Which Approves The National Development Plan 2003-2006, Towards A Community State

Original Language Title: Por la cual se aprueba el Plan Nacional de Desarrollo 2003-2006, hacia un Estado comunitario

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Act 812 of 2003 (June 26) Official Journal No. 45.231, of 27 June 2003 public power - legislative branch which is approves the National Plan of development 2003-2006, towards a Community State.
Summary of notes of force the Congress of COLOMBIA DECREES: article 1o. objective national and sectoral of the action state.
1 provide democratic security, which ensures the viability of democracy and strengthens the legitimacy of the State. It will provide security and protection to all Colombians without distinction of political, religious, ideological conviction or socio-economic level.
2 to promote sustainable economic growth and job creation under an environment of macroeconomic stability and prices, ensuring the sustainability of public debt and an adequate access of the Colombian economy in the financial markets and goods and international services.
3. build social equity, improving the distribution of income and economic growth. The consolidation of a country of owners, which at the same time linking the State efficient social spending and in the protection of the most vulnerable sectors of society will be sought.
4 increase the transparency and efficiency of the State, through a redesign of the entities, cross Fund reforms and progress in decentralization involving major and effective levels of territorial autonomy.
Consistent jurisprudence article 2nd. performance budget indicators.  The Government will design and will operate a set of indicators of budget management, through which it is possible to evaluate and monitor the implementation of the National Development Plan, in their different objectives, programmes and mechanisms.
This evaluation will be carried out by the National Congress, which for this purpose shall appoint three (3) members of the economic commissions of each camera.

Article 3 GENERAL diagnosis of the economy and its main sectors and social groups. The objectives of the National Development Plan set forth in the preceding article shall be designed, structured and implemented from the following General projections of the economy over the next years: main macroeconomic indicators 2002-2006 20022003200420052006 real growth (%) 1,62,03,33,73,9 IPC end of period (%) 6,95,54,53,53,0 Deficit in current account (% of the PIB)-1,9-1,2-1,5-1,6-2,0 fiscal Deficit (% of the PIB)-4,0-2,5-2,1-2,0-2,2 ratio debt/PIB50, 051, 552, 151, 751, 4 source)) : Ministry of finance and public credit, DNP and Banco de la República.

Article 4th. Incorporation of the document "Towards a COMMUNITARY State" to the development PLAN 2002-2006.  Be taken as part i ntegral of the general part of the present Plan of development the annexed document entitled "Bases of the National Development Plan 2002-2006 Towards a communitary State", prepared by the Presidency of the Republic and the National Department of planning, with the amendments approved by this law. The document contains national and sectoral goals of State action in the medium and long term, general diagnosis of the economy and its main sectors and social groups, national and sectoral goals of State action in the medium and long term, procedures and general mechanisms to achieve them, the strategies and economic, social and environmental policies that will guide the action of the Government to achieve the above-mentioned goals and targets , and targeting of forms, means and instruments of linkage and harmonization of national planning with the planning of sectoral, regional, departmental, municipal, district and of the indigenous territorial entities. In case of differences of interpretation between the articles and the bases of the Plan, the articulated it prevail. Also the sectoral Plan of the Judicial Branch will be incorporated into this law.

Article 5 Linking and harmonization of national planning with the TERRITORIAL.  Linking and harmonization of national development with the Territorial Investment Plan will present the distribution, both multiannual programmes and regions, as resources by region of work and specific programmes. Consequently, materializes in the following way: general total indicative regionalization figures in millions of constant pesos 2002 Investment Plan 2003-2006 preliminary regionalization and general Total indicative figures in millions of constant pesos 2002 regions SectorCosta Atlanticaoccidente Centre OrienteOrinoquia FIP374.760.56579.935.55503.994.18193.123.23 Gobierno12.520.5623.185.6516.636.0814.675.42 Defensa9.232.905.459.8812.640.56463.86 justice 37.216.7495.735.6668.420.531.058.94432.19 Hacienda0. Agricultura166.027.8131.161.6754.112.7734.656.68 Social12.759.138.0619.731.570.8115.115.373.163.080.857.37 Infraestructura1.600.014.162.416.296.263.780.382.871.850.986.39 Control0. Middle Ambiente10.958.6512.381. investment regional bodies by sectorizar233.809.56274.349.01185.291.18168.432.20 TOTAL GENERAL15.203.679.0023.170.075.5019.739.927.335.351.235.27 regions Amazoniabogotanacionaltotal FIP79.123.5328.136.01948.761.760.021.82 Gobierno8.082.785.309.55914.290.26994.700.30 Defensa2.783.156.330.773.225.614.003.262.525.12 justice 37.216.7415.062.94497.987.12715.914.12 Hacienda0.000.004.378.357.144.378.357.14 Agricultura7.693.375.512.84636.886.05936.051.19 Social1.649.091.875.408.714.0111.090.820.1368.835.565.40 Infraestructura74.689.86702.016.3419.782.665.2730.207.051.14 Control0.000.00406.857.06406.857.06 Middle Ambiente7.363.712.799.64134.207.27177.767.47 investment regional bodies by sectorizar67.661.3270.456.740. TOTAL GENERAL1.896.921.776.244.338.8341.068.633.06112.674.810.77 source: DNP - DIFP.
Earlier figures are expenditures that held the nation directly or indirectly in different regions of the country.

