Strategic Plan of Villa Gesell

The Strategic Plan of Villa Gesell began to be created in 1999, with the aim of creating a consensus table that allows the expression of and agreement between different actors of society, such as district and grassroots organizations, neighbors, and a technical-political team of the Municipality. The Roundtable (which later became the General Council of the Strategic Plan) was the first step towards the creation of the Strategic Plan, allowing the representation of the actors in order to guarantee the coordination and representativeness of the whole community. The work methodology of the development process for the Strategic Plan was concentrated in generating spaces and mechanisms of group discussion. The thematic axes worked were: Identity, Tourism, Work, Integrated City, Inclusive and Solidarity Society, Infrastructure, and the Region.

Institutional design


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
citizens civil society  
democratic innovation yields a non-binding decision  


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


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

Policy cycle

Agenda setting
Formulation and decision-making
Policy Evaluation


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