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Participation for the exercise of rights in SUBA - Bogota

In order to promote participation stages and analysis on economical, cultural, and environmental policies experienced by Suba in Bogota, within the national and international frame, suggested by the Development Plan of Suba in axle 3, "The city of Bogota that defends and empower the public element" Corporacion Accion ciudadana Colombia, AC-Colombia and the Local City Hall of Suba signed the Cooperation Agreement 059 of 2014 whose objective is to strengthen and secure citizen knowledge in three topics: public spaces, commercial eslishments, work and urban planning regimen. The previous using a methodology that allows the completion of a training process directly in the zone so that trained citizens have enough tools to define, analyze, and afterwards solve the problems related to the already mentioned topics.

The agreement specific objectives are:

1. To perform three documents related to "state of the art", concepts and regulatory framework of the already mentioned themes.

2. To develop a training process in the defined micro-territories of Suba focused on public space, commercial establishments, work and urban planning regimen based on the methodology IAP (Investigation, Action Participation) and a systemic approach of intervention that allows citizens to define, analyze, and afterwards solve the problems related to the already mentioned topics.

3. To form work teams within the involved institutions including the "Fondo de Desarrollo Local" from Suba in order to recover zones affected by problems found during the analysis in each one of the topics.

4. To carry out the required accompaniment to processes of work teams organization and recovery of established zones.

5. To organize the local Congress SITP of Bicycle-Taxis, and Alternative and non ruled transportation means.

This project aspires to reach more than 1000 social leaders of Suba.

Participation, Mobilization, and Communication for the comprehensive protection of the rights of children and adolescents. 2013

Act 1098, 2006 or Code of Children and Adolescence is the frame of action to guaranty the comprehensive protection of children and adolescents. This legal frame brings together the whole society to be part of the promotion and guaranty of rights of children, and adolescents and at the same time the society will acknowledge the significance of its participation in all areas where they interact, generating spaces to give their opinion, argue, listen to others opinion, build collective dreams, and create sense of belonging, which help to build their personality, and establish practical bases, here and now, to exercise citizenship.

Consequently, the project "Participation, Mobilization, and Communication for the comprehensive protection of children and adolescents", is oriented to offer practical tools to train and empower children, and adolescents for deliberation processes, agreements, citizen participation, and social mobilization in public spaces. This training and empowerment have to start from the development of these strategies: 1. Participation tools building, 2. Promotion of collective spheres participation, 3. Social mobilization for the creation and strengthening of protective environments, 4. National empowerment of youth overseer nets, and 5. Establishment of communication incubators for the promotion of children, adolescents, and young people rights.

This project has the following specific objectives:

1. To promote the social mobilization of local context communities around promotion of rights and participation of children and adolescents

2. To promote the participation of children, and adolescents.

3. To create abilities and skills in children and adolescents for the procurement and impact on public affairs.

4. To develop social pedagogies of promotion of participation rights in children and adolescents.

5. To build informative and training materials to promote escalation of practice changes.

It should be pointed out, as result of this project, the building and publishing o the following participation tools: "Participation of children and adolescents in the Colombian Institute of Family Welfare"; "Participation of children and adolescents in territorial public administration"; and "Indicators of participation of children, and adolescents"; development of 9 micro capsules for television which are evidence of the main Colombian children, and adolescents problems and which promote their rights; generation of a social mobilization process in 9 cities of the country; establishment of 32 youth overseer offices in each department of the country; and the creation of 10 communication incubators. This project was carried out in the frame of the "Cooperation Agreement NAJ-731 held between IMO and the Colombian Institute for Family Welfare directly favoring near 2340 children, and adolescents from 53 municipalities of 32 departments of the country".

Citizen culture in the massive transportation system "Transmilenio" in Bogota, 2012

The project citizen culture in the massive transportation system "TRASMILENIO" in Bogota was jointly developed with Universidad La Gran Colombia. This project designed and implemented citizen cultural actions to promote, publish, educate, train, and inform about the new Comprehensive System of Public Transportation, SITP in Spanish, addressed to users of the massive transportation in the capitol of the country. The same way, a diagnoses and recollection of information were completed in order to design the program and the formulation of socializing, informing, and communicating indicators to users. At the same time, communication and promotion actions were developed based on scripts, wardrobe, staging, didactic material, and famous actors as support to the experimental and awareness workshops, as well as artistic shows, flash mobs, and pedagogical sketches.

