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The Muttart Foundation, Canada
Canadian study explores community's influence on government decisions.
The Muttart Foundation-commissioned report on 'Improving the non-profit, voluntary and charitable sector's effectiveness in influencing decisions of government' should be of interest to many in New Zealand, especially those observing the implementation of New Zealand's own Statement of Government Intentions for an Improved Community Government Relationship.
Page 15 of the Canadian document summarises 4 recommendations:
You can download the 84-page document (320Kb, PDF).
Source: Office for the Community and Voluntary Sector eNewsletter Issue 6: 29 September 2006. To subscribe: send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and postal address.
The Department of Internal Affairs Te Tari
www.community.net.nz as a community service.
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