Engaging with Differences: Challenges in Government Communication with Diverse Communities in the UK
The Central Office of Information (COI) is an agency of the UK cabinet office advising government departments on communication and engagement with citizens. Established in 1946, it is one of the oldest and best established social engagement units in the world. The Diversity Unit within the COI will engage with delegates around the various cahllenges faced by the UK government in engaging with sections of the UK citizens who have diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds. This workshop will be based on learnings gathered from various areas of public policy in the UK. the key themes will be around Health, Immigration, Education and Criminal Justice. This workshop will be useful for participants who are interested in the application of theory into public policy practice.
Keywords: Engagement, Practice
Noah S. Roy-Chowdhury
Head of Diversity Consultancy, Central Office of Information, Strategic Consultancy Unit