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Individual person or group representative that is involved in a specific decision- making context.

Europe and Central Asia assessment

Actors may be understood as individuals operating certain roles or functions in society.  Hence, the same individual may for instance (i) serve as a political actor, (ii) operate as an economic actor, and (iii) act as a community member/citizen. They may therefore emphasise different goals and values when dealing with particular issues. For this reason, the values assessment uses a typology that includes these actors recognizing the fuzzy relationships that exist among them. See Affected actors, Key players, Influence.

Values assessment

Active stakeholders influencing a policy or decision-making process.

Scenarios and models assessment Section 8.4.1.