Promotion of children and adolescents rights by means of the creation of Communication Incubators in the 32 departments of the country. 2012

Act 1098 of 2006 or Code of children and Adolescence is the frame of action to guaranty the comprehensive protection of children and adolescents. This legal frame brings together the whole society to be part of the promotion and guaranty of rights of children, and adolescents and at the same time the society will acknowledge the significance of its participation in all spheres where they interact, generating spaces to give their opinion, argue, listen to others opinion, build collective dreams, and create sense of belonging, which help to construct personality, and establish practical bases, here and now, to exercise citizenship.

In this context, the project Promotion of children, and adolescents rights by means of the creation of Communication Incubators in the 32 departments of the country, developed the following objectives:

a) To visualize actions of "Program of Promotion and Prevention for the Comprehensive Protection of Children, and Adolescents of the Colombian Institute for Family Welfare", using creation of communication incubators for the circulation of information favoring the enjoyment of their rights.

b) To generate appropriation of contents and messages by Children, and Adolescents participating in communication incubators oriented to acknowledge the enjoyment of rights and to promote protective, community and institutional environments.

c) To produce different communication elements such as graphical, written, and audiovisual material alluding the "Program of Promotion and Prevention for the Comprehensive Protection of Children, and Adolescents of the Colombian Institute for Family Welfare", and responding to each topic and segment of population related to the program.

Near 1800 communication pieces were develop for this project showing an interpretation of the rights since the perspective of the daily routine of children and adolescents in the whole country.

Operation of the Local Youth System at Teusaquillo 2007 – 2008

Act 375 defined the Local Youth System as the "set of institutions, organizations, and persons that work with young people benefiting young people". Teusaquillo (a zone of Bogota) using the agreement 002 of September 2004, adopted the Development Plan 2005-2008 which stated the need of strengthening and promoting policies, sceneries, strategies, and programs for young people, offering mechanisms, spaces, and opportunities to guaranty their rights, their decisive participation, acknowledgement of their diversity, and rising their skills and abilities as political persons in their life projects. In addition, by means of the Local Agreement 003 of June 2007, the Administrative Local Board (JAL in Spanish), from Teusaquillo, legally created the Youth Local System as a place of interaction in which the set of public, private social instances, and the youngsters of the zone, using coordination, dialogue, planning, management, follow up, and evaluation, linked among them, will work to achieve the global materialization of the Youth Public Policy for Bogota 2006 – 2016 and the inclusion of Political and civil Rights of the young population of the zone of Teusaquillo.

In correspondence with the above, the Corporacion Accion Ciudadana Colombia, AC-Colombia, developed an accompaniment and consultancy process for the Local City Hall of Teusaquillo in order to put into operation the Youth Local System with the purpose of achieving social and youthful strengthening.

The following strategies were developed in this Project:

1. Communications, focused on the announcement, management, promotion, circulation and information about services offered by the zone to the youngsters by means of activities such as public presentations, socialization meetings, building an action plan of institutional, social, and marketing management as well as diffusion throughout the net.

2. Attention focused on consolidation and updating of the institutional offer, public and private, for the youngsters of the community.

3. Training and upgrading of Leadership, focused on strengthening participation of young people in local affairs and on promotion of their impact on local development.

4. Internal organization and accompaniment to already established agreements, focused on strengthening spaces of participation for young people and their impact from a pact and consensus formulation process for the organization and internal operation of the Youth Local System.

Promotion of Act of Infancy and Adolescence 2007 - 2008

Within the frame of the Project of Strengthening the Youth Local System of the zone of Teusaquillo, AC-Colombia implemented the component of Promotion and dissemination of the Code of Infancy and Adolescence –Act 1098, 2006.
The project benefited near 1225 members of the education community, teachers and students of the zone of Teusaquillo from public and private schools.
The promotion and dissemination of the Code of Infancy and Adolescence made emphasis on the comprehensive protection of children and adolescents; on the criminal responsibility system for adolescents and some special procedures for the case when they are victims of crimes; and on the National System of Family Welfare and the inspection, supervision, and control policies.

