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Streamline processes of consulting and involving citizens in innovative policy-making (RO0066)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Romania Action Plan 2020-2022

Action Plan Cycle: 2020

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: General Secretariat of the Government - General Directorate for Open Government, Public Relations and Cooperation - Open Government Service

Support Institution(s): Central and local public administration Ministries Civil Societies Centre for Public Innovation

Policy Areas

Capacity Building, E-Government, Public Participation

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

Description

Which public issue will be addressed by this obligation? Although the current regulatory framework establishes a number of legal mechanisms capable of stimulating participation and establishing a strong collaborative relationship with the civil society, most of the time, the use of these mechanisms fails to make a real contribution to improving the quality of decisions and the adequacy of public decisions. The accelerated expansion of the associative environment, without managing a real-time record of the dynamics and evolution of interested stakeholders, has generated knowledge problems and difficulties in accessing information specific to the existing civic space, as well as discussions on the efficiency of levers through which citizens can be involved in the elaboration of public administration decisions according to certain areas of interest. Opening the administration to the real needs of the civil society must involve managing the innovation process in the public sector, in order to become able to understand and encourage the new approaches needed to solve the complex problems of society. Civil servants need to acquire new tools, knowledge, skills and connections to help them explore appropriate opportunities to interact with the general public.

Description of the commitment What is the obligation? 1. Development of a single digital tool to support communities of expertise interested in making public decisions and those responsible for the central 8 executive dealing with the relationship with the civil society. 2. Developing structures for the relationship with the associative environment at the level of ministries in order to acquire the capacity to collect innovative initiatives promoted by civil society, in each field of activity and to carry out uniformly the practices of consultation and involvement of citizens in the governing act.

How will the fulfilment of the obligation contribute to the solving of the public problem? - by encouraging participation in public decisionmaking and facilitating dialogue between public administration and civil society by involving civil society in the public policy-making process; - by standardizing the practices of consultation and involvement of citizens in the governing act; - by creating a better coordination of political and public decisions in order to provide innovative ways for civil society to take action; -by increasing the quality of consultation processes by ensuring that NGOs have access to advisory structures and the necessary information; - by building the skills of civil servants for the innovative approach to the interaction between the public sphere and the interested stakeholders.

What is the main objective The development of a coordination mechanism at the level of the General Secretariat of the Government in order to support central public authorities to manage the necessary innovative processes in the public sector with the purpose of interacting appropriately with the civil society to streamline participatory processes, by: ensuring stakeholder access to advisory structures for areas of interest; simplifying and increasing the quality of communication between institutions and civil society; facilitating the understanding, testing and incorporation of new ways of interacting with civil society.

Goals/activities Responsible (institution / partner) Start date End date The evaluation at the level of the target groups formed by ministries of the stage of the processes of involvement of the civil society and of the quality of the administration-nongovernmental sector relationship. (1 questionnaire / meeting with public institutions, 1 questionnaire / meeting with General Secretariat of the Government /Public institutions/ NGOs 2021 2021 9 NGOs) Information and training sessions with representatives of the institutions in the target group on the practices of consultation and involvement of civil society in the decisionmaking process. (meetings with information and training public institutions) General Secretariat of the Government /Public institutions/ NGOs 2021 2022 The establishment and implementation of additional functionalities for the CONECT platform, designed to configure a national map of the distribution by development regions of non-governmental organizations, public administration officials and advisory structures. (1 questionnaire / meeting with public institutions, 1 questionnaire / meeting with NGOs) General Secretariat of the Government /Public institutions/ NGOs 2021 2021 Elaborating a Guide for the innovative approach of the processes of involvement of the citizens in the decision-making process. (2 questionnaires / meetings with NGOs, 2 questionnaires / meetings with public institutions) General Secretariat of the Government /Public institutions/ NGOs 2021 2021 Informing and disseminating the Guide at the level of public administration and civil society authorities, as well as monitoring the use of the digital tool. (information sessions with NGOs and public institutions) General Secretariat of the Government /Public institutions/ NGOs 2022 2022


