Wikipolítica (lit. Wikipolitics) is a network that seeks to involve people in public decision by using technology, favoring local participation and recognizing, as a general principle, collective construction, real democracy and respect for human rights. Their team works in the creation of a physical and virtual network of collaborative work where people can make proposals, work with others and have the means to turn them into reality.
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?
- not backed by constitution nor legislation, nor by any governmental policy or program
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- citizens civil society
- democratic innovation yields a non-binding decision