State Committees for Development Planning
The State Committees for Development Planning are decentralized agencies of state governments. Their function is to assist in the formulation, updating, implementation and evaluation of state development plans in accordance with the national plans of the federal government. They also participate in the planning, programming, evaluation and informative process, as well as in the execution of works and provisioning of public services. They are composed of state and municipal authorities, representatives of the federal legislative power and of the private, social and academic sectors.
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
- democratic innovation yields a binding decision