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Engaging Stakeholders

To succeed with participatory policies, engaging with the right stakeholders at each step of the action-planning process is essential.

In this cross-cutting section of the toolbox, the gathered tools and guidance will help:

  • to identify the relevant stakeholders for your project
  • to get them involved in the project
  • to build a collaborative and sustainable group of stakeholders

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Guide

How to set-up and run a multi-stakeholder group

The Guide How to Set Up and Run Multi-stakeholder Groups aims at providing policy-makers and city-practitioners with method and tools to work with stakeholders and build a participatory way of working.
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Stakeholders Ecosystem Map

The Stakeholders Ecosystem Map tool aims at identifying and mapping stakeholders based on the sector they belong to and on their level of importance.
Tool

Stakeholders Power/Interest Matrix

The Stakeholders Power/Interest Matrix aims at identifying, mapping, as well as, prioritising stakeholders. Its scope is to think about the right approach to take with each of them.
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Stakeholders Analysis Table

The Stakeholders Analysis Table aims at identifying the interests and motivations of stakeholders, as well as possible actions to address these various interests.
Guide

How to set-up and run a multi-stakeholder group

The Guide How to Set Up and Run Multi-stakeholder Groups aims at providing policy-makers and city-practitioners with method and tools to work with stakeholders and build a participatory way of working.
Tool

Stakeholders group self-assessment

The Stakeholders Group Self-assessment is a table developed for stakeholder groups to score their performance on several dimensions.
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Self-Assessment tool for Integrated Action Plan

The Self-assessment Tool for Integrated Action Plans is a table developed for stakeholder groups to check their own progress with their plans.
Guide

Getting results through animated meetings

The Guide How to Get Results Through Animated Meetings aims at sharing information on a range of methods and techniques that can help animate partnership meetings at the local, national and transnational level.
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Fishbowl

The Fishbowl tool aims at getting maximum participation and perspectives from all participants about a specific topic, it is an interactive and participatory method that supports conversation and debate between multiple participants.
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World Café

The World Café is an easy-to-use method for creating a living network of collaborative dialogue around questions that matter in service to real work.
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De Bono Thinking Hats

The De Bono Thinking Hats is a mental roleplay based on (imaginary or not) thinking hats which will encourage the participants to use different mindsets and creativity to think, discuss and evaluate their projects and topics.
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Critical Friend

The Critical Friend aims at getting critical but yet friendly feedbacks and advices from participants of a transnational meeting or a study visit.