Article 6 REGIONAL investment projects. The resources established in the caption "Investment regional by sectorize" of the picture which is presented in the previous article, shall be distributed departments follows: distribution with criteria of equity billions of pesos 2002 DepartamentoValor Amazonas18.876 Antioquia59.888 Arauca23.221 atlantico36.414 bogota70.457 bolivar35.413 boyaca30.400 Caldas27.812 caqueta25.225 Casanare21.748 Cauca30.757 Cesar27.594 choco25.495 cordoba32.725 Cundinamarca36.889 guainia23.720 Guajira26.139 Guaviare27.378 Huila26.256 Magdalena29.911 Meta25.897 narino33.627 North Santander30.851 Putumayo23.561 quindio22.760 Risaralda25.917 San Andrés y Providencia16.391 Santander31.953 Sucre29.221 Tolima28.943 Valley of the Cauca48.094 vaupes21.400 TOTAL Vichada25.068 COLOMBIA1.000.000

Taking into account the previous distribution of resources by departments, the nation, directly or indirectly, advance projects of investment in accordance with the following criteria: 1. at least seventy-five percent (75%) of developing resources, water drinking-basic sanitation and irrigation districts. The first two (2) will be mandatory inclusion.
2. up to twenty-five percent (25%) of the resources may be invested in other sectors in accordance with regional priorities.
3. in any case the sectors prioritised for a Department be longer than four (4).
4. the definition of specific projects will be the result of a process of competition of national, departmental governments and in Bogotá and the National Congress, with the participation of delegates of mayors, upon the realization of consultative public hearings. This definition will be done in accordance with this law and must be realized prior to the presentation of the General budget law for the entry into force 2004.
Jurisprudence force concordances title II.


Article 7 Projection of the financial resources available for public investment 2002-2006 PLAN. The National Plan of public investment and Social spending will have a value of twelve hundred trillion six hundred seventy-four thousand eight hundred eleven million pesos ($112.674.811 million), to constant pesos in 2002, financed in the following manner: sources and uses investment PLAN of developing millions of pesos constant 2002 sources uses income Corrientes52.372.282 Gobierno73.965.566 credito21.593.284 operation (GSP) 51.872.282 resources propios19.066.654 inversion22.093.284 participation sector privado19.642.591 estapublicos9.428.903 Descentralizado9.637.751 other inversion19.642.591 TOTAL112.674.811 TOTAL112.674.811 chapter II.

Article 8 Description of major investment programs. The description of the main investment programs the national Government expects to run during the term of the National Development Plan 2002-2006, is as follows: A. Security democratic to achieve democratic security, the Government proposes a strategy which includes control of the territory and defense of national sovereignty, the strengthening of the public force, the dismantling of illicit drug production the strengthening of Justice and care to deprived areas and conflict. The implementation of this strategy will require enormous fiscal resources, and an active participation of the international community.
1. control of the territory and defense of national sovereignty - control strategy to defense of national sovereignty and the territory begins with the dismantling of networks of logistical support of violent groups and their armed capacity. At the same time controls the financial system and securities will be intensified to disintegrate the finances of terrorist groups and drug trafficking.
-Will give priority to the strengthening and professionalization of the security forces (armed forces, national police and intelligence agencies). New contingents of professional soldiers and soldiers to support the armed forces, and mobile squads of police road police and Gaula bodies from across the country will be incorporated. He is expected to have a total of 160,000 soldiers, between regular, professional and peasants, and 100,000 police officers at the end of the four-year period. The revival of 163 police stations in municipalities which have been destroyed will also be sought. The deterrent capacity of the nation against possible external threats through the maintenance and modernization of existing strategic material will also be consolidated.
-Citizen cooperation will be a crucial element of the strategy. It will prepare about 1 million citizens that will make up the networks of cooperating in the cities and in the countryside. Incentives will continue to be implemented to promote citizen participation in the democratic security strategy.
-Special emphasis is given to the protection of the economic infrastructure. For this purpose, designed a strategy that includes the creation of a reliable information system, carrying out offensive operations and the support of the Judicial police and external entities.
-The Government will implement the road safety programme in order to guarantee the right to the free movement of persons throughout the country, encourage the commercial exchange between the regions, reactivate tourism and allow the transport of freight and goods from and to the main ports of the country. The military forces and the national police, with the support of the network of cooperators and informants will advanced the operational part of the programme.
-When the circumstances economic, social, and the number of levels of military strength foot, so require, compulsory military service, without detriment to the implementation of the mandatory social and civil service will be removed.
2 combat the problem of illicit drugs and organized crime - policy of fight against the problem of illicit drugs and organized crime will be oriented towards the dismantling of the process of production, trade and consumption of drugs. "Forced and voluntary" eradication of illicit crops and drug trafficking interdiction (air, sea, River and land) will be promoted at the time that will be strengthened to the National Narcotic Drugs Directorate to address and resolve complaints that result in forced eradication. Likewise, the money laundering control will be strengthened, and improvements in the information system in accordance with the principles of the Group of financial action on laundering (GAFI/FATF) will be implemented. We will continue with the strengthening of the action of extinction of domain figure to transfer to the State nearly 39,000 currently seized items.
-The National Narcotic Drugs Council will guide policy for prevention and treatment to drug use.
-Actions will be advanced to reduce the illegal trade in arms, chemical inputs and drugs, through the strengthening of the operational capacity of the national Armada and Colombian air force, in order to reinforce the permanent surveillance, intelligence and reconnaissance missions.
-Will continue with the detection mechanisms of crops, in order to identify, characterize, and specialized areas affected by crop, based on satellite images and aerial photography.

