Our mission is to promote democracy through innovative digital technology dedicated to monitor parliament activities, ensure accountability in politics and reinforce dialogue between citizens and their representatives.

We are all legally independent, non-partisan and not for profit organisations, who support parliamentary openness as expressed in the Declaration on Parliamentary Openess.

From our blog:

ParliamentWatch Network Members met in Berlin on 23 November 2017 and reaffirm their goal to promote democracy in their respective societies With different mottos but the same spirit to promote democracy within their respective societies, seven members of the ParliamentWatch Network met in Berlin on the 23rd of November for a two day meeting which… Read More

The projects in the Parliament Network share a common principle: to serve the public and work for the common good. Even aside from our work as activists, bloggers and naggers we try to cater to this principle in every way possible. Since a large part of such an organisation relies on computer systems, we aim… Read More

This might not sound flattering, but the Greek Parliament is no stranger to absurdity. The perennial problems of the Greek political system have been impacting Greece’s top legislative institution for decades. Indeed, the economic crisis of recent years has served as a “magnifying glass”; the legislative process and the self-monitoring systems are the two main… Read More

It is already one month! About 30 days ago Parliament Watch Italia was at the Open Government Partnership Global Summit hosted in Paris  (7th-9th December 2016). We were there to present the roadmap for reforms planned in partnership with the municipality of Messina, which is a pilot of a long term project aiming at helping… Read More

Following the Corruption Perception Index 2015 from Transparency International, only Bulgaria it’s worse than Italy among the EU nations. The issue affects the whole Italian national system but is even worse in the south, where corruption is endemic and the civil society scarcely experiments autonomy. This generates complete mistrust in the democratic procedures and sensibly reduces participation… Read More