Source: IMVF http://www.imvf.org/?noticia=1624
|Year of beginning||2012|
|People involved||Municipality and citizens|
|Object||Cape Verde has four pilot projects for participatory budgeting: Santa Cruz, S. Michael, Paul and Mosteiros.
The general goals of the project as listed on the website are the following:
How it will work:
1) Information sharing activities about the participatory budgeting: concept , history , methodologies ,designing templates , regulations , participatory cycles , etc.
2) Consultancy to authorities in the form of individualized support to municipalities with BP processes underway or for those interested in implementing new experiences . This advice takes into consideration aspects such as design, management , monitoring and evaluation of experiences .
3) Construction of a website which should contain a directory of BP experiences in Cape Verde, with its mapping and description, as well as contact information for those responsible for each PB, disclosure of instruments and materials used , dates and locations of public meetings , etc. The website must include: project presentation, news, schedule, library , resource centre and links of interest .
4) A National Meeting on Participatory Budgeting is to be held annually, every time in a different municipality, which promotes this kind of experience. These meetings should contribute to increasing the collective knowledge of the OP in Cape Verde , encourage the sharing of experiences and create bonds of networking between promoting authorities of PB.
5 ) Preparation of a publication on the subject of the Participatory Budget that should contain two parts:
The Santa Cruz project for PB in Capo Verde is the biggest one and the most important experiment in the country due to its size.
|Source||Participatory Budgeting Cape Verde. Source: Participedia.|
Santa Cruz, Cape Verde