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GLOSSARY TERMS

Par Admin Eltis / Mis à jour: 12 Nov 2015

See also participationinfo-icon

Definition – Community engagementinfo-icon is the process of working collaboratively with community groupsinfo-icon to address issues that impact the well-being of those groups. This involves the identification of stakeholderinfo-icon groups and the incorporation of their concerns, needs and values at appropriate points in the planning process. A range of participation approaches can be adopted to foster this engagement (for examples see participation).

Relevance to SUMP – When preparing a SUMP, public authorities should develop a plan for stakeholder and community involvement that should include an overall strategyinfo-icon for public relations (PR) activities (including media involvement). This plan should strive to achieve pro-active engagement, including interactive involvement of the community.

Source: FT Lexicon (online) 

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