The aim of the conference is discuss the different and many faces of the relationship between civil society actors and public institutions, both governmental and intergovernmental ones. The conference goals is to gather both scholars and practitioners in a single dialogue inclusive but larger than the mainstream western narrative. It is in fact a firm assumption of the conference that the civil society-public institutions dynamics is politically significant in all areas of the world. Both sides of the coin of the public/private relationship will be addressed: Presentations will deal with both the cooperative and the competitive/contentious relationship between governmental and non-governmental organizations in all the different phases of the policy process. Also, both legal and covered activities will be discussed.
May 7, 2015 at 9:00 - 9 May 2015 at 6:00 PM