This forum aims to support the delivery of purposeful, inclusive, pro-active and transformative engagement processes that enhance the responsiveness of governance systems and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda. It will:
Bring the research, development partners and government/policy communities together to increase the understanding of the state, impacts, dynamics, and trends of stakeholder engagement in the Asia-Pacific region.
Exchange knowledge on the impacts of public participation and stakeholder engagement in different parts of the Asia-Pacific region
Share information on various initiatives to strengthen the role of public participation.
Discuss the implications of research for public policy
Help shape future research agenda with inputs from policy makers
The event will also share the insights of the UNESCAP and IAP2 partnership. It will be followed up by a partnership dialogue to explore means of expanding partnership and support for governments, based on discussion in the workshop.
Disclaimer: The program is published in good faith and correct at the time of publication. Please be advised that in response to a range of circumstances changes to the program may be required without notice.