Municipal Councils for the Person with Disabilities

The Municipal Councils for the Rights of the Person with Disabilities are collegial, deliberative and permanent organs of an equal representation of government and civil society members linked to municipal administration responsible for the Municipal Policy for the Person with Disabilities. These councils aim to: elaborate and define the Municipal Council for the Person with Disabilities? general program; encourage and ensure the integration of all players in the definition of the council?s political guidelines and general program; propose the administrative structure of the council; coordinate the project implementation programs with those from other departments and municipal companies; propose, encourage, assist and monitor initiatives that relate to issues of people with disabilities; establish the rules of procedure of the council; convene the Municipal Conferences for the Person with Disabilities and the council?s monthly plenary meetings; ensure the effective implementation of the Municipal Policy for Inclusion of the Person with Disabilities.

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?

embedded in the constitution/legislation 
Mode of selection of participants
Type of participants
civil society  
democratic innovation yields a 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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