National Youth Council
The National Youth Council is a representative body at the national level aimed at the elaboration and implementation of policies and programs oriented to the specific interests and problems of youth. In it, various sectors of the State, especially the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, various Ministries and local and regional levels, as well as citizen representatives elected by the Youth Participation Council are represented. This collegiate body has binding powers to propose, articulate and approve policy guidelines at the national level.
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
- democratic innovation yields a binding decision