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Jeff Lovitt

Chair of New Diplomacy, Member of IEP

Jeff Lovitt is a member of the International Experts Panel (IEP) of the OGP Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM). He is Chair of New Diplomacy in Prague, Czech Republic, and the author of the Participatory Democracy Academy concept, currently being implemented as a Council of Europe project in Ukraine.

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IEP Meeting

Engaging Citizens Can Be a ‘Win-Win’ Approach

It is never easy to set the limits of citizens’ engagement in participatory policymaking. The sky is usually too high, but a useful approach is: “consult early, consult often”. But how early is early, and how often is often –…

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