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The "How" of Multistakeholder Engagement

Cecilia Cabanero Verzosa and Thomas R. Fiutak : 2019

This governance brief presents a framework for effective multistakeholder engagement in support of institutional development. Development actors must be ready to share power to achieve effective multistakeholder engagement. This means (i) being willing to listen to voices of dissent as well as of agreement, (ii) providing space to review the design and implementation of change interventions, and (iii) replacing incentives and institutional processes that perpetuate the status quo with mechanisms that promote transparency and reduce asymmetric information. These actions will allow multistakeholder groups to articulate their needs and requirements.

Source: The Governance Brief No.35, Asian Development Bank

Link: https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/publication/499181/governance-brief-035-how-multistakeholder-engagement.pdf

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