Commitments

03 Information System, Participatory Communication and Transparency

Country: São Paulo, Brazil
Year Action Plan: 2018
Start Date: 1/1/2019  |  End Date: 8/31/2020

From the Action Plan

 
Information System, Participatory Communication and Transparency Commitment no. 3: “Information System, Participatory Communication and Transparency” Develop the integration of the Official Gazette, the Transparency Portal and the Budget and Finance System (SOF), with user-friendly language and interfaces, aiming at accessibility through digital and physical communication (website, clipping, messages, posts), through the “INFOAberta” Network focal points and organized civil society agents to disseminate these systems and train civil society and civil servants to use them. Commitment start and end date: January/2019 - August/2020 Lead implementing agency/actor Municipal Comptroller General’s Office (CGM) Commitment description What is the public problem that the commitment will address? The City of São Paulo has several portals and systems that provide public information, not always in an integrated way or in a clear and simple language. In addition, based on the demands made by the citizens throughout the co-creation process, it was identified that the population do not know all the uses of the mechanisms that allow access to information. Overall objective(s) and expected result(s) By implementing this commitment, we seek to provide more qualified access to information for the population, in addition to training civil servants and citizens to increase the use of the portals and systems available. How will the commitment contribute to solve the public problem? In seeking ways to improve portals of access to information, and providing training and better dissemination of existing portals and systems, the commitment will contribute to making public information available in a more integrated way, in a more accessible language, and to further exploring the potentialities of portals and systems mentioned by citizens and servers. Why is this commitment relevant to OGP values? The actions foreseen in this commitment seek to improve the quality of access to information by citizens, proving relevant for the strengthening of transparency and public integrity. Additional Information Milestone activity with a verifiable deliverable Start date: End date: Improve the Transparency Portal, ensuring better usability. January/2019 December/2019 Develop informative actions and materials for citizens regarding the use of the three portals and systems mentioned. January/2019 June/2020 Training for “INFOAberta” Network in relation to the use of the three portals and systems mentioned. January/2020 August/2020 Develop a feasibility study for the implementation of a platform for communication and social participation. January/2019 December/2019 Encourage, through “Agentes de Governo Aberto” Program (“Open Government Agents”) public notice, the submission of projects related to access to information and use of the portals and systems mentioned. January/2019 August/2020 Contact information Name of responsible person from implementing agency Gustavo Ungaro Title, Department Municipal Comptroller General, Municipal Comptroller General’s Office (CGM) Email and phone controladoriageral@prefeitura.sp.gov.br +55 11 3113-8234 Other actors involved State actors involved Municipal Secretariat of International Affairs (SMRI)24; Municipal Secretariat of Innovation and Technology (SMIT) Municipal Secretariat of Management (SG); Municipal Secretariat of Finance (SF); Municipal Secretariat of Subprefectures (SMSUB); Secretariat of Municipal Government (SGM); Municipal Court of Accounts (TCM). Civil society actors involved Rede pela Transparência e Participação Social (RETPS); Instituto Update; Fundação Escola de Comércio Álvares Penteado (FECAP); Movimento Cultural das Periferias (MCP).

Lead Institution: Municipal Comptroller General’s Office (CGM)


Support Institution: Municipal Secretariat of International Affairs (SMRI)24; Municipal Secretariat of Innovation and Technology (SMIT) Municipal Secretariat of Management (SG); Municipal Secretariat of Finance (SF); Municipal Secretariat of Subprefectures (SMSUB); Secretariat of Municipal Government (SGM); Municipal Court of Accounts (TCM). Rede pela Transparência e Participação Social (RETPS); Instituto Update;

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