Commitments

  1. Streamline processes of consulting and involving citizens in innovative policy-making

    RO0066, 2020, Capacity Building

  2. Increase youth involvement in decision-making processes

    RO0067, 2020, E-Government

  3. Extend open government initiatives to the local level

    RO0068, 2020, Capacity Building

  4. Improving access to social services for vulnerable citizens

    RO0069, 2020, Capacity Building

  5. Create centralized public database for non-reimbursable financing

    RO0070, 2020, E-Government

  6. Analyze and increase availability of data on public allocations and procurements

    RO0071, 2020, Anti-Corruption

  7. Publish information about projects financed by Romania in the Republic of Moldova

    RO0072, 2020, Aid

  8. Promote rights of citizens belonging to national minorities

    RO0073, 2020, Access to Justice

  9. Assess and draft recommendations to improve health services

    RO0074, 2020, Access to Information

  10. Analyze data and train health professionals in reducing patient risk

    RO0075, 2020, Capacity Building

  11. Eliminate unnecessary bureaucratic procedures at central government level

    RO0076, 2020, E-Government

  12. Increase amount of open data

    RO0077, 2020, Access to Information

  13. Standardize Public Consultation Practices

    RO0048, 2018, E-Government

  14. Open Local Government

    RO0049, 2018, Capacity Building

  15. Citizen Budgets

    RO0050, 2018, Capacity Building

  16. Youth Participation

    RO0051, 2018, Capacity Building

  17. Register of Civil Society Proposals

    RO0052, 2018, E-Government

  18. Access to Information – Local

    RO0053, 2018, Capacity Building

  19. Online Business Sector Information

    RO0054, 2018, Capacity Building

  20. Digital Consular Services

    RO0055, 2018, Capacity Building

  21. Transparency in the Funding of Political Parties

    RO0056, 2018, Access to Information

  22. National Investment Fund Transparency

    RO0057, 2018, Access to Information

  23. Civil Servant Training

    RO0058, 2018, Capacity Building

  24. Raise Awareness About Corruption

    RO0059, 2018, Capacity Building

  25. Transparency of Seized Assets

    RO0060, 2018, Access to Information

  26. Access to Social Services

    RO0061, 2018, E-Government

  27. Open Access to Research

    RO0062, 2018, Access to Information

  28. Open Education

    RO0063, 2018, Access to Information

  29. Evaluate Open Data

    RO0064, 2018, Access to Information

  30. Open Data

    RO0065, 2018, Access to Information

  31. Improving the Legal Framework and Practices Regarding Access to Public Interest Information

    RO0030, 2016, Access to Information

  32. Centralized Publishing of Public Interest Information on the Single Gateway Transparenta.Gov.Ro

    RO0031, 2016, Capacity Building

  33. Promoting Open Parliament Principles

    RO0032, 2016, Capacity Building

  34. Starred commitment Improved Management of the Applications Submitted for Granting Citizenship

    RO0033, 2016, Capacity Building

  35. Standardization of Transparency Practices in the Decision-Making Procedures

    RO0034, 2016, Capacity Building

  36. Centralised Publication of Legislative Projects on the Single Gateway Consultare.Gov.Ro

    RO0035, 2016, Capacity Building

  37. Citizens Budgets

    RO0036, 2016, Capacity Building

  38. Improve Youth Consultation and Public Participation

    RO0037, 2016, Capacity Building

  39. Subnational Open Government

    RO0038, 2016, Capacity Building

  40. Promoting Transparency in the Decision-Making Process By Setting Up a Transparency Register (RUTI)

    RO0039, 2016, Anti-Corruption

  41. Access to Performance Indicators Monitored in the Implementation of the National Anticorruption Strategy (SNA)

    RO0040, 2016, Access to Information

  42. Improve Transparency in the Management of Seized Assets

    RO0041, 2016, Access to Information

  43. Annual Mandatory Training of Civil Servants on Integrity Matters

    RO0042, 2016, Anti-Corruption

  44. Improving Access to Cultural Heritage

    RO0043, 2016, Capacity Building

  45. Open Data and Transparency in Education

    RO0044, 2016, Access to Information

