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Colombia

  • Member Since 2011
  • Action Plan 3
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Current Action Plan

2017-2019

Action Plan 3

  • Number of Commitments: 25
  • Policy Area Focus: Peace and Justice, Environmental Democracy, Open State (All branches, auditors, and subnational)

Colombia is currently implementing 25 commitments from their 2017-2019 action plan.

This action plan features commitments related to citizen participation, gender, peace building, environment, open budget, open data and access to information, anti-corruption, subnational open government and open state.


Point of Contact

Armando Navarro Specialized Professional, Office of the President armandonavarro@presidencia.gov.co

Commitments

  1. Territorializing Guidelines Sexual Violence Prevention in Women and Girls

    CO0057, 2017, Capacity Building

  2. Citizen Participation in the Consolidation of Community Justice Component of the System of Justice Statistics (Sej)

    CO0058, 2017, Capacity Building

  3. Citizen Participation in the Normative Production of the Executive Branch

    CO0059, 2017, E-Government

  4. Implement the Citizen Observatory as a Tool for Citizen Service Optimization

    CO0060, 2017, Capacity Building

  5. Strengthening Intersectoral Committee for Environmental Democracy (MIDA)

    CO0061, 2017, Environment and Climate

  6. Citizen Participation in the Establishment, Implementation and Social Control of the Commitments Made by the Ministry of Mines and Energy and Stakeholders

    CO0062, 2017, Extractive Industries

  7. Social Control to Maintenance and Conservation of Tertiary Roads

    CO0063, 2017, E-Government

  8. Implementation of the Integrated Information System for Post-Conflict (SIIPO)

    CO0064, 2017, E-Government

  9. Digital Citizens Talking About Public

    CO0065, 2017, E-Government

  10. Publication of the Actual Implementation of the Budgets of National Order in the Economic Transparency Portal (Tep) and Citizen Monitoring Scheme

    CO0066, 2017, E-Government

  11. Participation of Children, Adolescents (NNA) and Communities for Transparency in the Management of the Colombian Institute of Family Welfare

    CO0067, 2017, Capacity Building

  12. Promoting Access to Information Through Citizen Services in the Deployment of the Integrated Police Transparency Policy

    CO0068, 2017, Capacity Building

  13. System Management Information Public Employment (SIGEP)

    CO0069, 2017, E-Government

  14. Strategy Transparency and Citizen Participation in the National Civil Service Commission

    CO0070, 2017, Capacity Building

  15. Building Trust and Strengthening Transparency and Accountability in the Council of State

    CO0071, 2017, Capacity Building

  16. Access to Information and Participation to Influence Legislative Decision Making

    CO0072, 2017, Capacity Building

  17. Strengthening Regional and Youth Participation

    CO0073, 2017, E-Government

  18. Design of Early Warning System (SAT) on Corruption and Mismanagement

    CO0074, 2017, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  19. Encourage Citizen Participation Through Educational Strategies and Visibility for Opening Information

    CO0075, 2017, Capacity Building

  20. Design and Implement Public Policy of Open Government Departmental

    CO0076, 2017, Capacity Building

  21. Open and Publish Selected Information Together with Citizens Organized Format Open Data

    CO0077, 2017, E-Government

  22. Open Council Bogotá

    CO0078, 2017, Capacity Building

  23. Promote and Strengthen the Process of Accountability in the 20 Localities of the Capital District

    CO0079, 2017, Capacity Building

  24. Articulation of a Network of Actors Involved in Monitoring, Dissemination and Feedback from Recruitment Processes

    CO0080, 2017, E-Government

  25. Coordination with Public Entities - Private Partnerships for Data Exchange and Transfer of Knowledge on Gender

    CO0081, 2017, E-Government

  26. Support Transparency Law - National Institutions

    CO0028, 2015, Education

  27. Raising in Plain Language Use in Energy Sector of Social Inclusion and Modification of Protocols Citizen Services

    CO0029, 2015, Capacity Building

  28. Simplicity Laboratories

    CO0030, 2015, Capacity Building

  29. Cycles Opening of Information in the Sectors of Education, Health, Environment, Justice and Social Inclusion

    CO0031, 2015, Education

  30. More Transparency in Public Procurement

    CO0032, 2015, Capacity Building

  31. Starred commitment Access to Information for People with Disabilities

    CO0033, 2015, Capacity Building

  32. Renmesas Work and Technical Assistance for Accountability in the Justiciadición Account of the Judicial Branch and More Information on Justice Services