More women, more democracy: New ideas for 2007 elections

This project included public deliberation Forums that summoned important sectors from the academy, public and private sectors, political parties, media, and social and community areas. They all came from Ibague, Monteria, Pereira, Tunja, and Villavicencio. In addition, it included the publishing of More Women, More Democracy, a text on the imaginary of the political and gender participation based on results of election processes in 5 Departments of Colombia.

The results of elections on the 28 of October 2007 confirmed the initial assumptions that originated this initiative. Institutional, Individual, and cultural reasons seem to explain low participation of women in Colombia. First, in spite of the regulatory frame, political willpower is missing to impulse it like it is evident in the low channeling of interests and expectations of the women political participation on behalf of political parties; in addition, there is a low profile allocation for governmental programs of political participation promotion with gender equity. Second, there is a feeling of low political efficiency of women, as well as a lack of interest for these topics on behalf of women in general. There is also a feeling of their ignorance about rights and duties. Finally, the discredit of political activity, understood as favoritisms, whose role has been assigned to men, has caused low women representation for popular elections.

Culture, Peace, and Reconciliation

Psychological and Social Care and comprehensive health for victims of the armed conflict (PAPSIVI in Spanish) in the Departments of Narino and Guajira 2013-2014

The armed conflict has had inter-generational impact in the country and during near six decades has threatened the country with constant criticism and international fines, due to violation of Human Rights and of International Humanitarian Law, either for action or for omission. Act 1448, 2011, statutory decrees, and other regulations are looking for spaces of reconciliation and comprehensive reparation of victims of the armed conflict, in aspects such as education, health, economical reparation, property restitution, transitional justice and accompaniment to correct errors with victims and their families due to violation of human rights in their life and honor. With this initiative the National government determined responsibility for some administrative entities in order to achieve goals established in this Act.

In this context, been the executants of the Psychological and Social Care and Comprehensive Health Program for victims of the armed conflict, in the Departments of Narino and La Guajira, AC-Colombia has put into consideration the following strategies:

1. 1. Planning of the intervention. This is a readiness strategy. It includes technical, operational, legal, and financial planning.

2. Territory approach. Awareness and institutional articulation with local authorities and civil and victim organizations. This strategy is oriented to facilitate operation conditions of the Program with establishment of coordination relationships and institutional and social support to make easier the psychological and social care of comprehensive health.

3. Psychological Care. This strategy develops psychosocial, individual, familiar, and communitarian care in accordance with protocols, instruments and scopes of PAPSIVI.

4. Community communication, broadcasting, dissemination, and computerization of the experience.
This strategy is focused on facilitating participation, impact, and social control on behalf of communities which are victims in the reparation process; on visualizing progress and achievements of psychosocial care plans through communication activities created by participants; on broadcasting by institutional management throughout internal channels of public entities and on dissemination of the program using media, as well as computerizing the experience using the learned lessons as part of the building process to obtain a new reality to psychosocially care for the victims.

At the end of the implementation process of PAPSIVI it is expected to have evidence of results in:

1. The establishments of mechanisms of institutional and social articulation for parties who are responsible for victim care, and their own service offers at national, regional, and local levels for comprehensive assistance with emphasis on health.

2. Psychosocial care at individual, familiar, and community level for victims of the armed conflict in compliance with Act 1448, 2011 and its statutory decrees.

3. The involvement of victims in reconstruction of their own individual, family, and community life projects.

The intervention in the Departments of Narino and La Guajira will directly benefit near 4584 victims of the internal armed conflict, 916 families, and 153 communities in 19 municipalities of these Departments.

This project is developed within the frame of the Cooperation Agreement 363, 2013 (MPS-001) was signed by IMO and the National Secretary of Health and Social Protection with the purpose of "Joining forces to strengthen actions of promotion and prevention in priority topics of public health in vulnerable populations, priority made by the National Secretary to comply sentences, and judicial writs of the competences of the National Secretary of Health and Social Protection".

Coexistence and reconciliation: An experience of social management in 10 cities of Colombia. 2009 – 2011

To assist challenges of reconciliation processes among demobilized persons who are victims of the armed conflict and the recipient communities, Corporacion Accion Ciudadana, AC-Colombia developed between 2009 and 2011 the project "Coexistence and Reconciliation: An experience of social management" in: Puerto Boyaca in the department of Boyaca; Riohacha, in the department of La Guajira; Villavicencio, Granada, San Martin and Puerto Gaitan in the department of Meta; La Dorada and Manizales in the department of Caldas; Giron in the department of Santander; and Santa Marta in the department of Magdalena.

