Stakeholder engagement underpinned by effective administrative support is key to
the successful implementation of the Strategy. Communication, sharing of
information and engagement between members of the DWA, SSC and PSP structures
Stakeholder engagement for developing the strategy
The following diagram depicts the processes of stakeholder engagement that were
followed for the development of the reconciliation strategy.
The key stakeholders were represented on the Study Steering Committee and there
were four meetings held of the SSC over the course of the study. A special
meeting was called for the screening of possible intervention options.
The key stakeholders were informed approximately 4 – 6 months before the
meetings of the date and venue of a particular meeting by email letter which was
then followed up by telephone calls. Information, e.g. minutes of meetings,
draft strategy reports, newsletters, etc. were also sent out by email.
Three Newsletters were drafted to inform the broad public – the first one after
the possible intervention options were screened, the second one after the
Preliminary Reconciliation Strategy was drafted and the third one after the
Final Reconciliation Strategy was completed. The first two newsletters were
issued as hard copy during the SSC meetings to the key stakeholders and were
also distributed further to organisations in order to reach a wider group of
The newsletters can be accessed by using the following links:
Newsletter No 3
Newsletter No 2
Newsletter No 1