New Videos on Participatory Budgeting in Argentina & Brazil

The Bertelsmann Foundation has posted short videos (in English) describing the seven finalists for the 2011 “Vitalizing Democracy” Prize. 158 democratic innovations from around the world were submitted, and three of the finalists are cases of participatory budgeting. Each case also uses technology in innovative ways, for SMS-voting, internet voting, electronic ballots, or online forums.
1) La Plata (Argentina)
2) Belo Horizonte (Brazil)
3) Recife (Brazil)