-Implement an information system that allows to identify and characterize the goods and assets that are seized and placed at the disposal of the State, to quickly become a source of resources for the implementation of programs or projects related to combating the problem and its effects, both with other national development programs. Goods seized drug will be used also to meet drug addicts, clinical and therapeutic, needs with correlative welfare: room and Board until total recovery.
-Against the extortion and kidnapping program seeks to increase the costs of these offences, responsible organizations, and regain the trust of citizens and the international community in the struggle of the Colombian State on this front. Therefore be improved information for decision-making processes, will start a strategic intelligence analysis group, will implement a comprehensive system of reception of cases and families of kidnapped and extorted, will be analysis and redesign of the legal framework on kidnapping and extortion, a strategy centralized monitoring to pay ransoms and extortion will be implemented We will analyse operational doctrines in conjunction with the security forces, among other activities.
-Programmes to tackle all forms of organized crime in the country, in the search for democratic security will be advanced.
-The national Government undertakes to forward forceful actions at the international level, with other countries and with the various multilateral agencies, with the purpose that you discuss and agree joint fund solutions to the problem of drug trafficking.
-Further advance programmes of rehabilitation within the prison population to mules, scourges, addicts and small peasant producers of illicit crops.
-The Government will define special development programs with a minimum term of ten (10) years for the strengthening of local licit economies of the regions depressed by illicit crops of public order.
3. strengthening the service of justice - justice service will expedite to facilitate the access of citizens to it. For this alternative and out-of-court dispute resolution mechanisms will be promoted. Likewise, the criminal investigation with new tools such as the promotion of oral and public defence will be strengthened.
-Rationalise the Administrative Department of justice through a better articulation of the operators, better information systems, and the simplification and harmonization of the regulations. For this purpose the program houses of Justice, reception of information centres will be strengthened and will review the regulation in the field of conciliation in law and conciliation in equity.
-Criminal, penitentiary and prison policy will be reviewed and redirects according to priorities in the fight against crime. For this purpose, a census of the prison population will come to carry out a better planning; Likewise, penalties to crimes of greater social impact will be strengthened, be reorganized the offer of places in detention centres and enlargement of the same will be sought through the use of contractual schemes that allow the participation of individuals in the design, construction and the adequacy of the detention centres, as well as the provision of the services necessary for the operation and safety of the same , and those associated with treatments aimed at the rehabilitation of the inmates; new programs will seek to inmates and a unified system of information with entities that are part of the criminal justice system will be shared.
-Resocialization of prisoners programmes will be a State policy directed that prisons are centres of formation of the inmate in psychological aspects as family, education and work. Special rehabilitation programmes with the participation of the Seine, universities, public institutions and private enterprise will be created.
-Developing the programme of renovation of the public administration will come on a single policy of judicial defense of the nation. To this end, studies will be conducted to assess the origin of the judicial proceedings against the nation, common faults in the different processes in your care and procedures to advance processes of repetition. Equally, it shall take appropriate measures to avoid carrying the jurisdiction conflicts generated among public bodies, which must be reconciled in the preferred form.
-Be it formulated and will launch a policy aimed to provide legal certainty and coherence and simplification of the regulatory system.
-Will you endeavour to the administrative reorganization of the system of Justice.
4 development in depressed areas and conflict - to marginalized areas it seeks to restore a local economic base based on productive projects and income generation particularly agricultural, forestry, agroforestry and Silvopastoral. These projects will be concluded with the communities and shall take into account all stages of the chain, from production, to marketing and agro-industry, seeking to strengthen small producers within the chain.
-Will come on the program development alternative, PDA, for the substitution of illicit crops in environmentally strategic areas, especially ensuring resources for all stages of the process and to flow effectively and agile, and simultaneously generating alternatives for subsistence and the generation of income in the short term as they are incentives for management and conservation and food security programs.
-Also, actions, seeking to develop the physical and social infrastructure in these areas will be advanced. In particular Colombia deep programme will be strengthened and road, airport and River projects whose implementation has been initiated or are ongoing will end. Similarly, programs of electric expansion in areas that are not interconnected, especially with projects of small hydropower plants or construction of new networks, standardization of the service in areas not interconnected and interconnected, community telephony and information technology will be developed. He is expected to have 3,000 points 500 telecentres and rural telephony by the end of the four-year period.

