National Corporation of Indigenous Development

The National Corporation of Indigenous Development is an institution created in 1993 through Indigenous Law 19.253 which aims to promote, coordinate and implement state action plans for the development of the indigenous peoples of Chile. In particular, the institution seeks to increase the participation of the indigenous population in the processes of public policy formulation, legislative and / or administrative measures that directly affect them through forums for dialogue, consultation and mass information, to promote a better institutional framework and public offering. It is administratively dependent of the Ministry of Social Development and its main headquarters is in the city of Temuco. Their institutional mission is to promote, coordinate and implement state action in favor of the integral development of indigenous people and communities, especially in economic, social and cultural matters and to promote their participation in national life, through intersectorial coordination, financing of investment initiatives and the provisioning of services to users.

Institutional design


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 no decision  


  • Deliberation
  • Direct Voting
  • E-Participation
  • Citizen Representation


  • Accountability
  • Responsiveness
  • Rule of Law
  • Political Inclusion
  • Social Equality

Policy cycle

Agenda setting
Formulation and decision-making
Policy Evaluation


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