Thanks to the modern D21 - Janeček method, we seek solutions most people can agree on.
Multiple votes will better formulate your opinion. When we select single option, we only say one word. Once we can choose more preferences, it feels as if we answered with a whole sentence. By using multiple votes, we also express our willingness to agree with others.
We connect communities and search for agreements within opinion spectrum
The voting game Prezident 21 was our pilot project. On the example of the presidential election, we wanted to show how the D21 - Janeček method might work in politics. Each user could distribute up to three plus votes as well as one minus vote. Who won the online “Game of Thrones”? And what other interesting trends appeared in the most popular voting game powered by our method?Read more
The project draws on research in psychology, sociology, and political science with the aim of presenting a rigorous and comprehensible argument to outline the negative effects of social polarisation and to emphasize the importance of a civil discussion between people who disagree.Read more
The multiple vote method has been applied since year 2014 in the framework of participatory budgeting in New York, Tunisia, Zambia, France and other places across the planet.
Our Indian partnership organisation, The Foundation for Community Consensus (FCC), further cooperates in spreading our global mission. Local children are using D21 - Janeček method to divide school budgets.
The team of the Institute H21 involves mathematician, political scientists, sociologists, psychologists, researchers, data analysts and experts in communication and marketing. We focus on expanding our unique Method, examine its theoretical anchoring and use in practice.
That is because we believe that when one comes up with something wonderful, they should not keep it to themselves. Especially when such an invention can prevent the division of society or directly contribute to its greater cohesion.
In partnership with the United Nations GCNI, NYU’s GovLab & the Embassy of the Czech Republic, we invite high school students to apply for this highly selective Fellowship.
In partnership with NYU’s GovLab, the United Nations GCNI and the Czech Embassy in New Delhi, the PFF 2.1 is a certification workshop (conducted since 2018) for those who wish to expand their skills and network with mentors from governance and public policy. The best participants will be awarded an internship opportunity with the United Nations GCNI.
By Sahana Rudra, Aanya Agarwal, Aarush Gupta, Utkarsh Manwani and Abhijeet Godara
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