Permanent Table for Children, Adolescents and Youth
The Permanent Table of Children, Adolescents and Youth is a mechanism promoted by the Office of the Human Rights Defender, and seeks to promote the participation of representatives from sectors of civil society and public institutions. It is coordinated by the Office of the Deputy Attorney General for the Defense of the Rights of Children and Youth and is made up of representatives from 10 organizations. It deals with topics such as the analysis of the social context of childhood, adolescence and youth. In addition, it focuses on the role played by the Salvadoran Institute for the Integral Development of Children and Adolescents, elaborate recommendations and makes public pronouncements on the progress in the installation of the National System for the Protection of Children and Adolescents.
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
- civil society
- democratic innovation yields no decision