Strengthening Participation in Local Governance : report of the workshop held at IDS, 21-24 June, 1999

Valderrama, Camilo|Hamilton, Kate
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This report highlights key discussion points that emerged from a workshop on "Strengthening Participation in Local Governance". Conceptual issues around participation, governance, citizenship and decentralisation are discussed. Country presentations highlight various experiences in strengthening participation in local governance: these include looking at the context (particularly with respect to existing legal frameworks), the dynamics of participation, strategies and approaches that are employed to overcome barriers, and the key lessons and proposed ways forward for future research. Lessons and challenges from previous research as well as a summary of action plans for collaboration and future research are also presented.

27 p. + Appendices
Participation Group, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9RE, UK

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D : Governance : Participation in local, decentralised and democratic governance 3784