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Open Congressional Data (HN0067)



Action Plan: Honduras Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active


Lead Institution: Sovereign National Congress of the Republic of Honduras

Support Institution(s): General Government Coordination Secretary, Municipal Corporation Association (AHMON), lawmakers, civil society, citizens

Policy Areas

Asset Disclosure, Capacity Building, E-Government, Fiscal Transparency, Legislature, Open Data, Public Participation, Records Management, Sustainable Development Goals

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: Not Relevant

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review


September 01, 2018 – September 30, 2020
Institution responsible for the implementation: Sovereign National Congress of the Republic of Honduras
What is the problem that the commitment addresses? The trust of citizens in their parliamentary institution is a necessary condition for the proper functioning of the democratic system, especially because the congresses are the instances in which the laws are deliberated and prepared by representatives of the people. For this reason, it is urgent to develop technological instruments to bring the National Congress closer to the citizens and in that way inform in an expeditious, timely and efficient manner, the work that the Congress performs daily. It has been demostrated the need for citizens to be involved in the processes of taking decisions, there is also a tendency to decrease the levels of trust of the citizens in the institutionality. The citizens are demanding more transparency, more civic participation and mechanisms for greater transparency, receptivity, accountability and effectiveness.
¿Which is the commitment? Develop a mechanism to open the dialogue and promote citizen participation, through the use of digital tools for monitoring and tracking the projects subject to deliberation of the citizenship, obtaining better inputs to implement those projects that are a real priority for the citizens and their communities. Also, to open spaces for surrender of accounts and direct dialogue with citizens.
¿How will it contribute to solve the problem? The development of inclusive, innovative, dialogue and alliance programs managed by congressmen, promote the highest political commitments to advance in the legislative work towards the opening of an Open Congress, in virtue of which these acquired commitments contribute to the strengthening of our democratic institutions. To restore the confidence of the citizenship, the National Congress must lead by example and involve
Why is it relevant to the values of the OGP? Transparency; Make available tools and spaces for citizen information, that brings the citizen closer with their representatives and that they are of easy access to improve knowledge, contribute to the dissemination of information and the promotion of a culture of transparency and accountability. Citizen participation; guarantee the active collaboration of the different sectors of the country, creating opportunities for citizen participation in the decision-making processes, thus promoting the greatest direct benefit to the communities. Accountability; Citizen participation mechanisms are encouraged, and accountability to achieve greater closeness with citizens and increase confidence in the institutionality. Technological innovation; this commitment allows the creation of tools that facilitate citizen empowerment of the actions of the national congress and achieve active citizen participation.
Additional Information: There is an intrinsic link between inclusive governance structures and achieving sustainable development. So this commitment is linked to the Agenda 2030, specifically in Sustainable Development Goal number 16 whose goals are focused on the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, access to justice for all and building institutions effective and transparent where women and historically marginalized groups are equitably represented and their voices heard. Account at all levels of decision-making processes.
Develop and place in operation and interactive digital platform system that allows: consultation of major projects for the citizens, that facilitates the dialogue, proposals and recommendations of citizens with their representatives in the National Congress.
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Permanent training program on the principles and government practices of an open congress with the staff of the Legislative Organization.
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Design and implementation of a mobile application that facilitates the citizen the access to the information of the most relevant issues developed by the congress, for example; the minutes of the sessions of the Congress and the work teams (Legislative work units) of each congressman.
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Carry out two Innovative Trade Shows of Transparency and Surrender of Accounts of the National Congress each year, in which there is invitation to civil society organizations, citizens, the private sector and the academy.
January 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019/ August 31, 2020
Implement the principles of the Open Parliament program and be an active member of the Open Parliament Network of ParlAmericas (RPA) that promotes legislative opening and whose purpose is to increase transparency and access to public information, strengthen the accountability of democratic institutions, and promote the participation of citizens in decision-making processes.
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Name of the person in charge: Mauricio Oliva
Title and Department: President of the National Congress
E-mail and phone number:
Other actors: General Government Coordination Secretary, Municipal Corporation Association (AHMON), lawmakers, civil society, citizens

Honduras's Commitments

  1. Accountability Portals

    HN0060, 2018, Capacity Building

  2. Access to Municipal Information

    HN0061, 2018, Capacity Building

  3. Open Data

    HN0062, 2018, Capacity Building

  4. Open Data in Public Works

    HN0063, 2018, Capacity Building

  5. Civic Electoral Education

    HN0064, 2018, Capacity Building

  6. Integrity in Public Management

    HN0065, 2018, Asset Disclosure

  7. Electronic Catalogs and Public Purchase Platform

    HN0066, 2018, Audits and Controls

  8. Open Congressional Data

    HN0067, 2018, Asset Disclosure

  9. ISO 9001 Certification

    HN0068, 2018, E-Government

  10. Citizens Management of Budget

    HN0069, 2018, E-Government

  11. Women in Public Works Projects

    HN0070, 2018, E-Government

  12. Online Citizen Complaint Process

    HN0071, 2018, E-Government

  13. Citizens Participation in Public Service

    HN0072, 2018, E-Government

  14. Human Rights in Business Plans

    HN0073, 2018, Capacity Building

  15. Open Justice

    HN0074, 2018, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  16. Education Sector Transparency

    HN0075, 2018, Capacity Building

  17. Regulatory Improvements

    HN0076, 2018, Audits and Controls

  18. Patient Response System

    HN0077, 2018, E-Government

  19. Transparency in Extractive Industries

    HN0078, 2018, Capacity Building

  20. Business Integrity Standards

    HN0079, 2018, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  21. Integral Policy Transparency, Probity and Ethics

    HN0047, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  22. Application Law of Transparency and Access to Public Information

    HN0048, 2016, Public Participation

  23. Transparency in Civil Service

    HN0049, 2016, Open Contracting and Procurement

  24. Transparency in Municipalities

    HN0050, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  25. Monitoring Public Spending.