Besides the facilitation of building the community reintegration model put into operation by the Colombian Agency for Reintegration, the project was focused on “Strengthening citizen participation, coexistence ties, and social reconciliation of the vulnerable recipient communities and reintegrated population and their family nucleus, by developing a social management model with gender perspective, impact on effectiveness and coverage of the institutional, governmental, and non governmental actions, for care and treatment of the social problems affecting them”.

Specifically, the project facilitated the agreement and impact of women and men of the recipient community and reintegrated community, in the definition of and execution of actions for taking care of their needs, by means of public and community public deliberation, focused on generation of trust in National Institutions; development of citizen competences of men and women from the recipient communities and from population on reintegration process and their family nucleus in order to make easier the building of nets contributing to social tissue creation and the awareness of municipality citizens in coexistence on human rights topics through activities of community communication with the purpose of making sustainable processes of citizen coexistence and social reconciliation.

Besides the above, the project was developed with the following compounds:

1. Institutional and social agreement;

2. Participative Local Social Diagnoses with gender perspective;

3. Participative Building of the Citizen Project;

4. Implementation of the Citizen Project and Socialization of the experience;

5. Visualization of the project from the perspective of community communication.

The project counted on the help of the European Union, the Colombian Agency for Reintegration and the joint financing of local authorities.

Assessment of conditions of displaced population in 14 departments of Colombia 2008

With funding of the Presidential Agency for Social Action and the International Cooperation SOCIAL ACTION, International Migration Organization IMO, Mission Colombia and the United States Agency for International Development, USAID, ASSENDA S.A., and the Corporacion Accion Ciudadana Colombia, AC-Colombia, they all created a Temporal Joint Venture, Colombia Sensible, to carry out the assessment of conditions in displaced population of 14 departments of Colombia by provision of specialized services of domiciliary visits to assess and define conditions of auto support and Humanitarian Care needs of people under displacement conditions.

The project was executed in 2008 in the departments of Valle del Cauca, Cauca, Narino, Putumayo, Caqueta, Risaralda, Quindio, Caldas, Tolima, Cundinamarca, Meta, Boyaca, and Casanare by means of four implementation phases:

1. Preparatory phase. This phase included such aspects as training and creation of the working team, understanding instruments used in domiciliary visits to displaced people and adapting those instruments to technological atmospheres and planning fieldwork.

2. Approaching phase. This phase included approach to the territory and socialization of local authorities with an analysis of security conditions at local level and the contact with local authorities.

3. Home Recollection of Data phase. This phase developed the fieldwork using domiciliary visits, observation of environment, analysis and report of consolidated information in each visit.

4. 4. Analysis and consolidation of Information by region phase. In this phase the information obtained was consolidated and analyzed in order to identify departmental and regional trends about causes of displacement, emergency humanitarian assistance, help extension need, and social and economical conditions looking for stabilization of displaced families.

Due to the intervention process, technical items were provided to define conditions of people subscribed in the Unique Record of Displaced Population and within an assessment process; to obtain evidence to define viability of granting components of humanitarian help; to understand causes of displacing and generation of social and economical conditions looking for stabilization of displaced families and, at the same time, guarantying effectiveness and efficacy of assignation of humanitarian help to displaced families.

This project helped near twenty five thousand displaced persons in the departments of Valle del Cauca, Cauca, Narino, Putumayo, Caqueta, Risaralda, Quindio, Caldas, Tolima, Cundinamarca, Meta, Boyaca, and Casanare.

Civil Net for Taking care of Displaced and Vulnerable population 2007

In alliance with Red Moon Association and financing from Bogota City Hall, AC-Colombia leaded the creation of the Care Net for Displaced and vulnerable population of the Zone Rafael Uribe Uribe from Bogota.

The project directly took care of 220 persons, who were beneficiary of guidance and information services, training and network, with the support of other nongovernmental organizations working with displaced population in the suburbs of San Jose, Quiroga, Olaya, Bosques de San Carlos, Gustavo Restrepo, Bravo Paez, Country, Ingles, Centenario and El Libertador as well as in suburbs located in the UPZ 36 of San Jose and UPZ 39 of Quiroga.

