• Mechanisms for coherence and coordination of social policies

    The conceptualization of coherence and coordination, as well as the ways in which they are manifest in social policies, lay the basis for an in-depth analysis of both characteristics, defining their attributes and relevance for improved institutional management. Notable out of a series of examples at the regional level are the diverse core aspects that make coherence and coordination essential to achieving more efficient and comprehensive social policies.

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    Mecanismos de coherencia y coordinación de las políticas sociales
  • Key concepts of coherence and coordination

    Coherence is the logical connection between parts of a whole avoiding contradictions, while coordination is the creation or utilization of decision-making rules through which two or more actors engage in a joint undertaking. Both concepts adjust to the social policy context.

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  • The relevance of coherence and coordination

    Tackling inequality from a comprehensive perspective demands more comprehensive, effective and efficient social policies and programmes, for which it is crucial that coherence and coordination act as complementary, non-exclusionary characteristics.

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