    HN0051, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  26. Shopping Open.

    HN0052, 2016, E-Government

  27. Information Educational Center.

    HN0053, 2016, E-Government

  28. Monitoring Health Sector

    HN0054, 2016, E-Government

  29. Monitoring Water and Sanitation Services

    HN0055, 2016, Environment and Climate

  30. Unified System Procedures.

    HN0056, 2016, E-Government

  31. Citizen Innovation.

    HN0057, 2016, E-Government

  32. Resilient Communities

    HN0058, 2016, Capacity Building

  33. National Climate Change Plan

    HN0059, 2016, E-Government

  34. Public Information Quality for Everyone

    HN0033, 2014, Right to Information

  35. Respect for the Citizen's Right to Obtain Information from Public Records

    HN0034, 2014, Records Management

  36. Ethics in Public Service.

    HN0035, 2014, Conflicts of Interest

  37. Development of Administrative Career and Transparency in the Civil Service

    HN0036, 2014, Labor

  38. Fight Against Corruption and Impunity

    HN0037, 2014, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  39. Citizen Empowerment on the Budget.

    HN0038, 2014, Participation in Budget Processes

  40. Accountability for Public Expenditure Management.

    HN0039, 2014, Fiscal Transparency

  41. Planning, Efficiency and Transparency in Public Procurement

    HN0040, 2014, Open Contracting and Procurement

  42. Surrender of Municipal Accounts.

    HN0041, 2014, Subnational

  43. Knowing the EITI and Its Results.

    HN0042, 2014, Extractive Industries

  44. Transparency in the Education Sector

    HN0043, 2014, Education

  45. Starred commitment Towards a Better Infrastructure in Schools.

    HN0044, 2014, Education

  46. Monitoring the Path of Medicines and Supplies

    HN0045, 2014, Health

  47. Strengthening Citizen Participation in the System of Public Safety

    HN0046, 2014, Human Rights

  48. Promote the Passage of a National Archives Law

    HN0005, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  49. Develop Regulatory Sanctions on Code of Ethics

    HN0006, 2012, Conflicts of Interest

  50. Present Preliminary Project on Internal Control Law

    HN0007, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  51. Approve Comprehensive Policy on Anti-Corruption

    HN0008, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  52. Starred commitment Publish Information on Public Finances

    HN0009, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  53. Empowering Citizens with Budgetary Information

    HN0010, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  54. Improve Transparency, Competition, and Controls Over State Purchases: Implement Framework Agreements and Corporate Purchasing

    HN0011, 2012, Open Contracting and Procurement

  55. Improve Transparency, Competition, and Controls Over State Purchases: Post Annual Plans Procurement and Contracting Institutions Connected to SIAFI

    HN0012, 2012, Open Contracting and Procurement

  56. Improve Transparency, Competition, and Controls Over State Purchases: Update the Registry for Providers and Contractors

    HN0013, 2012, Open Contracting and Procurement

  57. Starred commitment Incorporate 30 Municipalities to the SAMI

    HN0014, 2012, Subnational

  58. Report on Public Expenditures and Financial Accountability (PEFA): Develop the Report

    HN0015, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  59. Report on Public Expenditures and Financial Accountability (PEFA): Disseminate Report

    HN0016, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  60. Regional Development Plans in 16 Regions

    HN0017, 2012, Subnational

  61. Enhance Vision for the Country and National Plan: Increase Activities of Dissemination and Training Associated with the Plans

    HN0018, 2012, Capacity Building

  62. Enhance Vision for the Country and National Plan: Implement Online Seminars Relating to the Plans

    HN0019, 2012, Capacity Building

  63. Enhance Vision for the Country and National Plan: Create an Operative Public-Private Platform with Civil Society to Design and Manage the Strategic Image of the Country

    HN0020, 2012, Capacity Building

  64. Implement GAN in Relation to Public Spending

    HN0021, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  65. Public Security Reform under GAN

    HN0022, 2012, Security

  66. Strengthen Eregulations Honduras

    HN0023, 2012, E-Government

  67. Simplify Administrative Process Under the GAN: Simplify Contract Licenses

    HN0024, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  68. Simplify Administrative Process Under the GAN: Simplify Licensing for Imports and Exports

    HN0025, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  69. Simplify Administrative Process Under the GAN: Simplify Ownership Registries

    HN0026, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  70. Simplify Administrative Process under the GAN: Simplify Operational Permits

    HN0027, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  71. Simplify the Process of Opening Businesses

    HN0028, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  72. Promote Fiscal Education

    HN0029, 2012, E-Government

  73. CSO Monitoring of Public Expenditure and Provision of Services: Carry Out Evaluations with CSOs on Public Expenditure and Provisions of Services

    HN0030, 2012, Oversight of Budget/Fiscal Policies

  74. Carry Out Monitoring and Evaluation with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on Public Expenditure and Provision of Services: Monitor Annual Plans (PAO) on Regional Budgets

    HN0031, 2012, Oversight of Budget/Fiscal Policies

  75. Starred commitment Implement the Fundamental Law on Education

    HN0032, 2012, Education

  76. Promote Compliance with the PTLCC

    HN0001, 2012, Public Participation

  77. Increase Access to Information through Compliance with the LTAIP: Improve Oversight Mechanisms

    HN0002, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  78. Increase Access to Information through Compliance with the LTAIP: Apply Sanctions in Accordance with the LTAIP

    HN0003, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  79. Increase Access to Information through Compliance with the LTAIP: Improve the National Anti-Corruption Council's (CAN) role to oversee compliance with the LTAIP

    HN0004, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions