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Honduras

Transparency in Extractive Industries (HN0078)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Honduras Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Secretary of State in the Environment Office, Geology and Mines Honduran Institute

Support Institution(s): Secretary of State by law of the General Government Coordination Institute of Access to Public Information (IAIP) Municipal Corporations Basic study centers, public and private schools in the country. Municipal Environmental Unit; (UMA) Honduras Municipal Corporations Association (AMHON); Commonwealths, Academy (private and public universities in the country), news media, civil society, transparency in the extractive industries initiative

Policy Areas

Capacity Building, Education, Environment and Climate, Extractive Industries, Public Participation, Public Service Delivery, Subnational, 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

Description

SUSTAINABLE CITIES INFLUENCING THE ENVIRONMENT WITH POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS (GEO) TRANSPARENCY IN THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES
September 01, 2018 – August 31, 2020
Institute responsible for the implementation: Secretary of State in the Environment Office, Geology and Mines Honduran Institute
What is the problem that the commitment addresses? Concentrating huge contingents of population, in urban areas of the country impacts on energy consumption, water and generation of pollution, among others. The living conditions in the cities are characterized by presenting large health risks related to the environment, insufficient access to many urban services, poor drainage and sewerage networks, inadequate practices of solid waste management, limited access to transport services and congestion due to overcrowding. The relevance of the urban environment, particularly with respect to the vulnerability that these areas present in the face of natural disasters. The sustainable management development of urban areas with special emphasis on health actions, environmental sanitation and minimization of vulnerability risks in the face of natural disasters.
Which is the commitment? Development of Geo Cities processes, with the due involvement of the government, municipal governments, scientists, lawmakers and the general public in the region, to the effect of promoting a better understanding of the dynamics of cities and their environments, and identifying potential solutions. To train a group of teachers, responsible for the dissemination to their students of the Environmental Education Program with the support of the regional offices of the Secretariat Environment, with orientation to the protection of the environment and consumer production.
How will it contribute to solve the problem? The commitment to achieve the greatest number of GEO processes in the country, promote a better understanding of the dynamics of cities and their environments, supplying municipal governments, scientists, and policymakers and the general public of the region, reliable and updated information about their cities. Recognizing the links between environmental conditions and human resources activities, especially those related to urban development, will contribute in the training of local technical capacities for the integral evaluation of the state of the urban environment. It is important to emphasize that the formulation of implementation of urban strategies and plans to help
cities improve their urban environmental management and the creation of institutional networks in the city. On the other hand, the training of teachers at the national level, of the importance of values and protection to the environment, as the basic production of income in their homes, comes to provide a tool to increase the positive impact of school children projects and of young people and their public participation in order to support sustainable development. This initiative tries to encourage and motivate the participation of children and young people in activities related to the environment, providing knowledge and advice, from educational levels to decision-making.
Why is it relevant to OGP values? Transparency; these processes will result in the strengthening of the Institutions (municipal) in the preparation of environmental assessments and integral reports in the cities of the region, in the framework of a transparent, inclusive and participatory process, which will lead to a long-term better informed decisions, greater community participation and better environment management that will improve the quality of life of the people who inhabit the cities in the region.
Citizen participation; Guide the creation of consensus on the most critical environmental issues in each city, encouraging dialogue and participation of the all sectors of society in the decision-making process.
Additional Information: The contribution of the GEO Cities project is the development and provision of more precise information on the state of the environment and the analysis of the consequences that the policies have on it to promote effective decision- making directed to achieve a sustainable development and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, in this case there is a link with the Sustainable Development Goal number 11 of cities and sustainable communities, which raises actions aimed at getting our cities to be more inclusive, safe and sustainable, likewise the 16th objective whose goals focus on the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, access to justice for all and building effective and transparent institutions
Train a group of teachers, responsible for the dissemination to their students of the Environmental Education Program with the support of the offices of the Environment Secretariat, with a focus on protection of the environment and production (school garden)
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Subscription of agreement My Environment-Municipal Corporations for the development of the Geo Cities report, with the due involvement of municipal governments, scientists, and lawmakers and the public in general of the region, in order to better promote the understanding of the dynamics of cities and their environments, and identifying potential solutions
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Municipal corporation pilot project with report “GEO cities”, sustainable city implementing potential solutions on environmental issues in your community.
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Environmental monitoring by the INHGEOMIN of the mining activities with citizen participation and inclusion (Transparency in the EITI extractive industries) for the compliance of mitigation measures of environmental licensing with the accompaniment of the UMA and municipal technicians in the cities of La Union, Copan; Las Vegas, Santa Barbara; Corpus, Choluteca; Cedros, Francisco Morazan; El Nispero, Santa Barbara; Tocoa, Colon; Guaico, Olancho.
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Name of the person in charge: José Antonio Galdámes/Ericka Molina Aguilar
Title and Department: State Secretary in the Office of Natural Resources and Environment/ Executive Director of INHGEOMIN
E-mail and phone number: joseantoniogaldames@gmail.com/ erimar2117@yahoo.com
Other actors: Secretary of State by law of the General Government Coordination
Institute of Access to Public Information (IAIP) Municipal Corporations
Basic study centers, public and private schools in the country.
Municipal Environmental Unit; (UMA) Honduras Municipal Corporations Association (AMHON); Commonwealths, Academy (private and public universities in the country), news media, civil society, transparency in the extractive industries initiative


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