Roundtable on Public Engagement

Engaging the public in the work of parliament has been long practiced. To be in close exchange with the people is indeed a precondition for a successful parliament. In recent years, instruments and processes have been developed, tested and compared that institutionalize engagement. A special issues of the Journal of Legislative Studies looks at thoses practices worldwide. In an launch roundtable on October 25, organized by the International Parliamentary Engagement Network, authors discussed their findings with a broader audience of practitioners and academics. Sven T. Siefken spoke on parliamentary engagement and parliaments in general as well as on specific findings about engagement and committees. More information is available here. https://ipen-network.org/special-issue-roundtable-on-public-engagement-in-the-work-of-parliaments-global-practitioner-perspectives/

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