The Structured Democratic Dialogue Process – SDDP (originally developed by Dr. Alexander Christakis and Prof. John Warfield) is a deeply reasoned, scientific methodology for large-scale, collaborative design, which is effective in:
(Council of Europe, n.d)
Watch this video to get some background information regarding structured democratic dialogue process.
1.Strategic character of the dialogue;
2.Promotion of a place-based and bottom-up approach;
3.Long-term outcomes rather than immediate and temporary outputs;
4.Networking and capacity building;
5.Legitimacy of the actors and their work;
6.Stakeholders engagement and the sense of collective ownership;
7.Creation of a core team (KMT) to sustain the continuity of the process;
8.Development of mutual trust between participants;
9.Participation on equal basis and respecting the autonomy of all participants;
10.Facilitation of mutual understanding and consensus building.