Thanks to the modern Janeček Method (D21), 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 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 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 Janeček Method (D21) 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.
Dear students, in partnership with the United Nations Global Compact Network India, the Embassy of Czech Republic in New Delhi and The Ardee School, we invite you to apply for the Summer Fellowship in New Delhi for students from classes 8–12.
We are looking for a new coleague in our agile development team to build our platform Decision 21 which helps cities in decision-making processes as well as in participatory budgeting. We do one of the bigggest participatory budgeting in New York city. If you want to be part of it, join us!
On September 15, the Wallenstein palace welcomed politicians, academics, journalists and other personalities from the Czech Republic and abroad at the Symposium “Democracy in the 21st century: Challenges and new horizons”. The event that symbolically took place on the International Day of Democracy was instigated by Senate Vice-President Jan Horník together with mathematician and founder of the Institute H21 Karel Janeček.
The Foundation for Community Consensus (FCC) has been working primarily with young people in India, running fellowships and workshops for young students to promote values of participation and active citizenship. In recognition of this work, UNESCO-MGIEP has made FCC a partner in its #KindnessMatters Campaign, which aims to mobilize youth all over the world to fulfil the SDGs.
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