State Youth Councils
The State Youth Councils are spaces that stimulate dialogueue between civil society, the government and the youth through their representatives. Along with the State Conferences of Youth, it is also a space to exert social control over public policies and all actions linked to the youth. It is comprised by entities in support of public policies for the youth, and youth movements, associations, organizations, forums and networks, mayors, municipal administrators, members of parliament and the state Executive.
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 non-binding decision