State Councils for the Persons with Disabilities
The State Councils for the Persons with Disabilities are consultative and autonomous bodies that have the administrative and technical support of the state agencies represented by them. They are responsible for advising the state government on issues related to persons with disabilities. The councils monitor, evaluate and propose public policies as well as promote the dissemination of ideas and studies within the state government. The organ is also responsible for conducting and disseminating awareness campaigns together with civil society and other public bodies.
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