-In the depressed areas and conflict will support regional programmes of development and peace - PDP-stimulating, among others, the process started in the laboratory of peace of the Eastern Antioquia, Cauca and Catatumbo. This work will seek to promote processes of wide social participation and institutional strengthening, under a holistic approach that articulates national sectoral policies in regions targeted in the framework of the network of programs of development and peace, through partnerships between the State and civil society. To propel shares included economically profitable and environmentally sustainable projects through associative schema and solidarity economy. Priority will be given in these programs to municipalities that were part of the zone and the departments most affected by the negative actions derived from it and the breakdown of the peace process.
-Actions that advocate the social reconstruction of Bojayá and Watcher of the strong (Antioquia) municipality and its area of influence will be advanced.
5. protection and promotion of human rights and international humanitarian law - the prevention of violations of human rights and to the international humanitarian law (IHL) shall be based on the early warning system, which will consolidate the information for timely assessment of risk and the anticipation of events against the community. At the same time, a pedagogical strategy civilian and military authorities, as well as the citizenship will be driven.
-The victims of forced displacement will receive comprehensive assistance in nutrition, shelter, and health (physical and psychosocial). Minors will be formal educational assistance in State institutions and you have been orphaned because of the conflict will be obliged to the ICBF provide all comprehensive and dignified social assistance. It will be activated so regulate the National Council for attention to the displaced population and will consolidate the single system of registration and the system of estimating the magnitude of movement, with the support of the Social solidarity network.
-The reset of the population displaced is will promote through the securitization of lands, subsidies of housing and the development of projects productive associative funded with microcredit. It will implement a pilot program with the object that nearly 30 thousand peasant families to return to their homes.
-The Government will strengthen the National Fund for the care of the displacement created by law 387 of 1997.
-State endeavour the strengthening of programmes to protect the defenders of human rights, trade unionists, promoters of social activists and indigenous causes or politicians who are being subjected to persecution and threat, as well as witnesses, judges and speakers of the criminal process.
-Measures of social, economic, educational, integral character among others, which discourage the entry of minors to illegal armed groups and it will boost its separation from these groups, and their full reintegration into society.
-The Government will strengthen the special impulse Committee investigations of violation of human rights, guaranteeing the effectiveness of the principles, rights and duties enshrined in the Constitution, the law and international treaties.
-Will strengthen the unity of human rights and international humanitarian law of the of the Attorney-General, attached to the national fiscal Directorate.
-The national Government will develop and will implement a National Plan of action on human rights and international humanitarian law.
-Ability to design and implement a model in monitoring, evaluation and monitoring of public policies that affect human rights, both those related to civil and political rights such as those that link the economic, social and cultural, collective rights and the environment.
-The Government shall adopt and begin implementation of the National Plan of action against the anti-personnel mine, which will contain the strategies, goals and actions for their destruction and the comprehensive care to victims.
-In order to help obtain peace in the country, the good experiences of civil resistance of certain capital cities, such as Bogotá with its territory of peace program will be used. In this sense, the national day of life and human dignity will be promoted.
-Develop and implement the national Government measures for the prevention and eradication of the violations of the human rights of women. Respect for the integrity, freedom and human dignity of women both on the part of the State and of the actors in the armed conflict.
-Will strengthen the anti-personnel mines Observatory created by the law 759 of 2002 for humanitarian demining.
6 strengthening coexistence and values - will be adopted the national system of coexistence for the institutional strengthening and the consolidation of a national culture of coexistence. The system will operate through coalition scenarios open to the direct participation of citizens in the public and private sectors and the international community. In this context, it will give impetus to Professor of coexistence and transparency through the participation of the citizens media and community projects aimed at the peaceful resolution of conflicts and the recognition and training in fundamental values such as solidarity, honesty, transparency, justice, tolerance and respect for cultural diversity.

-In order to build a new cultural democratic citizenship will implement four major policy guidelines that aim to improve the coexistence and to foster the full development of creativity among Colombians: first steps towards the social appropriation of the cultural heritage such as the revitalization of historic centres and the promotion and dissemination of the Colombian oral and intangible heritage will be advanced. Secondly, will be running the National Plan for reading and libraries whose goal is to make Colombia a country of readers and substantially improve Colombians equitable access to information and knowledge. To this end, approximately 500 public and private libraries will be strengthened, it will expand its endowment in respect of goods and services, and promotion of the book and reading campaigns will be advanced. Thirdly, national music for coexistence Plan will especially focus on children and youth orchestras, choirs, bands and other groups in all corners of the country. Also, seek the provision of 200 bands and the research, promotion and dissemination of Colombian musical heritage.
-Establishment of effective public policies on the human rights of women, that promote a culture of non-violence and respect for its multi-ethnic and multicultural diversity.
7. policy of Foreign Affairs and international cooperation the national Government will work in a positive inclusion of Colombia in the international environment. In this sense, foreign policy will harmonize with the priorities of domestic policy ensuring adequate understanding by the international community. International promotion and the increase in exports will be the main objective of Colombian foreign policy, similarly, impetus will be given to those matters in which the international community has an important role for your solution, such as the global problem of drugs and related crimes, terrorism and corruption, environmental problems and human rights.
-In bilateral relations will strengthen the political dialogue at all levels and promoted the economic and commercial interests, seeking to encourage investment and attract cooperation towards the priority programmes of the Government and territorial entities. In particular, with the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, the integral development of the border areas will be strengthened and will promote the strengthening and consolidation of the Andean Community. With United States move forward in the use of the ATPDEA; the process of negotiation of Colombia for the FTAA in a pluralistic and participatory framework that integrates regional needs with national interests; the bilateral negotiation of free trade; and the promotion of the status of temporary protection (TPS) to the Colombian community. And with Europe will work for an association agreement between the Andean Community and the European Union, that incorporates the preferences of the Andean preferences GSP, and the dismantling of trade barriers to our exports.
-In multilateral relations will participate in forums and mechanisms for dialogue and concertation political and commercial, including Nam and G-77 and China, G-15, Rio Group, G-3, to specify actions in the priority issues of the Government. In the frame of the OAS, is will direct them efforts to adapt the paper of the unit for the promotion of it democracy to them purposes referred in it letter democratic inter-American and is will continue strengthening the system inter-American of rights human and the mechanism of evaluation Multilateral in it fight against them drugs.
-Colombian communities abroad will be subject to a comprehensive policy by the national Government, which seeks to strengthen Colombian associations and their links with the Government, improve the legal and social assistance programs, and realize economic agreements of labour migration and social security, among others.
-Will create a national system of international cooperation (technical, decentralized and two-way) to ensure a broad dialogue between the national Government and local authorities, cooperating sources and the implementing entities, articulating the supply and demand with the priorities of development at different levels of Government, and management control systems of public information or reporting of management to the Congress and citizen oversight. Equally, the Bureau of coordination for international cooperation to Colombia to promote initiatives in alternative development (including the replacement of illicit crops by forest and productive projects linked to the productive chains and a subsidy to investment) will develop humanitarian emergency, hospital management, environmental, microenterprise, rural and cultural development.
-Will strengthen the diplomatic management through institutional arrangements with a view to deepening of the process of professionalization and modernization of foreign service and is set to boost the Diplomatic Academy. Also, our embassies and consulates will become agents of international cooperation managers and promoters of Colombian exports. The Congress of the Republic shall exercise political control in terms of compliance with the promotion and commercial management that diplomatic and consular officials. Likewise, ensure the adoption of an Interinstitutional Commission for commercial affairs in the foreign service. Given the need to coordinate this policy with the country's cross-sectoral needs for regular monitoring of the commercial management of the diplomatic and consular missions.
-The Government will advance special programmes with the countries of residence undocumented Colombians, with the purpose of improving their labour, economic and social situation. Diplomatic representations will provide to undocumented advice and help so that they can legalize their stay or return to the country. For this purpose it shall be provided with the delivery of relevant documents such as certificate of citizenship, judicial certificate, and passports.
B. SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOB CREATION 1. Impetus to the housing and construction the promotion of housing will focus on three main strategies for population groups:

