Economic and Social Council (CABA)
The Economic and Social Council (CABA) is an organization instituted by the Constitution of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. The Council operates collegially, and is made up of 26 organizations from the various political, technical-economic and social areas of the City. It has the character of an advisory body, and its main mission is to carry out diagnoses, analyses and proposals regarding policies considered crucial for the development and growth of the City in the medium and long term. They also have the power to draft bills and recommendations for the Executive Power of the City.
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?
- embedded in the constitution/legislation
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- civil society
- democratic innovation yields a non-binding decision