Second National Dialogue: National Dialogue 2000 "Fight Against Poverty"

The ?National Dialogue 2000? was organized in the year 2000 to integrate various stakeholders in the process of defining the Strategy for Poverty Reduction. Its primary objective was to develop public policies aimed at the economic, social and institutional development of the country and to inform about the design and execution of long-term public policies. It involved more than 2,000 people from 300 municipalities who participated in a series of roundtables at the municipal, departmental, and national level. The conclusions and decisions taken had to be then analyzed and taken into account by the Legislative and Executive Powers.

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 private stakeholders  
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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