-To lower-income groups, will expand the coverage of the family housing subsidy (SFV). In total is will seek finance 400 thousand new units of housing of interest Social (VIS), of which 340,000 units correspond to programs of housing new and improved comprehensive.
-Will develop alternative financing of social housing policies, aimed at the diversification of instruments and mechanisms which refer to the dynamics of the informal economy.
-For households of middle stratum, inflation protection mechanism will be developed in credits in UVR, created at the beginning of 2003, that eliminates the uncertainty of the period of repayment of mortgage debts up to 130 minimum wages, when the value of the home does not exceed 323 minimum wages.
-For high stratum households, the tax benefit of savings for the building of the construction (AFC) accounts will be continuity.
-In addition, adjustments to the system of housing finance will be done through measures to restructure unprofitable portfolio. To this end, the Government will support the issuance of securities and mortgage bonds to finance housing portfolio in the amount of $6 billion, approximately, during 2003 and 2004.
-Drive real estate microcredit in order to provide an adequate option to finance the acquisition, construction and improvement of housing to low-income households.
-The housing policy will contribute to the economic growth of the country and generation of employment under business criteria with social responsibility to face effectively the increasing quantitative and qualitative deficits.
-Promote and encourage schemes of joint Association for research and development in technologies in increase of productivity and improvement of the quality of the social housing that allows to increase the conditions of access to housing, a reasonable use of resources, recognizing the urbano-regionales peculiarities of the country.
-The housing policy are included in the construction of social equity, for this will ensure transparency in the distribution of resources oriented to the population and regions in conditions of poverty.
-The housing developments will be framed on the policies of regional development in coordination with regional or local authorities, in this sense, the national Government will facilitate and stimulate the integration of government resources and cooperate with the development of planning and management instruments.
-The national Government will work for the quality of urban life, ensuring the integration of housing with the structuring elements of the public space and the public utilities. In the same way promote the diversification of actions in the field of expansion with emphasis on medium-sized cities, urban renewal, consolidation and integral improvement; as well as resettlement of population in areas not reducible environmental risk and process of urban renewal.
-The Government will exercise the coordination of the housing system in articulation with the territorial authorities and promote information systems housing as a support for the participation of all the agents of development.
-Will define a model of regional development, as the general framework for the implementation of the policy of housing and construction.
2 promotion of the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons and mining - the Government will promote private national and foreign investment in exploration and drilling activities in order to incorporate about 1,000 million barrels of oil in reserves during the period 2002-2006. To achieve this goal they will develop 10,000 kilometers of seismic exploration, will be explored around 150 wells and 20 contracts of Association each year will sign, on average.
-Will explore new contractual schemes in the field of hydrocarbons and be given greater importance and fast incremental production contracts. The rationalization and streamlining of the process of environmental licensing for hydrocarbons exploration activities will be sought. All this with strict compliance with the applicable rules on the matter.
-Move forward in the implementation of the Master Plan of Cartagena with the widest possible private participation and with partial funding from the disposal of non-strategic investments by Ecopetrol. We will continue with the program of optimization of the Barrancabermeja refinery, in order to achieve international standards of efficiency and have as a goal to reach the second quartile in Solomon's refining indicators for the year 2005.
-In gas exports, taking advantage of the geographical advantage and the availability of reserves in the country will be promoted. It will encourage the exploration of new reserves.
-The dismantling of subsidies for gasoline and the ACPM will be compensated with the push for mass transit systems, at the time to be adopted at the national level, a general pricing system that recognizes the reality of international prices.
-An information system will be implemented in the mining sector and the decentralization of the sector will be driven. Likewise, it will formalize and increase productivity in the sector with the support to the development of a productive chain.
-In the same way, Ecopetrol will develop its policy of exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons.
3 boost to the strategic transport infrastructure - will primarily invest in infrastructure that generates peace and democratic coexistence, conditions that support social development, job creation and enabling greater security conditions.
-The Government will implement strategies such as strengthening and institutional reorganization of the sector entities to increase the ability of monitoring, control and surveillance of the projects, especially in the case of concessions. Emphasis on the strengthening of schemes of private participation, facilitand or its financing through the capital market will be and it will boost security in transport infrastructure programs. Equally, modal interconnection will be promoted to integrate the road network at the regional, national and international level.

