Policy Brief No. 33: In Search of Common Ground: Reconciling the IOG Governance Principles and First Nations Governance Traditions

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Author: Jodi Bruhn

Based on a much longer paper, this policy brief explores the theme of reconciliation in the realm of governance traditions and principles. It compares the IOG’s UNDP-based governance principles to ones arising from Aboriginal governance traditions prior to contact, then offers some thoughts on how genuine reconciliation might occur in the contemporary context.

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Institute on Governance

Institute on Governance

Founded in 1990, the Institute on Governance (IOG) is an independent, Canada-based, not-for-profit public interest institution with its head office in Ottawa and an office in Toronto. Our mission is ‘advancing better governance in the public interest,’ which we accomplish by exploring, developing and promoting the principles, standards and practices which underlie good governance in the public sphere, both in Canada and abroad.

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