Youth Public Hearings
The Youth Public Hearings are a space for citizen participation for adolescents and young people aged 16 to 24 years in the city of San Carlos de Bariloche. Therein, the youth are offered a participation space as full citizens, in which they can express their opinions and petitions as well as submit proposals aimed at contributing to the construction of public policies. The Public Hearings are mandatory, given that the Municipal Council is the convening authority. A representative of this body is appointed, who coordinates the work process. The topics to be discussed at the Youth Public Hearing are defined jointly by the Deliberative Council, representatives of civil society organizations and youth organizations.
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?
- only backed by a governmental program or policy
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- democratic innovation yields no decision