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Details for «Local Partnership»
Local partnerships are usually based on a contractual agreement between the local community and the Government or project implementer, and have sometimes involved the creation of legal entities. These partnership agreements also usually provide the community with resources (funding) to facilitate their engagement.
Several elements have been part of community partnerships relating to radioactive waste management internationally. These include some or all of the mechanisms to enable communities to volunteer, withdraw if they wish, establish working groups to develop proposals and negotiate community benefits.They are supported by a facilitator.
|Phase of decision making
|Number of Stakeholders Involved
|10 - 30
|Frequency of meetings
|Regular meetings (e.g. monthly) over long period (some years)
|Level of decision-making
|Combination of Stakeholders
|Implementer of the tool
|The tool supports the following objectives
|Trust and understanding
Quality of decision-making
Feeds into a legitimate process
Capacity building/ learning
NEA/OECD (2010): Partnering for Long-term Management of Radioactive Waste - Evolution and Current Practice in Thirteen Countries, Paris.
NEA/OECD (2003): Public Information, Consultation and Involvement in Radioactive Waste Management - An International Overview of Approaches and Experiences, Paris.
Case StudiesSite selection of final disposal of LLW and ILW Belgium
Siting a LILW repository in Slovenia (Local Partnership)