ConcejoAbierto.ec is a digital platform that was presented in the framework of the First Forum of Open Data, Transparency and Technology in Ecuador. This platform seeks to channel the citizen monitoring of sessions of the Guayaquil Cantonal Council, through a device that allows a simple review of the topics covered in each session, the performance of each Councilor in terms of motions proposed and supported, assists and principal themes proposed. ConcejoAbierto.ec seeks to motivate citizen participation and follow-up to local public management. In order to carry out this purpose, the team that keeps the platform active analyzes and translates into more accessible forms of reading, publicly available minutes and published data based on the Organic Law of Transparency and Access to Public Information.
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?
- not backed by constitution nor legislation, nor by any governmental policy or program
- Mode of selection of participants
- Type of participants
- Citizens Civil Society
- Democratic innovation yields no decision