e-democracy, e-governance, legal consequences of failing to enable e-democracy legality check, prefect denial of legality visa Statsforvaltere, digital transformation of the public sector; digital governance, index for monitoring e-democracy

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Voican, M. (2023). EXPLORING LEGAL MECHANISMS TO FOSTER E-DEMOCRACY: NORWAY VS. ROMANIAN ARRANGEMENTS. Lex Humana (ISSN 2175-0947), 15(4), 390–413. Retrieved from https://seer.ucp.br/seer/index.php/LexHumana/article/view/2790


The study presents investigates the state of e-democracy implementation on the websites of major cities in Romania, examining its influence on citizen participation and engagement. The red-line of the research is to explore legal consequences of failing to enable e-democracy. Also, aiming to identify the entities serving as effective watchdogs for e-democracy democracy, I discuss the Prefect denial of legality visa as possible mechanisms to enhance e-democratic practices. Further the study compares the contributions of County governors in Romania and Norway, highlighting key similarities, differences, and potential explanatory factors. Through a mixed-methods approach, including website analysis, index for monitoring e-democracy, surveys, and comparative analysis, this research provides insights into e-democracy implementation, legal implications, and governance dynamics. Finally, the study provides specific recommendations and lessons learned to promote e-democracy.




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