People & Participation: How to Put Citizens at the Heart of Decision-Making

Organization: Involve
Country: UK
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"This guide explores the opportunities and issues facing public participation practices in institutions and organizations. The guide aims to help people understand more about the practical workings of participation, so that they can do it better, and to provide new frameworks for assessing different participation methods. The document is split into three sections: • Introducing participation • Planning for participation • Methods for participation Seventeen methods are discussed in depth, including citizen’s panels and juries, deliberative mapping, participatory strategic planning, and youth empowerment initiatives. "