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National Action Plans for Open Government

The National Open Government Action Plan is the result of an open and participatory process that consisted of a series of meetings in which public institutions and members of civil society (including representatives of non-governmental organizations, the private sector, universities and the media) participated. communication) took part. Members of the Alliance for Open Government also attended these meetings. It was convened by the National Authority for Transparency and Access to Information. As a result of the working groups, each plan agrees commitments made by civil society and the National Authority for Transparency and Access to Information and publishes them, with the aim of increasing government’s transparency and accountability. In 2020, there have been already four National Action Plans for Open Government.

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
single
Mode of selection of participants
both 
Type of participants
citizens civil society  
Decisiveness
democratic innovation yields a non-binding 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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