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Côte d'Ivoire

Local Participation (CI0021)



Action Plan: Côte d’Ivoire Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active


Lead Institution: Executive Management of Decentralization and Local Development

Support Institution(s): Côte d'Ivoire Towns and Communes Union (UVICOCI) ; - Côte d'Ivoire and Districts and Regions Assembly (ARDCI), les Local Authorities.. CSOs

Policy Areas

Capacity Building, Fiscal Openness, Local Commitments, Public Participation, Public Participation in Budget/Fiscal Policy, Publication of Budget/Fiscal Information

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Pending IRM Review

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review


Promote participative democracy in the Ivorian collectivities.
June 2018-June 2020
Main implementing
agency/ actor
Executive Management of Decentralization and Local
Commitment description
What is the public interest
issue to be addressed by
this commitment?
Most of the time, public budgets are prepared by elected
representatives and their advisors who arbitrate their choice
according to many criteria and constraints, hardly known or
explained to citizens. This may result within the population in a
perception that some lose, and others gain.
The population and local authorities receive scarce information
on the preparation, implementation, monitoring and
assessment of the local budget.
The population low involvement and participation in the
management of local affairs.
What is the commitment ?
The purpose of this commitment is to :
- Encourage local authorities to practice participatory budget
- improve governance at local level;
- stimulate populations’ participation in decision-making.
How will the commitment
contribute to solve the
public problem?
The commitment will enable the authorities to understand the
logic of populations participation in budget preparation as well
as enable the populations to understand their role in their local
budget preparation, implementation and monitoring through
awareness raising workshops and sharing good practices;
In this regard, local elected representatives will show their
political commitment by taking a decision on a municipal
Why is this commitment
relevant to OGP values?
This commitment is relevant for access to information and
citizen participation.
Additional information
- This commitment enjoys a budget of CFA F 864,499,200;
- This commitment is in line with 2016-2020 NDP in its axis 4,
effect 2 and with 20191 PIP. Important activityhaving
a verifiable deliverable Start date End date
DGDDL will carry out
awareness raising and
capacity building actions
with umbrella collectivities,
local elected
representatives and civil
December 2018 September 2019
Capitalization of pioneer
collectivities acquired
January 2019 July 2019
collectivities that have
adopted PB
June 2019 June 2020
Preparation of a guide for
good practices January 2020 June 2020
Rewarding best practices August 2019 June 2020
Contact information
Name of
responsibleperson from
the implementing agency
DAGO Djahi Lazare
Title, Ministry
- Executive Management of Decentralization and Local
Development (DGDDL) ;
- Ministry of Interior and Security.
Email and Phone
- ;
- +225 20 22 35 76
State actors
- Côte d'Ivoire Towns and Communes Union (UVICOCI) ;
- Côte d'Ivoire and Districts and Regions Assembly (ARDCI),
les Local Authorities..
Civil Society Organizations


  1. Revise laws to mandate asset declaration of public officials

    CI0030, 2020, Anti-Corruption

  2. Draft and adopt legislation regulating teleworking

    CI0031, 2020, Labor

  3. Identify and acquire necessary tools for teleworking

    CI0032, 2020, Capacity Building

  4. Create specific budget line for purchase of contraceptive products

    CI0033, 2020, Gender

  5. Publish budget information online regarding purchase of contraceptive products

    CI0034, 2020, E-Government

  6. Increase number of days operating school canteens

    CI0035, 2020, Education

  7. Issue decrees to establish Participatory Budget

    CI0026, 2020, Fiscal Openness

  8. Invite civil society to participate in budget planning at DPBEP seminar

    CI0027, 2020, Fiscal Openness

  9. Analyze and develop strategy to improve anti-corruption institutions

    CI0028, 2020, Anti-Corruption

  10. Develop and publish application for asset declaration data

    CI0029, 2020, Anti-Corruption

  11. Citizen Budget

    CI0016, 2018, Capacity Building

  12. Participative Decentralized Development for Preschools

    CI0017, 2018, Capacity Building

  13. Whistleblower Protection

    CI0018, 2018, Anti-Corruption

  14. National Integrity Strategy

    CI0019, 2018, Anti-Corruption

  15. Asset Declaration

    CI0020, 2018, Anti-Corruption

  16. Local Participation

    CI0021, 2018, Capacity Building

  17. Local Anti-Corruption Measures

    CI0022, 2018, Anti-Corruption

  18. Contraception Distribution

    CI0023, 2018, Capacity Building

  19. Open Data

    CI0024, 2018, Access to Information

  20. Liberalize Television Space

    CI0025, 2018, Civic Space

  21. Publish the Number of Carats of Diamond Exported and Accompanying Kimberly Process Certificates

    CI0001, 2016, Anti-Corruption

  22. Create and Operationalize 5 Local Mining Development Committees (CDLM)

    CI0002, 2016, Anti-Corruption

  23. Release All Tax and Customs Regulations

    CI0003, 2016, E-Government

  24. Release the Communications to the Councils of Ministers on the Quarterly Implementation of the Budget

    CI0004, 2016, E-Government

  25. Publish Communications to the Council of Ministers on Contracting Process on a Quarterly Basis

    CI0005, 2016, Anti-Corruption

  26. Interconnect Public Five (05) Universities and Two (02) Business Schools.

    CI0006, 2016, Capacity Building

  27. Set up Virtual University of Côte D'Ivoire

    CI0007, 2016, Education

  28. Install a Virtual Single Window for Public Service Request and Receipt in Order to Facilitate Access to Public Information

    CI0008, 2016, Access to Information

  29. Create and Operationalize an Open Data Portal for Côte D'Ivoire

    CI0009, 2016, Access to Information

  30. Set up and Operationalize a National Competitiveness Monitoring Body

    CI0010, 2016, Legislation & Regulation

  31. Promote Access to Public Information Act

    CI0011, 2016, Access to Information

  32. Ensure the Freedom the Press and Plurality of Expression

    CI0012, 2016, Civic Space

  33. Set up Five (05) Municipal Committees to Fight Against Racketeering

    CI0013, 2016, Anti-Corruption

  34. Promote Participatory Budget in 05 Communes

    CI0014, 2016, Capacity Building

  35. Establish and Operationalize a National Monitoring Body for the Quality of Financial Services

    CI0015, 2016, Legislation & Regulation

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