Directorate for Public Governance

Public Engagement


Public policies are more legitimate, credible and effective if they meet the expectations and needs of the people for whom they are intended. Well-designed public engagement helps design and deliver effective public policy and services while strengthening trust in government. 

The OECD is looking at how governments can ensure more transparency, consultation and participation in the design and implementation of public policies and services.

  • Focus on Citizens: Public Engagement for Better Policy and ServicesFind out more

See more in the video "Our voices"

  • OECD and TakingItGlobal ask youth about public engagement and climate change 

“What can youth do about climate change?” “How do young people want to engage with government?” These are among the questions being asked by OECD of TakingItGlobal members, a global online youth community. See the discussion on climate change  and on public engagement .



Policy Briefs

  • Directorate for Public Governance
  • Policy coherence for sustainable development
  • Engaging Citizens in Policy-making: Information, Consultation and Public Participation. Public Management Policy Brief No. 10





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