Posts Tagged "participation"

A co-creation challenge: Aligning research and policy processes

A co-creation challenge: Aligning research and policy processes

[Editor’s Note: This piece was written by Katrin Prager, senior social scientist at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen, Scotland, and originally appeared at Integration and Implementation Insights.]   How does the mismatch between policy and research processes and timelines stymie co-creation? I…

Open letter, a communication strategy to influence policy decision makers

Open letter, a communication strategy to influence policy decision makers

[Editor’s Note: This post was written by Luz Helena Sanchez Gomez, MD MPH. She is Executive Director and Senior Researcher at the Colombian Association for Health in the field of Health Policy & Systems.] An open letter to the public…

Lesson #18: We need to further reflect on what makes networks and communities become vibrant learning mechanisms

Lesson #18: We need to further reflect on what makes networks and communities become vibrant learning mechanisms

This reflection is part of the 20 lessons included in the paper Lessons learned on promoting better links between research and policy in Latin America Our final set of lessons is related to building networks, communities and partnerships. This is a…

Evidence Based Policy + Citizen Participation: can they be combined?

Evidence Based Policy + Citizen Participation: can they be combined?

[Editor’s note: This post was written by René Cardoso Baltazar (@rcardosob), strategic advisor to the International Foundation for the Development of Reliable Governments (FIDEGOC). It is a response to Andrea Ordóñez’s paper “Defining problems or providing solutions? The role of…

Lesson #4: think about, agree and discuss widely to establish capacity building objectives

Lesson #4: think about, agree and discuss widely to establish capacity building objectives

This reflection is part of the 20 lessons included in the paper Lessons learned on promoting better links between research and policy in Latin America Throughout the six years of work within our programme Spaces for Engagement, we used to define very specific…