Taking Care of my Neighborhood
Taking Care of my Neighborhood is an online platform developed with the aim of controlling public spending, in addition to promoting transparency and open data. This digital space presents a map of Sao Paulo in which you can visualize, in real time, the projects carried out, in progress or planned. In addition, this innovation informs citizens which governmental body is in charge of the project, the budget, the real expense, the final liquidation, the bids and the awards. If the information is not online, citizens can request it within the framework of the Access to Information Law.
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
- citizens civil society
- democratic innovation yields no decision