Background and objectives
The continuous growth and development of Bogotá presents several challenges, especially in the consolidation of decentralization processes and participatory governance. Some improvement has been achieved in the development of new structures to manage the city, however, several limitations persist, such as lack of a better definition of the competencies of municipal units; need for strengthening the role of district offices; and administrative delays created by the legal and normative framework. The objectives were to design and apply improved management instruments and processes in the areas of: citizen security, social cohesion, strengthening the decentralization of municipal management; and citizen participation.
The main activities included:
Designing and implementing a local security managers training programm
Completing document for the consolidation of a policy for the local justice system in Bogotá;
Organizing preparatory phase of a gradual model of decentralization
Implementing performance pacts for the use of public spaces in priority locations.
The results achieved were: