Subsidies to promote citizen participation, transparency and access to public information

 

Regulation of public subsidies for ORDER 4/2016, of June 3

Today, society demands that governments and associations organized in accordance with criteria of transparency and made available to the citizen's access to information and public participation mechanisms. In order to promote this effort, the Generalitat Valenciana has published ORDER 4/2016, of 3 June, the Ministry of Transparency, Social Responsibility, Participation and Cooperation, which establishes the rules for joint subsidies aimed at local authorities (municipalities, associations and other associative forms), civic organizations, Valencian centers abroad (CEVEX) and their federations and confederations, regional houses of other communities in the Valencian Community and their federations confederations, to promote citizen participation, transparency and access to public information (DOCV no. 7798 of 06.06.2016). In the following link you can view the text:

http://www.docv.gva.es/index.php?id=79&sig=003942/2016

 

Objective of the regulation

As stated in the preamble: "The publication and entry into force of the national Law 19/2013, of December 9, Transparency and Access to Public Information and Good Governance in the regional, Law 2/2015, of 2 April, transparency, Good Governance and Citizen Participation of the Valencian Community, implies for government compliance with certain objectives among which is to increase transparency and strengthen the public activity through the articulation of a series of active advertising obligations and the recognition and guarantee the access of citizens to public information. "

And also: "To this end, the Government has defined among its lines of action and objectives, regulation and subsequent granting of aid aimed at local bodies of the Valencian Community, the associations, the Valencian centers in the pool (CEVEX) and regional houses and federations in other regions in the Community. "

 

Beneficiaries

This Order establishes the basis for the granting of subsidies and grants to promote citizen participation, transparency and access to public information in the following areas:

► Subsidies to local authorities (municipalities, associations and other associative forms) of Valencia.

► Subsidies citizens' organizations in the Valencian Community.

► Subsidies to the Valencian centers abroad (CEVEX) and their federations and confederations.

► Subsidies regional houses of other communities in the Valencian Community and their federations and confederations.

The procedure for granting this aid is awarded on a competitive basis.

 

Modalities of action

The Order provides for two types of action:

► Type 1: Projects and actions to encourage citizen participation and strengthening of associations.

► Type 2: Projects and activities that promote and encourage transparency and citizen access to public information.

 

Preparation of action projects for the application of subsidies

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We believe that the implementation of policies and strategies of transparency and participation requires the application of new technologies of information and communication, which has nuvool.com qualified experts.

nuvool.com offers drafting a proposal tailored to the characteristics and needs of each organization.

 

 

Issue 1 (06/23/2016)

written by

Joaquim Iborra Posadas

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Ignacio Baixauli Quiles

ignacio.baixauli.rehabi-li-tar.com

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