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Learning Retreat: Civic engagement and socially inclusive local governance

Tuesday 2 – Friday 5 September, 2014

Participants gained exposure to current issues, debates, case studies, strategies and methods related to strengthening civic engagement and social inclusion in local governance. Particular emphasis was given to introducing and applying skills of context analysis, power and actor analysis, and strategy development, linking concepts and practices. The Retreat combined interactive presentations and seminars in the mornings, facilitated by experienced IDS resource people, with the structured sharing and analysis of participants’ experiences in the afternoons. Readings and resource materials will be provided. Tools for analysis and strategy development was introduced and applied to examples and cases. Here below you find all workshop documents.