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Publication Date: 
July 2019

The open dialogue roadmap shows how deliberation can potentially transform how government works. It helps you make a case for more deliberate engagement, and explains how to conduct engagements using informed participation.


  • Volume I – Deliberation: Getting Policy-Making Out From Behind Closed Doors. This guide provides a rigorous argument for why and how public deliberation can improve government decision making. It provides accessible, concise answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about public deliberation.
  • Volume II – Informed Participation: A Guide to Designing Public Deliberation Processes. This guide lays out a step-by-step method for designing informed participation processes.
  • Volume III – Informed Participation: A Workshop on Designing Deliberative Processes. This upcoming guide will provide a toolkit to train practitioners in the deliberative method.

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