Public engagement, not just about the public

Carolina Johnson, University of Washington Involve

Public engagement, not just about the public

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Publication date: 2014
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In their words:

“The engagement of the public is just one aspect of effective public engagement; the commitment and support of government officials and relevant stakeholder groups are also critically important to its long-term
success.”

This briefing paper looks at what motivates each group to engage, providing an insight on how they they can be made to work effectively. It concludes that:

“Sustainable engagement requires thinking about and designing engagement process that work effectively
for all relevant parties, including government officials and organised stakeholder groups.”

Download a copy here at the Involve website.

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Involve, 18 Victoria Park Square, London, E2 9PF.

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Email: info@involve.org.uk

 

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