Chile (Chamber of Deputies)

INTER PARES Partnership with The Chamber of Deputies of Chile (Round III)

National Congress of Chile
Peer-to-peer partnership

Chile (Chamber of Deputies)

Priority 1 & 2 1. Budgetary oversight & 2. Gender Equality
Priority 3 Building capacity for monitoring decentralization process
Priority 4 Building capacity for innovative digital technologies
Priority 5 Strengthening citizen participation mechanisms and transparency

EU Member States Parliaments

EU Member States Parliaments

Priority 1

Improving budgetary oversight

  • Development of the capacities of the Budget Office, in particular budget analysis and oversight, through the professional strengthening of its staff.
  • Strengthening the budgetary control capacities of members of the respective Commission, through comparative experience on budget oversight, implementation and amendments.

Priority 2

Strengthening gender equality in parliament

  • Development of tools and instruments that would allow Congress to advance in the process of becoming a Gender-Sensitive Parliament, through support for the Gender Policy Coordinator and the women’s caucus.
  • Strengthening the capacities of staff and deputies to carry out legislative and budgetary analysis with a gender focus, as well as the oversight of policy implementation.

Priority 3

Building capacity for monitoring decentralization processes

  • Development of mechanisms to monitor the implementation of decentralizing reforms, through the work of legislative committees.

Priority 4

Building capacity for innovative digital technologies

  • Harmonization of rules of procedure with regards to digital innovations.
  • Strengthening of security mechanisms implemented in the processes of technological innovation.
  • Improvement of the legislative information system.

Priority 5

Strengthening citizen participation mechanisms and transparency

  • Strengthening of the mechanisms for citizen participation during the legislative process, especially during committee work.
  • Strengthening of institutional accountability mechanisms, and evaluate the establishment of individual accountability mechanisms, in accordance with the commitments adopted by the Congress in the framework of OGP.