Referendum on the Charter and Autonomous Statutes (regional, municipal, indigenous)
The Referendum on the Charter and Autonomous Statutes (regional, municipal, indigenous), was held in November 2016, so that 15 autonomous territorial entities from six departments of the country would vote on their autonomy. In 10 of the cases the vote was for a Yes, while the remaining five voted No. Citizen participation was more than 75%.
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