This project executed the following activities:

- Diagnoses and geographical digitalization of the situation of displacement in the zone of Rafael Uribe Uribe.

- Training of social organizations, community leaders, and Nongovernmental Organizations that work with displaced population.

- Creation of a Civil Net to take care of population under circumstances of displacement.

Strengthening of alternative mechanisms of Conflict Solution in Engativa 2007.
With joint financing of Bogota City Hall, AC-Colombia developed the project “Strengthening of Alternative Mechanisms of Conflict Solutions” with the purpose of disseminating community justice and the importance of knowing alternative mechanisms for the solution of conflicts, people in charge of guiding this mechanisms and places where people can go in case of need of guidance.

This project was developed in the zone of Engativa, Bogota D.C. by pedagogical and ludic sessions addressed to youngsters, children, men, women, adults and senior citizens in the suburbs of the zone.

Thanks to activities like Cine forum, narration of short stories, Theater, and puppets, the project open a space to the inhabitants to think about forms of solving their conflicts and the current mechanisms to solve them without violence; about tools and spaces of the development of community justice; about places of attention for preventing conflicts and the role of volunteer actors of coexistence: equity intermediary, conciliatory person, and the judge of peace.

Good Governance

Access Index for Budgetary Information IAIO 2011: It is a tool to improve efficacy of public spending, access to information, and citizen control over territorial budget in Colombia.

This research approached the building and application of the Access Index for Budgetary Information IAIO 2011 to measure accessibility of information on budgets and development plans over the institutional webs of governmental offices of the 32 departments and capital city halls of the country.

With this research AC-Colombia wishes to contribute to improve public administration and to motivate current governors and majors to include in their agendas the compliance with the right of access to information through their web sites, with relevant and timely information on budgets, ISBN 978-958-98996-2-5.

Better information More Progress: Comparative analysis of the Index of Open Budget 2006 and 2008

Promoting impact, supervision and citizen control of the General Budget of Colombia. This research is a comparative analysis exercise 2006 - 2008 of the results Colombia had in the Open Budget Index within the Latin America context which offers proposals to promote democratization of the General Budget of Colombia by citizen impact, supervision and control. ISBN 978-958-98996-0-1

Social control promotion of the education community over the resources investment intended for subsidizing the component of nutritional support of the Food Plan for Learning (PAPA in Spanish) in 8 municipalities of the Department of Boyaca 2005 – 2006.

The governorship of Boyaca established as one of its priorities "to contribute for improving food and nutritional safety for the population of Boyaca" by implementing the Food Plan for Learning, aimed at the guaranty of breakfast and lunches supplies by contracting the Association of Family Parents of the School Restaurants and private providers in 123 municipalities of the department.

In spite of the institutional efforts to arrive timely and efficiently to poor population, level 1 and 2 and in the SISBEN (Social System of poor beneficiaries), deficiencies subsists to find beneficiaries, quality and coverage to supply contracted food portions which affect appropriated food for students and at the same time cause negative impact on the educative process and the school performance.

Even though the operation model of the Plan has institutional controls applicable to contracting processes and quality control standards using auditing procedures, it is necessary to improve active participation of beneficiary communities, articulating institutional and social work at departmental and municipality level to promote control mechanisms that guarantee transparency in administration of resources. These mechanisms must lead to focus, quality, opportunity, and right destination of supplies so that they contribute to a better development of children and youngsters during their first stage of school training.

This project generated a model applicable to 123 municipalities of the department beginning with the “Promotion of social control of the education community over resources of investments intended to subsidize the compound of Nutritional Support of the Food Plan to Learn (PAPA) in 8 municipalities of the department of Boyaca”. The model would allow supervision to focus on beneficiaries, quality and coverage of food portions given to population from pre-school graders to seventh grade in urban areas and even up to eleventh grade in rural areas in order to achieve a right investment of resources applying the methodology of social budget control to the component of the Plan (PAPA), Nutritional Support in the municipalities of Chiscas, Chita, Guateque, Jenesano, La Uvita, Muzo, Sogamoso and Villa de Leyva in the department of Boyaca.

Citizens and fiscal control

Strengthening of fiscal control by increasing citizen participation and ability of Supreme Audit Institutions SAI of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and Dominican Republic.

