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Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

New forms of decision-making

What new forms of decision-making are the most promising with regard to sustainable development when it comes to negotiating regional planning demands?

Rural topic(s): Civic dialogue, Civic engagement, local governance and dialogue

Type: report/synthesis

Date of publication: March 31, 2006

Author(s) of the document: CIPRA

Organization(s): CIPRA (Commission Internationale pour la Protection des Alpes)


« This report was part of the « Future in the Alps » project, whose objective was to collect and systematise the experiences and know-how available throughout the Alps and make it available to those who need it. The aim of addressing the specific question of« Decision-making » was:

• To raise awareness towards the potentials, advantages and risks of public participation and new ways of decision making

• To contribute to a change of behaviour and to an increasing number of projects and other activities using public participation and new ways of decision making. »



Link: http://alpsknowhow.cipra.org/

Keywords: participatory approach

Places: Europe