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Costa Rica

  • Member Since 2012
  • Action Plan 4

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Current Action Plan

2019-2021

Action Plan 4

  • Number of Commitments: 8
  • Policy Area Focus: Not specified

Point of Contact

Geannina Sojo Coordinadora de Gobierno Abierto geannina.sojo@presidencia.go.cr

Commitments

  1. Transparency and Accountability in School Board Projects

    CR0059, 2019, Public Service Delivery

  2. Prospective Labor System and National Employment System

    CR0060, 2019, Labor

  3. Center for Territorial Intelligence

    CR0061, 2019, Environment and Climate

  4. Inclusive and Participatory Rural Development

    CR0062, 2019, Marginalized Communities

  5. Using Open Data to Prevent Corruption

    CR0063, 2019, Anti-Corruption

  6. Simplifying Business Regulations Through Citizen Feedback

    CR0064, 2019, Open Data

  7. Coordination to Implement the "Sowing Security" Strategy

    CR0065, 2019, Open Data

  8. Develop the Judicial Observatory System

    CR0066, 2019, Anti-Corruption

  9. Opening of Public Data on Climate Change and Its Financing

    CR0050, 2017, Fiscal Openness

  10. Observatory of the Legal Framework Governing on Open Government

    CR0051, 2017, Open Regulations

  11. Implementation of Standards Integrated Open to Public Procurement Contracts (Sicop)

    CR0052, 2017, Anti-Corruption

  12. Open Justice Policy

    CR0053, 2017, Justice

  13. Policy Open Parliament Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Costa Rica

    CR0054, 2017, Open Parliaments

  14. Training for Women of Political Parties

    CR0055, 2017, Political Integrity

  15. Tools and Mechanisms to Promote and Advocacy of Population Lgtbi

    CR0056, 2017, Gender

  16. Follow-Up to the Commitments of the National Strategy for an Open Government

    CR0057, 2017, Legislation & Regulation

  17. Review of the Third Plan of Action by the Administration Governing from 2018 to 2022

    CR0058, 2017,

  18. Digital Platform for Access to Information on Plans, Programs and Protection Mecha Mos Women's Rights

    CR0047, 2017, Gender

  19. Multichannel Platform National Public Offering of Education in Force

    CR0048, 2017, Education

  20. Laboratory and Innovation for Sustainable and Inclusive Cities

    CR0049, 2017, Public Participation

  21. Open Data Policy

    CR0024, 2015, Anti-Corruption

  22. Decree on Transparency and Access to Public Information

    CR0025, 2015, Right to Information

  23. Draft Law on Access to Public Information

    CR0026, 2015, Public Participation

  24. Profile Directory Information of Public Institutions

    CR0027, 2015, Right to Information

  25. Model Document Management and File Management

    CR0028, 2015, Records Management

  26. Law Enforcement Excessive Paperwork 8220

    CR0029, 2015, Public Service Delivery

  27. For Open Government Technology Platforms

    CR0030, 2015, Capacity Building

  28. Costa Rica Strengthen My Future National Platform for Social Innovation and Siec

    CR0031, 2015, Private Sector

  29. Starred commitment Transparency Index Ombudsman

    CR0032, 2015, Fiscal Openness

  30. Starred commitment Cumplmiento Reports with Internal Audit

    CR0033, 2015, Anti-Corruption

  31. Policy Reforms Against Corruption

    CR0034, 2015, Anti-Corruption

  32. Transparent Selection of Civil Servants

    CR0035, 2015, Right to Information

  33. Transparent Management Processes Infrastructure Projects

    CR0036, 2015, Anti-Corruption

  34. Civil Rights in Open Government

    CR0037, 2015, Public Participation

  35. Citizen Service Training for Staff

    CR0038, 2015, Capacity Building

  36. Protocol for Dialogue with Sectors and Populations

    CR0039, 2015, Justice

  37. Citizen Participation Policy of the Judiciary

    CR0040, 2015, Justice

  38. Civic Laboratories

    CR0041, 2015, Public Participation

  39. Houses of Justice

    CR0042, 2015, Justice

  40. 27 Territorial Councils for Rural Development

    CR0043, 2015, Infrastructure & Transport

  41. Talking for Good Living with Indigenous Peoples (RIBCA)

    CR0044, 2015, Fiscal Openness

  42. Table for Guanacaste

    CR0045, 2015, Water and Sanitation

  43. Democratic Development Workshops

    CR0046, 2015, Public Participation

  44. Enhance and Strengthen the Citizen Portal (Www.Gob.Go.Cr)

    CR0001, 2013, Open Data

  45. Create Enterprise Platform Used in All Municipalities in the Country

    CR0002, 2013, Public Service Delivery

