1st Edition

Multi-stakeholder Processes for Governance and Sustainability
Beyond Deadlock and Conflict

ISBN 9781853838705
Published January 1, 2002 by Routledge
328 Pages

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Book Description

Governments, business, international bodies and local groups are turning to multi-stakeholder processes to find practical ways forward. This book explains how MSPs can be organized to deliver their potential for successful resolution of complex issues and for sustainable development. It includes detailed examples and provides practical checklists, explaining how to get beyond adversarial politics and achieve positive results.

Table of Contents

A Call to Readers * Introduction * Part I: Building Blocks - Terms, Variety and Goals * The Context: Multi-stakeholder Processes and Global Governance * The Concepts: Key Values and Ideologies of MSPs * The Research: Effective Communication and Decision-making in Diverse Groups * The Practice: Examples of Multi-stakeholder Processes * Part II: How To Do It - Designing MSPs: A Detailed Guide * The Short-cut * Conclusion More Than One Step Beyond - What Next? Appendix I: Methodology of the Project * Appendix II: Contributors, Commentators and Interviewees * Appendix III: UNED Forum * References * Notes * Index

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