Argentina

Neighbor's bank

The Neighbor's bank is a mechanism of participation implemented in the city of Bariloche, through which it is sought that any citizen can present proposals, denunciations and opinions within the Deliberative Council of the city. The Bank can be used by any neighbor or resident, either on their own behalf or on behalf of an institution. Preference is given to citizens between the ages of 18 and 25. The development of the participatory instance consists of the opportunity to be able to exhibit for a maximum of 30 minutes on the subject or problem that it is desired to present, at any time during the course of the regular sessions of the Deliberative Council.

Institutional design

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Formalization: is the innovation embedded in the constitution or legislation, in an administrative act, or not formalized at all?

Frequency: how often does the innovation take place: only once, sporadically, or is it permanent or regular?

Mode of Selection of Participants: is the innovation open to all participants, access is restricted to some kind of condition, or both methods apply?

Type of participants: those who participate are individual citizens, civil society organizations, private stakeholders or a combination of those?

Decisiveness: does the innovation takes binding, non-binding or no decision at all?

Co-governance: is there involvement of the government in the process or not?

Formalization
only backed by a governmental program or policy 
Frequency
regular
Mode of selection of participants
open 
Type of participants
citizens civil society  
Decisiveness
democratic innovation yields no decision  
Co-Governance
yes 

Means


  • Deliberation
  • Direct Voting
  • E-Participation
  • Citizen Representation

Ends


  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness
  • Rule of Law
  • Political Inclusion
  • Social Equality

Policy cycle

Agenda setting
Formulation and decision-making
Implementation
Policy Evaluation

Sources

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