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Public Participation

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Giving citizens opportunities to provide input into government decision-making leads to more effective governance, improved public service delivery, and more equitable outcomes.

Technical specifications: Forums (formal or informal), mechanisms, and processes that allow citizens to consult, comment or provide feedback on the actions of government either through organized discussions with government agents and CSOs or through online interfaces that allow for public feedback on policy, public service delivery, etc.

See also: Public Participation in Budget/Fiscal Policy, Regulatory Governance

Filed Under: Policy Areas
Open Government Partnership