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IAP2 has a wealth of resources available to assist organizations, decision makers, policy makers and practitioners to improve the quality of the public participation work. The following resources are protected by copyright by the International Association for Public Participation and may be used for information purposes.

IAP2 Core Values

As an international leader in public participation, IAP2 has developed the IAP2 Core Values for Public Participation for use in the development and implementation of public participation processes.

IAP2 Code of Ethics

IAP2 Code of Ethics for Public Participation Practitioners supports and reflects IAP2’s Core Values for the Practice of Public Participation. The Core Values define the expectations and aspirations of the public participation process. The Code of Ethics speaks to the actions of practitioners.

IAP2 Spectrum of Participation

IAP2’s Spectrum of Public Participation was designed to assist with the selection of the level of participation that defines the public’s role in any public participation process.

State of the Practice Reports

IAP2’s State of the Practice Reports feature real life case studies from award winning projects in public participation that will inspire, encourage and educate your work.


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