Issues to be addressed for enhancing the contribution of public participation in sustainable development strategies

Author/s Florina Bran, Carmen Valentina Radulescu, Ildiko Ioan
Publishing Year 2016 Issue 2016/1 Language English
Pages 10 P. 25-34 File size 183 KB
DOI 10.3280/RISS2016-001004
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Accomplishment of sustainable development supposes changes that could affect the interest of various groups. In strategy development goal setting should consider not only the global perspective, but also the needs and possibilities that could be derived from local or regional contexts. Since public participation is not a straightforward process, there are a number of issues to be carefully addressed for enhancing its contribution in strategy development and implementation. The discussion regarding some of these issues highlighted that misrepresentation, overloading, low willingness to participate, and power disparities are the main challenges for the management of the participatory process

Keywords: Public participation, strategy, stakeholders, management, sustainable development

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Florina Bran, Carmen Valentina Radulescu, Ildiko Ioan, Issues to be addressed for enhancing the contribution of public participation in sustainable development strategies in "RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA'" 1/2016, pp 25-34, DOI: 10.3280/RISS2016-001004