  46. Virtual School Library and Open Educational Resources

    RO0045, 2016, Capacity Building

  47. Open Contracting

    RO0046, 2016, Anti-Corruption

  48. Increasing the Quality and Quantity of Published Open Data

    RO0047, 2016, Access to Information

  49. Publishing the Public Interest Information on a Single Government Portal: Transparenta.Gov.Ro

    RO0019, 2014, Access to Information

  50. Making an Inventory of the Datasets Produced by the Ministries and Subordinate Agencies

    RO0020, 2014, Access to Information

  51. Starred commitment Ensuring the Free Online Access to National Legislation

    RO0021, 2014, E-Government

  52. Amending Law 109/2007 on the Re-Use of Public Sector Information

    RO0022, 2014, Access to Information

  53. Opening Data Collected from the National Health System

    RO0023, 2014, Access to Information

  54. Opening Data Collected from the Monitoring of Preventive Measures as Part of the National Anticorruption Strategy 2012-2015

    RO0024, 2014, Access to Information

  55. Open Contracting

    RO0025, 2014, Anti-Corruption

  56. Opening up Data Resulted from Publicly-Funded Research Projects

    RO0026, 2014, E-Government

  57. Increasing the Quality and Quantity of Published Open Data

    RO0027, 2014, Access to Information

  58. Human Resource Training in the Field of Open Data

    RO0028, 2014, Access to Information

  59. Disseminating Information on the OGP Principles and Promoting the Open Data Concept in an Accessible Manner

    RO0029, 2014, Public Participation

  60. Designating a Person Responsible for Publishing Open Data in Each Public Institution

    RO0001, 2012, Access to Information

  61. Identifying Regulatory Needs, Logistical and Technical Solutions

    RO0002, 2012, Access to Information

  62. Making an Inventory of Available (High-Value) Data-Sets

    RO0003, 2012, Access to Information

  63. Priority Publishing on the Web Pages of Public Institutions of Specific Data-Sets

    RO0004, 2012, Access to Information

  64. Initiating Pilot-Projects, in Partnerships

    RO0005, 2012, Access to Information

  65. Organizing Public Debates on the Utility of Open Data, in Partnerships

    RO0006, 2012, Access to Information

  66. Uniform, Machine-Readable Publishing Format for Open Data

    RO0007, 2012, Access to Information

  67. Procedures for Publication of Data-Sets Based on Civil Society Recommendations

    RO0008, 2012, Access to Information

  68. Procedures for Citizen Complaints Pertaining to Open Data

    RO0009, 2012, Access to Information

  69. Consultation Mechanism Between Suppliers and Beneficiaries of Open Data

    RO0010, 2012, Access to Information

  70. Creating a Rating System for the Assessment of High-Value Data-Sets

    RO0011, 2012, Access to Information

  71. Routinely Publishing Specific Data-Sets on Web Pages of Public Institutions

    RO0012, 2012, Access to Information

  72. Integrating Open Data from Public Institutions in a Single National Platform

    RO0013, 2012, Access to Information

  73. Inventories of Data, in Order to Facilitate Public Access

    RO0014, 2012, Access to Information

  74. Institute a Monitoring Mechanism of Compliance for Open Data

    RO0015, 2012, Access to Information

  75. Stimulating the Market for Innovative Use of Open Data

    RO0016, 2012, Access to Information

  76. Routinely Publishing Data-Sets on the National Platform, 25% High-Value

    RO0017, 2012, Access to Information

  77. The Public Procurement Electronic System (SEAP). the Electronic Allocation System for Transports (SAET)/B.1 C) Expanding the On-Line Submission of Fiscal Forms. Ensuring the Free On-Line Access to National Legislation. Developing Electronic Tools to Manage Subpoenas and Facilitate Access Toinformation Regarding Legal Proceedings. Developing Electronic Tools to Manage the Procedures Related to Obtaining the Romanian Citizenship. Developing Electronic Tools to Manage the Procedures Related to the Creation of Non-Profit Legal Persons. the Integrated System for Electronic Access to Justice (SIIAEJ)

    RO0018, 2012, Access to Justice

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