Public Consultations with Civil Society: Guidelines for Public and Private Executing Agencies

Sanhueza, Andrea
Mar 2016
This publication is a strategic tool that aims at supporting both the Public and Private Sector in achieving a better engagement with the civil society in Latin American and the Caribbean as regards public consultations. It provides information about universal good practices, how to draw up public consultation plans and legal frameworks applicable in each of the 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, where the IDB operates. For this purpose, methodologies are suggested, and figures are provided for operations which costs have been impacted due to social conflicts and where public consultations have the potential to develop an important role in avoiding or mitigating said conflicts.