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Conference Abstract
10 Nov 2021
Conference Abstract |  | 10 Nov 2021

Specific cultural and political challenges in cross-border public participation

Franziska Sperfeld and Melanie Mbah

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The focus of this presentation lies on the challenges of cross-border participation based on previous experience in other subject areas and specific cultural and political framework conditions in neighbouring countries. It addresses the questions, what risks and obstacles must be taken into account in cross-border public participation and how these can be overcome. Further it argues, that political framework conditions vary and have an effect on the expectations towards public participation.