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Task 2

Define the need for participation


Clarify the need to involve stakeholders and the roles they may play

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  • Review the Issue Characterization Checklist
  • Answer questions to assess the need and possible roles for stakeholders to consult:
    • Why do stakeholders need to be involved?
    • Do stakeholders expect to be involved? If so, how?
    • What roles will stakeholders play?
    • How might their involvement have an impact on the decision?
    • How can stakeholder input help fill information gaps?
    • Might stakeholders have opportunities to influence others?
  • Answer questions to assess the need to communicate with a broader audience:
    • Why do people need to know about the situation?
    • Might public perception have an impact on the decision or ability to carry it out?

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