  46. Expand Services in Electronic Service Windows (VES)

    CR0003, 2013, Public Service Delivery

  47. Encourage the Use of the Platform "In Time"

    CR0004, 2013, Open Regulations

  48. Electronically Implement the Veterinary Product

    CR0005, 2013, Public Service Delivery

  49. Promote Interoperability Framework

    CR0006, 2013, Capacity Building

  50. Strengthen the National System of Comptrollers Service

    CR0007, 2013, Public Service Delivery

  51. Conduct a Feasibility Study on the Modernization of the Postal Service in Costa Rica

    CR0008, 2013, Public Service Delivery

  52. Update the Guide for Developing Web Pages

    CR0009, 2013, E-Government

  53. Opening Implement the Public Budget

    CR0010, 2013, Fiscal Openness

  54. Hold a Forum on Access to Information and Public Participation in Environmental Issues

    CR0011, 2013, Environment and Climate

  55. Issue a Guideline for the Publication of Minutes

    CR0012, 2013, E-Government

  56. Starred commitment Develop an Index of Transparency of Public Institutions in Costa Rica

    CR0013, 2013, Anti-Corruption

  57. Submit to the Legislature a Draft Law on Access to Public Information

    CR0014, 2013, Right to Information

  58. Define and Implement the National Policy of Open Data

    CR0015, 2013, Open Data

  59. Promote Open Data in Public Institutions

    CR0016, 2013, Justice

  60. Spread the Concept and Philosophy of Open Government in Public Institutions, Citizens and Public Opinion

    CR0017, 2013, Open Data

  61. Develop a Manual for the Use of Social Networks in Public Institutions in Costa Rica

    CR0018, 2013, Open Regulations

  62. Empower People Through Access to Information and Opportunities for Citizen Participation

    CR0019, 2013, Public Participation

  63. Monitor the Open Data Hackathon First and Further Events of This Type

    CR0020, 2013, Open Data

  64. Implement the Pension System in the National Pension

    CR0021, 2013, Labor

  65. Implement a Single Purchase System in the State Symphysis

    CR0022, 2013, Anti-Corruption

  66. Implement the "Digital Citizen Security" Project

    CR0023, 2013, Justice


Resources

  1. Case Study: Costa Rica Consultation Mechanism

    2016, Case Study, Web page

  2. Collaboration – A crucial element for developing and implementing open government initiatives. Analyzing the co-creation of Costa Rica’s National Open Data Policy (PNADP)

    2018, Research Product, Web page

  3. Costa Rica Action Plan 2013-2014

    2015, Action Plan, Web page

  4. Costa Rica Action Plan 2017-2019

    2017, Action Plan, Web page

  5. Costa Rica Action Plan 2019-2021

    2020, Action Plan, Web page

  6. Costa Rica Design Report 2017-2019 – For Public Comment

    2019, Report Comments, Web page

  7. Costa Rica End-of-Term Report 2015-2017

    2018, IRM Report, Web page

  8. Costa Rica End-of-Term Self-Assessment 2015-2017

    2017, Self Assessment, Web page

  9. Costa Rica Letter of Intent to Join OGP

    2017, Letter, Web page

  10. Costa Rica Mid-Term Progress Report 2015-2017

    2017, IRM Report, Web page

  11. Costa Rica Mid-Term Report 2015-2017 – For Public Comment

    2017, Report Comments, Web page

  12. Costa Rica National Action Plan 2015-2017

    2015, Action Plan, Web page

  13. Costa Rica Progress Report 2013-2014

    2015, IRM Report, Web page

  14. Costa Rica Self-Assessment (Spanish)

    2016, Self Assessment, Web page

  15. Learning to Open Government: Findings and Reflections on how the OGP is playing out, in practice, in five countries

    2016, Research Product, Web page

  16. OGP Report Card – Costa Rica (2017)

    2017, IRM Report, Web page


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
1
Action Plan 2
3
1
2
Action Plan 3
Action Plan 4

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
Action Plan 4

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
Action Plan 4
Collaborate
Involve
Consult
Inform
No Consultation

Implementation

Action Plan 1
Action Plan 2
Action Plan 3
Action Plan 4

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
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)

Civic Space

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

Open Policy Making

Action Implications
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
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
New Initiative
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
Implement for Results
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)

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