-Them new investments in it network tertiary is shall be carried out by hiring public and through the participation community, so that is incentive the generation of employment. For projects financed with public funds, from the surcharge on gasoline are earmarked as a minimum 50% construction, maintenance and conservation of urban, secondary and tertiary, routes according to the competence of the respective territorial entity, without prejudice to the commitments undertaken. It will give continuity to the promotion of basic infrastructure with program Colombia deep resources.
Jurisprudence force concordances - In the case of the urban conglomerates, in which there is technical feasibility of transport projects mass (Bogotá, Cali, Pereira-Dosquebradas, Barranquilla-Soledad, Cartagena, Bucaramanga, extension of TransMilenio to Soacha and Valle de Aburrá) and make sure the funding from the territorial entity, and in the case of the metropolitan areas by that entity, in partnership with the respective municipalities the national Government will participate in its development, provided that there is fiscal space, both in the municipalities, and if it is the case in the respective metropolitan area, as in the nation. The involvement of private capital in the structuring and financing of these projects, according to a fiscal model that involves the control of a sustainable public policy on the operation and administration of the mass transit systems, which ensure an equitable management of the costs to the user and the quality of the service will be promoted. Mechanisms allowing the participation of small and medium-sized carriers in these projects will be promoted. Rates must be regulated to prevent abuses of dominant positions and monopolies.
-Support of the nation to the construction of the ALO by the concession system for output in the South of Bogotá.
-With the aim of improve urban public service the national Government will transfer to cities the powers to manage it and regulate it, and will promote the creation of efficient transportation companies.
-Continue to the recovery of the navigability of the River Magdalena and some other rivers such as the Atrato, the Sanjuán, Meta, Guaviare River, Cauca and Caquetá, among others, as well as the modernization, expansion and maintenance of the railway infrastructure, and resources for the achievement of the airport standards accepted internationally, for airports that make up the national airport network will be invested.
-Territorial, and entities in the respective case metropolitan areas can use resources to infrastructure in any kind of project of this nature in their jurisdiction.
-The rehabilitation of railway infrastructure will support the development of fuel alcohol policy.
-The national Government bring forward before the end of the validity of the development plan of prefeasibility and feasibility studies for the concession of a new railway line that connects the Cerromatoso mines and the city of Monteria with the railway line from Santa Marta and Bogotá.
-The Government will boost the construction of AC railway to the port of Santa Marta. To do this, you can incorporate an "addendum" to the concession of the railway contract so this is built with resources that the concessionaire must turn to the nation.
-The Government will invest primarily in the maintenance, improvement, rehabilitation, paving and construction of roads to ensure the integration of regions and secure the sustainable development of the country.
-The Government will study the reconstruction of aerial Cable between municipal capitals of Mariquita and Manizales in order to strengthen the tourist Closter in this area of the country.
4. utilities - will continue with the promotion of the participation of the private sector, workers and the charity sector in the public utilities and programs will be developed to encourage the participation of users in the capital of companies through social capitalization funds.
-Promote the consolidation of frames regulatory and development of processes of privatization and concessions in the construction, operation and maintenance of infrastructure.
-In electricity, you endeavour to maintain energy supply and the market will be strengthened. Measures will be established to ease the crisis in the sector Distributor and marketer. These measures include the programme of standardization of networks in substandard neighborhoods along with the strengthening of the regulatory framework.
Institutional schemes-will be to ensure their sustainability in the provision of the service in areas not interconnected through the use of renewable energy and alternative, among other sources. It will promote regional energy integration for electric power and natural gas, and LPG, where this is possible or the construction of small gas-fired stations House, in the capital cities of the departments not interconnected. It will also define a sectoral policy to give solution to companies in crisis with a view to guarantee the service and minimize the tax contingencies.
-As regards the activity of generation, the conditions of competition seeking the formation of a new State generator agent will be strengthened and it will continue the integration of the networks of power transmission with Venezuela, Panama and Ecuador for trade in energy.
-Conditions of long term for the entry of investors be promoted in the development of the national transmission system.
-With regard to telecommunications in low-income urban and rural areas, will be sought massive use of information technologies and promote the development of competitive communications markets. To this end, the Government will strengthen and develop community programs within access and universal service policies, will continue the development of the Agenda for connectivity programs coordinated by the Ministry of communications and will strengthen the regulatory framework and institutional sector.
-Recover the national public television transmission network and work on the institutional restructuring of public-sector radio and television.

