Measures taken to combat the spread of COVID-19 infection, including quarantine restrictions, have created a need to redistribute local budget funds. As a result, self-governing authorities are facing challenges to complete participatory budgeting programs.

How can freezes to participatory budgeting program implementation be avoided under such conditions?

PLEDDG and the PAUCI Foundation present 5 steps that will help to retain public engagement and avoid loss of credibility among local residents: