Local open government: opportunities and challenges in terms of impact and participation.

The case of the City of Buenos Aires.

  • Renato Manuel Berrino Malaccorto Public sector
  • Maricel Lonati
Keywords: Open Government, innovation, participation, accountability, transparency

Abstract

Through this reflection we propose to investigate and explore the possibilities offered by the implementation of open government policies in the local dimension, focusing particularly on: 1) the impact generated by open government initiatives in the improvement of processes, delivery of public services and quality of life of citizens; 2) the potential of these tools to advance in opening policies that involve the different branches of the State; 3) the possibilities offered by closeness in local governments to encourage and diversify citizen participation, and to empower the community as a driver of innovation; 4) the lessons and challenges that the implementation of these tools leave in subnational governments.

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Published
2019-12-18
How to Cite
Berrino Malaccorto, R. M., & Lonati, M. (2019). Local open government: opportunities and challenges in terms of impact and participation . JeDEM - EJournal of EDemocracy and Open Government, 11(2), 119-132. https://doi.org/10.29379/jedem.v11i2.573