    CO0034, 2015, Capacity Building

  33. Starred commitment LegalApp: Interaction and Management Services Information Sources for Justice Sector

    CO0035, 2015, E-Government

  34. Starred commitment Medicines and Health Technologies Transparent

    CO0036, 2015, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  35. LegalApp: Interaction and Management Services Information Sources for Justice Sector

    CO0037, 2015, E-Government

  36. Technical Assistance to Support and Education Secretariats Country

    CO0038, 2015, Capacity Building

  37. Environmental Information System

    CO0039, 2015, E-Government

  38. Citizen Participation and Accountability in the Extractive Sector

    CO0040, 2015, Capacity Building

  39. Antioquia Transparent

    CO0041, 2015, Audits and Controls

  40. Strengthen Citizen Participation

    CO0042, 2015, Gender

  41. Departmental Consultative Shaping Tables of Black Communities, Afro, Raizal and Palenquera

    CO0043, 2015, Marginalized Communities

  42. Actions of Dialogue with Citizenship to Strengthen Participation and Accountability

    CO0044, 2015, Capacity Building

  43. Map Investments

    CO0045, 2015, E-Government

  44. Starred commitment Citizen Participation in Transparency and Royalties

    CO0046, 2015, Audits and Controls

  45. Better Land Management

    CO0047, 2015, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  46. Social Map

    CO0048, 2015, E-Government

  47. Environmental Public Expenditure Management

    CO0049, 2015, Audits and Controls

  48. Starred commitment Prioritization Automation Services Procedures and Citizens with Contributions

    CO0050, 2015, Capacity Building

  49. Integrated Service Centers (Si Presencial)

    CO0051, 2015, Marginalized Communities

  50. Online Procedures - Yes Virtual

    CO0052, 2015, E-Government

  51. Starred commitment State Council

    CO0053, 2015, E-Government

  52. Starred commitment Historical Memory of the Internal Armed Conflict

    CO0054, 2015, Human Rights

  53. Free Women from Violence and Discrimination

    CO0055, 2015, Gender

  54. Participatory Construction of Public Policy LGBTI

    CO0056, 2015, Gender

  55. Government Online

    CO0001, 2012, E-Government

  56. Open Data

    CO0002, 2012, E-Government

  57. Higher Quality in Education

    CO0003, 2012, Capacity Building

  58. Higher Quality Health

    CO0004, 2012, Capacity Building

  59. Utilities Regulation

    CO0005, 2012, E-Government

  60. Consumer Protection

    CO0006, 2012, E-Government

  61. Better Service to Citizens

    CO0007, 2012, E-Government

  62. Starred commitment More Efficient Entities

    CO0008, 2012, E-Government

  63. Starred commitment Bill on Access to Public Information

    CO0009, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  64. Mechanisms for Citizen Participation

    CO0010, 2012, Capacity Building

  65. Monitoring Citizen Participation

    CO0011, 2012, Public Participation

  66. Capacity Building to Citizens

    CO0012, 2012, Capacity Building

  67. Government Open to Territorial Level

    CO0013, 2012, OGP

  68. Language Clear to Citizens and Quality of Information

    CO0014, 2012, Capacity Building

  69. State Portal

    CO0015, 2012, E-Government

  70. Improve the Performance and Accountability of Government

    CO0016, 2012, E-Government

  71. Policy Against Corruption

    CO0017, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  72. Starred commitment Observatory Fight Against Corruption

    CO0018, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  73. Information More Transparent Justice System

    CO0019, 2012, E-Government

  74. Policy Guidelines and Status of Citizen Participation

    CO0020, 2012, Capacity Building

  75. Participation in Policy Making

    CO0021, 2012, Public Participation

  76. Efficient Shopping

    CO0022, 2012, Capacity Building

  77. Economic Transparency Portal

    CO0023, 2012, E-Government

  78. Control Online

    CO0024, 2012, Audits and Controls

  79. Starred commitment Royalties and Transparency Initiative Extractive Industries: Eiti

    CO0025, 2012, Extractive Industries

  80. Monitoring Plan for Investments in "Utilities"

    CO0026, 2012, Water and Sanitation

  81. Alliance Government, Private Sector and Civil Society

    CO0027, 2012, Civic Space


Current Data

The data below is updated periodically, most often after large numbers of new action plans and IRM reports.