-With regard to drinking water and basic sanitation, measures which increase the efficiency will be established and quality of service, will adjust the tariff scheme and subsidies so that it encourage investment, will allow the recovery of costs, to avoid the transfer of inefficiencies users and incentives for investment are generated in regional schemes.
-Will encourage good use of local resources and will support the development of plans of management and final disposal of solid waste and massification of water and sewerage systems.
-With the aim of improving the provision of public services and maintaining equity of the economic system, all payment corresponding to the variable charge on energy, aqueduct, collecting garbage and telephony service, will be exclusively based on user consumption, wherever technically measurable in this way. For telephony, use any of the methods of assessment recommended by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), international agency which makes part the State under the law 252 of 1995.
-Charges for consumption in mobile telephony is billed among others, by units of seconds or minute or fraction of minute system.
5 science, technology and innovation - in the area of promotion of research will be advanced calls for projects in all national programmes using existing funding modalities, strengthen national research programmes, it will lead to their joint action and articulad in complex and priority issues for the country and will continue supporting the consolidation of the scientific community in associative forms such as scientific research centers groups and centres of technological development, scientific and technological research and international technical cooperation networks.
-Ensure the joint, coherence and efficiency of the national system of science and technology.
-Conditions will be created so that public and private investment in science, technology and innovation activities increase gradually and sustainably to achieve 0.6% of GDP in 2006.
-Colciencias and the national service of learning (Sena), promote and promote applied research and technological development to improve the competitiveness of the productive sectors. The national Government suit the academic programs of the Seine for the achievement of this objective.
-Will seek to diversify and expand the financial incentives for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises through loans and schemes of guarantees for projects of technological development and innovation.
-Projects or theses presented in institutions of higher education, containing contributions to the progress and social, economic, technological and cultural development of the nation, can receive support through the mechanisms offered by the institutions that promote the scientific and technological research.
-Encourage and promote studies, research and academic papers that develop solutions to problems faced by population sectors, such as older adults, women, children, youth, indigenous, disabled, ethnic groups and displaced persons among others.
-Expanded coverage in the young investigators program and will continue the programme of support to the training of doctors abroad. It will strengthen national doctoral programmes funded by Colciencias and Icfes, Sena Icetex - project: access to quality higher education.
-In higher education is expected to retain and add about 400 thousand students, through various mechanisms: the implementation of a program, financed with resources from the World Bank by $200 million and counterpart resources national $87.7 million, administered by Icetex and through which create new financing schemes for students from lower-income (100-thousand quota 5 years) the modernization and improvement of the management of public entities (retaining 80 thousand students and generate 70 thousand new places) and the promotion of technical and technological education (150 thousand new places).
6 competitiveness and development - the competitiveness of the Government policy will have seven cornerstones: the Elimination of paperwork and transaction costs, strengthening the coordinating role of the State, the creation of a balanced system of rights to intellectual property, the generalization of access to information technologies within the framework of the Connectivity Agenda, the development of comprehensive policies on biotechnology , and the protection and development of the markets.
-In this way is intended to reduce transaction costs and achieve greater transparency in procedures, procedures and processes of the public administration; coordinate the initiatives of the private sector and the Academy for business development and in particular for the design of the plan of business development, strengthening the network Colombia competes and support the movement for productivity; promote a policy of intellectual property rights harmonic with the country's industrial, commercial and social policies; promote a national policy of regulation for capture, use and disclosure of information by public entities and a policy of regulation in the acquisition of information technology by the State; give special emphasis to the sectoral plan for tourism and a comprehensive biotechnology policy; (e) promote policies that promote competition, regulation and rights to the consumer harmonicas with the development of the productive sector that offers a balance between producers and consumers.
-They will work at the regional level in the identification and development of clusters in ecotourism, culture, agro-tourism and rural tourism, ethno-tourism, recreational tourism, business, conferences and conventions, among others.
-In the field of tourism, the policies will focus on the guidelines of the sectoral plan, with emphasis on aspects such as increased road safety; promotion of MSMEs (95% of the companies in the sector); incentives for urban renewal with tourist potential, including historical centres, cultural heritage and construction and refurbishment of hotels.
-Will boost trade competitiveness and the export potential of the regions and departments through the joint action of several government institutions, which will address policies and provide advice in the processes of citizen participation.

-With the aim of improving the competitiveness of public entities, such measures be adopted systems of total quality and management efficiency, looking for possible ISO quality certification.
-With the aim of strengthening the development of the policy of generating employment and in accordance with the policies of competitiveness and development in the field of tourism, tourist districts and other territorial entities which have tourist vocation, must be included in its development plan and sectoral tourism plan the investment needed for construction and optimization of the infrastructure of urban furniture , green areas and developing urban s the tourist areas of priority, requirement without which can not access resources that determine the NDP for the tourism sector.
7. commercial policy - will continue with the execution of the exporter Strategic Plan 1999-2009 as international insertion of long-term strategy involving the private, public sector and academia. Be included within the exporter Strategic Plan new strategies for the diversification of markets destination of Colombian exports.
-Will seek that free trade for the Americas (FTAA) agreement is balanced, remove unnecessary barriers to international trade in goods and services, allow an opening of public procurement markets, and have greater discipline in internal subsidies for agricultural products, which will be implemented spaces and instances of citizen participation, enabling to meet the needs of different social sectors affected and involved , in the national territory.
-Will seek negotiations which are conducted in the midst of the World Trade Organization, WTO, are facing to achieve a reform of the global trade in agricultural products and the Elimination of stepping and tariff peaks, among others.
-It will make efforts to consolidate an agreement of free trade with the United States and other Nations. In this sense, the negotiation for the formation of a free trade area between the Andean Community and the common market of the South (Mercosur) countries, or a negotiation will come with some countries of these two blocks where there is consensus. Colombia will deepen the agreements with Central America and the Caribbean, Asia, Pacific, Middle East and the European Union in order to ensure a greater presence in those regions.
-The Ministry of Commerce, industry and tourism will actively participate in the dissemination and training on the new tariff benefits and in the identification of products and potential buyers from the law of Andean tariff preferences (ATPA).
-Will continue the processes for the promotion of agricultural exports, providing reasonable protection to agricultural production and strengthening market intelligence, within the framework of the World Trade Organization.
-With the aim of facilitating and promoting an international common language within the framework of the customs provisions, amendments to the national Government enter the customs regime, they shall be subject to recommendations, suggested or guidelines laid down in the international Kyoto Convention on the simplification and harmonization of customs and practices.
-The Ministry of Commerce, industry and tourism with support of the DNP will oversee and evaluate the management of the Carces nationally. The Ministry will develop mechanisms for evaluation and subsequent reorientation.
8. sustainability environmental to keep the base natural as factor for the development of the country, increase the production and offer of goods and services environmentally healthy and the sustainability of the production national, and of count with a system national environmental strengthened, is will advanced them following programs:-conservation and use sustainable of goods and services environmental. It includes the consolidation of the system of Protected Areas; the management of populations of endangered wild species and potential use; the promotion of biotechnological developments from the components of biodiversity and biosecurity management; and the conservation, management, use and restoration of ecosystems of forests and other ecosystems. In particular, will come the realignment and management of forest reserves, the implementation of natural forest management plans, and the development of environmental policies in wetlands and Moors seas and coasts. The national Government will study the possibility of declaring the Serranía del Perijá as one of the new Protected Areas which includes the present Plan.
-Develop a policy of status to the Colombian Amazon, which will result in the Sustainable Development Plan Amazon, covering the processes of construction of Agenda XXI, Colombian Amazon, allowing for the recognition and use of biological diversity, the recognition of multiculturalism, sustainability of ecological, economic and social processes with the participation of the regional community and will be implemented in accordance with the policy of territorial development of the national Government.
-Formulate a State policy for the Colombian Orinoquia containing concerted processes of the region and integrate it into the national development. It will be integrated into the present PND the "Plan Orinoco into the 21st century".
-The Ministry of environment, housing and Territorial Development a priority the sustainable development of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the conservation of its watershed. It declares the Massif as a special zone of eco and ethno-tourism.
-Integral water management. Plans of management and integrated management of watersheds in about 500,000 hectares, will be implemented including the conversion to sustainable productive systems and the establishment of about 120,000 hectares of protective plantations, especially suppliers of water areas. They will work in wetlands and Moors special protection. A comprehensive policy through the enactment of a law of the water framework will develop. The wastewater management Plan will also be implemented and will develop a comprehensive policy and the harmonization of the regulatory framework in the field of water of utmost importance for the country, especially the rivers Magdalena, Cauca, Bogotá, Atrato, S Juan an, Meta, Sinú, San Jorge, Baudo and Patía; and it will continue with the programme of decontamination of the Bogota River.

