National Council of Immigration
The National Council of immigration, established in 1980, is a collective deliberation organ of the Ministry of Labor. Its objectives include: the formulation of immigration policies; coordination and guidance of immigration activities; regular surveying of the needs for qualified foreign labor to be admitted on a permanent or temporary basis; and the elaboration of immigration plans, which are responsible for setting standards for the selection of immigrants. The council is comprised of 18 members, among them representatives of the State, of workers and of employers.
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 private stakeholders