Commitment Performance

The following variables answer the question “Did this commitment open government?“, and focus on how government practices have changed as a result of the commitment’s implementation.

Key

No IRM data

Pending IRM Review

Major
Outstanding
Starred Commitments
Action Plan 1
4
Action Plan 2
11
1
7
Action Plan 3

Global

Most per action plan
4
7

Regional

Most per action plan
2
7

How to Get More Starred Commitments

Starred commitments in OGP are one of the ways the IRM designates promising reforms. The graph below shows where the major areas for improvement in action plan design and implementation should take place based on past action plans.

Key

Stars (Global average 7%)

Focus on implementation

Focus on design

Pending IRM review

No IRM data

Focus on design

Focus on objectives and impact (ambition/potential impact)

Focus on relevance to open government

Focus on verifiability

Action Plan 3

Public Participation

This table shows: 1) the level of public influence during the development and implementation of OGP action plans, 2) whether consultations were open to any member of the public or only to those invited; and 3) whether a forum existed that met regularly.

Key

Participation was closed

Participation was open to any interested party

No IRM data

Forum

Pending IRM review

Definitions

Collaborate: Iterative dialogue and public helped set agenda

 

Involve: Government gave feedback on public inputs

 

Consult: Public gave input

 

Inform: Government provided public with information on plan

Collaborate
Involve
Consult
Inform
No Consultation

Development

Action Plan 1
Action Plan 2
Action Plan 3
Collaborate
Involve
Consult
Inform
No Consultation

Implementation

Action Plan 1
Action Plan 2
Action Plan 3

OGP Global Report Data

The data below is drawn from the 2019 OGP Global Report. You can view and learn more about the report here.

Selected Dimensions of Open Government

This section captures how each OGP member can play a leadership role, based on IRM-based findings and third-party scores. This list does not cover all of open government and OGP members are not required to take any action.

Action implications

These are recommendations on the role that each OGP member might play in each policy area. The recommendations are derived from a combination of the IRM-based findings and third-party scores.

IRM-based findings

Reflect the performance of commitments in a particular policy area, as assessed by the IRM.

 

(NC) No Commitments
(CA) Commitment(s) in the policy area.
(IR) IRM-Reviewed: At least one IRM-assessed commitment.
(C) Was Complete: At least one commitment was substantially or fully completed.
(A) Was Ambitious: At least one commitment with moderate or transformative potential impact.
(ER) Showed Early Results: At least one commitment opened government in a “Major” or “Outstanding” way.

Third-party scores

Reflect “real-world” performance, i.e., performance outside of the OGP framework. Scores are comprised of various indicators collected by respected organizations.

Anti-Corruption

Action Implications
No data
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
No data
Action Implications
Implement for Results
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)

Civic Space

Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)

Open Policy Making

Action Implications
New Initiative
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)

Access to Information

Action Implications
Implement for Results
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Consider Action
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)

Fiscal Openness

Action Implications
Implement for Results
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
New Initiative
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)
Action Implications
Implement for Results
IRM-Based Findings
NC
CA
IR
C
A
ER
3rd-Party Score (0-4)

Resources

  1. Colombia Action Plan 2014-2015

    2015, Action Plan, Web page

  2. Colombia Action Plan 2017-2019

    2017, Action Plan, Web page

  3. Colombia End-of-Term Report 2015-2017

    2018, IRM Report, Web page

  4. Colombia End-of-Term Report 2015-2017 – For Public Comment

    2018, IRM Report, Web page

  5. Colombia End-of-Term Self-Assessment Report 2015-2017

    2017, Self Assessment, Web page

  6. Colombia Letter of Intent to Join OGP

    2017, Letter, Web page

  7. Colombia Mid-Term Progress Report 2015-2017

    2017, IRM Report, Web page

  8. Colombia Mid-Term Self-Assessment Report 2015-2017 (Español)

    2017, Self Assessment, Web page

  9. Colombia Progress Report 2012-2013

    2015, IRM Report, Web page

  10. Colombia, Second Action Plan, 2015-17

    2015, Action Plan, Web page

  11. Implementing SDG16+ Through the Open Government Partnership

    2019, Perspective, Web page

  12. OGP Report Card – Colombia (2017)

    2017, IRM Report, Web page


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