Political processes

9. Mission leaders need to consider their roles in engaging other leaders and regional organisations when it comes to political engagement and political solutions.

10. Considerations Study needs to address some of the issues that needed to be considered at diferent stages of the mission cycle. A start-up mission difers from a long-standing mission, or from one in the process of downsizing.

11. Undertake thorough stake-holder analyses and identify the actors at regional, national and local levels that are supportive of the mission’s mandate, as well as those that appear to have reservations.