EPSA event

Collaborative Governance: Avoiding Pitfalls and Materialising Promises

3 October 2024
Maastricht (NL)
9.00 - 16.00 CET

In this workshop, we will explore the principles of collaborative governance and how it can be utilised for public sector innovation. By examining real-world examples and common challenges, you will learn strategies to avoid pitfalls such as power imbalances and stakeholder disengagement.

The workshop will offer practical tips for fostering strong collaborations between public, private, and non-profit sectors, ensuring inclusive decision-making processes and sustainable outcomes.

The workshop aims to explore the principles of collaborative governance, identifying common pitfalls and providing practical guidance on how to realise its full potential for public sector innovation.

Interested? Apply below and join on 3 October from 9.00 to 16.00.

Travel and accommodation for the selected participants will be covered by the EPSA budget.


  • Foundations of collaborative governance and its significance
  • Strategies for effective stakeholder engagement and inclusivity
  • Identifying and overcoming barriers to collaboration
  • Practical tools for conflict resolution and consensus building
  • Examples of successful collaborative governance projects

EPSA 2023-24 is supported by the European Commission.