Very simple: select one of the available topics, register and invite friends to your house parliament. If you activate the matching function, people you don't know can also participate. If you don't want to create a house parliament, you can join another one. We recommend that a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 8 people take part in a house parliament.
How does a house parliament work?
In every house parliament, an overarching question is discussed. With the help of three sub-questions and a guide, you are easily guided through the discussion. In addition, additional information that we provide offers exciting perspectives. At the end of the house parliament, all participants enter the results online.
Where are house parliaments held?
A house parliament can take place anywhere, as long as you can talk quietly there for a few hours. You can download and print out the documents provided. You only have to enter the results online. A house parliament can also take place digitally via video chat.
What should house parliaments achieve?
Many house parliaments on a topic create an opinion that becomes more meaningful the more people participate. This is forwarded to politically responsible persons, who then comment on the result. This creates a dialogue at eye level between citizens and politicians.