Presentation on theme: "The route to better Stakeholder Consultation “Beyond the usual suspects” Presentation by Mattia Pellegrini SANCO Unit 02 “Strategy and Analysis” European."— Presentation transcript:
The route to better Stakeholder Consultation “Beyond the usual suspects” Presentation by Mattia Pellegrini SANCO Unit 02 “Strategy and Analysis” European Commission
Better Stakeholder Consultation DG SANCO Project Follow-up of Scoping Paper Guidelines 2 step-process: Preliminary Report on Main Findings SANCO-specific Guidelines Peer Review Group (end in Dec. 2006)
FLOW CHART FOR EXCELLENCE PART I OF THE SCOPING PAPER PART II OF THE SCOPING PAPER
Stakeholder Consultation in the EU State of Play 2002 Minimum Standards for Consultation 2005 Public Register Expert Groups 2006 Green Paper on Lobbying and Consultation Specific guidelines/initiatives from other DGs (ENTR, ENV, EMPL, etc.)
Main Findings - I DIFFERENT LEVELS OF PARTICIPATION “STAKEHOLDER FATIGUE” BEYOND BOX TICKING
Main Findings - II STAKEHOLDER MAPPING Beyond the “usual suspects” Involve “hard to reach” groups Identify “enablers” and “blockers”
Main Findings - III CONSULTATION METHODS Written Consultations Online Consultations Focus Groups Citizens’ Juries Deliberative Mapping Future Search Conferences SELECTION PARAMETERS Suitable N. of Participants Roles of Participants Budget Length of Process Types of Outcomes Desired Participation Level
Main Findings - IV Other important issues: Timeframe for written consultations Clearer and more accessible information Training vs. Outsourcing Feedback
SANCO Stakeholder Networks Public Health Health Policy Forum http://europa.eu.int/comm/health/ph_overview/health_forum/health_forum_en.htm EU Open Health Forum High-level Committee on Public Health
SANCO Stakeholder Networks Food Safety Advisory Group on Animal Food Chain and Plant Health http://europa.eu.int/comm/food/committees/advisory/index_en.htm Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (SCFCAH) http://europa.eu.int/comm/food/committees/regulatory/index_en.htm
Questions for the debate Would you find useful to have joint meetings of the different DG SANCO’s stakeholder networks? Should DG SANCO create a single website for all stakeholder consultations? Are you satisfied by the way DG SANCO consults? What is your experience with stakeholder consultation both at national and EU level?
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! Better Consultation for Healthier, Safer and more Confident Citizens
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