This project was developed under the leadership of the Central American and Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions with the following strategies:

1. Good practices in public participation themes

2. Building efficient alliances with civil society

3. Strengthening institutional and civic abilities

4. Methodology transfer and dissemination of good practices

As a result of this project, the SAI of each region and civil organizations have the following working tools to reinforce the relationship, citizen – fiscal control:

1. Identification of Good Practices related to citizen participation and approaching of the SAIs of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Dominican Republic, member countries of OCCEFS (in Spanish) to citizens.

2. Characterization of Fiscal control models in the SAIs of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Dominican Republic, member countries of OCCEFS (in Spanish).

3. A Guideline with the methodology to establish efficient alliances between SAIs and the citizens.

Citizens and Fiscal Control: An experience of citizen participation in the Institutional control in Colombia and Honduras 2009.

This research showed a description of experiences of citizen participation and civil organizations in institutional control developed by the General Comptroller Office of the Republic of Colombia and the Superior Tribunal of Accounting of the Republic of Honduras (SAI of Colombia and Honduras), during 2000 and 2009 with the purpose of obtaining motivation toward reflection on manners and scope of citizen participation in fiscal control from the point of view of transparency, accountability reports, access to information and public sector responsibility. ISBN: 978-958-98996-1-8

Computerization of Citizen Participation in the struggle against corruption in Honduras 2005

This institutional redesign project of the SAI of Honduras was focused on reinforcing technical, operative, and functional structure of the Office of Citizen Participation; creation and put into operation of a computerized system for reception, processing, and evaluation of citizen reports or complaints; and promoting citizen participation as well as training of institutional and social human resources, as part of the project “Institutional Strengthening sponsored with World Bank resources.

Thus, specific goals of this project were focused on:

1. Redesigning a technical, operative, and functional structure of the Office of Citizen Participation of the Honduras SAI.

2. Designing a computerized system to receive citizen reports timely.

3. Designing a computerized system for data administration of social organizations.

4. Designing a training strategy addressed to civil servants and citizens of social organizations.

5. Formulating a Performance Evaluation System for civil servants of the Office of Citizen Participation.

6. Producing pedagogical and training materials for promotion and dissemination of practical tools of social control to the public administration.

Institutional Action and Youth Social Control of Public Resource Investment on Health 2004 - 2005

The General Social Security Health System is made up of a Contributory Regimen and a Subsidized Regimen. The last one was created to assure the entry to the system, on equitable conditions, of the poorest and vulnerable sectors of the Colombian population.

In 2004, official numbers showed 13.856.927 citizens with level 1 and 2 of the Identification System of Beneficiaries (SISBEN in Spanish) that had protection for their health care needs because they were affiliated to the Subsidized Regimen. This subsidy to assist the health of poor and vulnerable population of the country had over 2.825 million Colombian pesos in 2005 in resources which were near 1.228 million dollars, being the largest health investment of the government ever.

Factors as fraud and low technical ability to identify beneficiaries of the Subsidized Regimen; lack of understanding of the functioning of the General System of Social Health Security on behalf of institutions and communities; and lack of technical and operative ability of institutions to execute control timely and permanently, all have favored deviation of resources, creating distrust and uncertainty in the citizens toward State Institutions and Health Subsidized Regimen Administrators.

Many problems lie beneath each factor. For the first one, politicizing and discretional action added to lack of training of those who process the SISBEN survey, and fraud within the Subsidized Regimen Administrators have generated serious distortion to focus the real beneficiary population of the Subsidized Regimen.

For the second one, the excessive and changing regulation and specialized language not accessible to every body have made difficult the administration of institutions and citizen knowledge on ways to gain admission to Subsidized Regimens. Finally, disarticulation among control organisms plus lack of awareness of social control as a real possibility of citizen participation in the budgetary process, have caused inefficiency in control institutions at local and national level and thus, improper assignation of resources.

For this reason, the project “Institutional Action and Youth Social Control of investment of Public Resources of Health ” focused its efforts to supervise the allocation and administration of resources assigned to subsidize health care of poor and vulnerable population in 15 provinces of the department of Boyaca and 58 suburbs of the city of Ibague by the development and application of an articulated methodology of youth social control and institutional action for the strengthening of transparency to assign resources at local level.