Roads of the Villa

Roads of the Villa is a platform that allows the public to carry out the monitoring of public works in neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, in order to make visible irregularities in the urbanization processes that also represent breaches in the guarantees and violations to the rights of its inhabitants, as well as to strengthen strategies that promote integration processes. The program uses an online platform, which works on three axes: monitoring of public works, claims for problems in the provision of public services and requests for public information. Through collective digital mapping tools, problems, existing services and missing infrastructure are identified. Based on this identification, collective claims are made to the government authorities, as well as promoting the transparency and monitoring of urbanization agreements and the progress of works committed.

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?

not backed by constitution nor legislation, nor by any governmental policy or program 
Mode of selection of participants
Type of participants
democratic innovation yields no 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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