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or pol·i·cy-mak·ing  (pŏl′ĭ-sē-mā′kĭng)
High-level development of policy, especially official government policy.
Of, relating to, or involving the making of high-level policy: policymaking committees; policymaking decisions.

pol′i·cy·mak′er n.
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In the 2015 Texas legislative session, state lawmakers frequently used their religious beliefs to defend their policymaking.
Objective: "The project aims to examine interest groups participation in EU policymaking and to investigate a fundamental question regarding the EU interest representation system: under what conditions are interest groups policy demands integrated into the policymaking process and translated into policy outcomes?
These three events have been designed to instill capabilities that ensure the high standards of nursing are met, from clinical and other leadership to policymaking and more.
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Environmental Policymaking and Stakeholder Collaboration: Theory and Practice
Over the last few years, the central banks of the largest advanced economies have assumed a quasi-dominant policymaking position.
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Emphasizing the need to end fragmented policymaking for the U.
Summary: DUBAI - The General Secretariat of the Executive Council is holding a series of seminars titled 'New Approaches to Policymaking in a Challenging World' to enhance policymaking capabilities and to align policies across the Government of Dubai.
Over the past decade or so, and in many countries, public policymaking has claimed to be 'evidence-based' and doing 'what works'.
Quality" economic policymaking essential to long-term growth
China's economic policymaking has become institutionalised in the post-Deng era, and policymaking has shifted from political personal authority under Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping towards pluralisation and institutionalisation under Jiang Zemin and the Hu Jintao-Wen Jiabao administration.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Sengoku urged senior bureaucrats on Tuesday to improve communication over policymaking with the politicians in charge of their offices, signaling a revision to the Democratic Party of Japan's policy of keeping bureaucrats away from decision-making.