-Formulate a State policy related to the integrated management of water, that brings the nature conservation of the species of fauna and flora, promotes the development of an irrigation district and ensure the supply of drinking water to more than 500 thousand inhabitants of the region of the Valley of Upar. So is declared as a priority the construction and State-supported project implementation multipurpose Los Besotes, located at the watershed of the Guatapurí River. They are also priority irrigation district of the dam of La Copa (the Centre province, Boyaca Department) and the triangle South of the Department of Tolima.
-It will will launch a strategy of assistance and financial support to "green markets", with public and private stakeholders. New products derived from the sustainable use of biodiversity will be held, it will support the business organization and the development of a system of market intelligence. In that context, the marketing of products originating in buffer zones of national parks will be promoted, small and medium-sized enterprises and community-based organizations will be promoted and impetus will be given to productive chains for export. The market of companies dedicated to the use of solid waste, clean energy and sustainable mining, as well as the care of forests and other natural resources by people involved in illicit crop substitution programs will be promoted. The development of a national project of capturing greenhouse gases and ecotourism projects in protected areas, with private and community participation will be promoted.
-In connection with tourism in the national parks system will take into account the provisions of the sectoral development plan and will also cater recommendations and formulations of the territorial entities.
-Be strategic environmental assessments for critical productive sectors and it will work on the efficiency of the environmental licensing. Measures will be developed to prevent and control the pollution of air, water and hazardous waste. Cleaner production instruments, monitoring and evaluation of sectoral environmental management will be improved and emissions reduction projects will be prepared.
-Planning and management efficient of the environment on the part of the authorities environmental. The construction of regional visions of sustainable development and the improvement and consolidation of spaces for participation for environmental management will be promoted. A State policy for the environmental sustainability of development will be formulated. Forward in the consolidation of the system of environmental information for Colombia, ensuring an environmental monitoring routine. Be prepared the second generation of line indicators environmental base for Colombia. National environmental research policy and the national environmental education policy will be implemented.
-With article 117 of the law 788 of 2002 resources, stimulate an environmental fund for the recovery of the Ciénaga Grande of Santa Marta for the execution of lines and strategic programs for the maintenance and conservation of this world biosphere reserve, wetland of international importance in the Ramsar Convention.
-In the framework of territorial development policy and as a recognition of the proposals that communities come build Afro-Colombian, indigenous and mestizo and developing of international commitments will be driven State policy for the strategic ecoregion of the Colombian Pacific on the basis, inter alia, the Pacific Agenda 21 and the Pacific Plan.
-In the oceanic biological corridor between the departments of Córdoba, Antioquia and Chocó it connects the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, the national Government will promote and will promote the conservation of strategic systems.
-The national Government will form a task force to present a study on the establishment of the district environmental and ecotourism in Leticia. This team will be integrated by: A representative of the direction of Fiscal support, a representative of the General direction of public credit, a delegate of the Ministry of environment, a delegate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a delegate of the DNP, a delegate of the Ministry of the Interior, and four delegates of the Congress of the Republic. The team will present its findings to the Congress of the Republic in a period of six (6) months from the entry into force of the National Development Plan. In any case you can not alter the current distribution of the resources of the General system of participation.
-Will they be developed and support policies of education and prevention, solid waste generation and will encourage practices of separation at source, necessary for environmental sustainability and the consolidation of recycling as a viable and productive activity within the national economy.
-Marketing of goods and services. The Ministry of environment, housing and Territorial Development will promote the commercialization of services associated with the system of national parks and district areas.
-In connection with tourism in the national parks system will consider the provisions in the sectoral development Plan and will assist equally formulations of the territorial entities and recommendations.
-Momentum to the recovery of water basins. The sanitation of indigenous Resguardos will be used as a strategy for conservation and environmental recovery in those sites where match natural national parks, indigenous Resguardos and basins are of water for human consumption and agricultural production.
-The nation "Ministry of environment, housing and development Territorial-them entities territorial and them companies of services public, within their competences, may support the creation of companies regional that allow efforts joint for advance programs of water drinking and sanitation basic in their territories, which count for its financing with resources of the system General of shares" purpose General- and them resources of royalties. "" The Government national can co-finance those projects that these companies develop.
-Is will promote a legislation environmental that allow the development self-sustaining, the potentiation of the advantages comparative with which has the country, for the promotion of markets green and the offer of services environmental.
9. employment generation

-Economic growth and direct support to the employment policies will create approximately 2 million new jobs during the four-year period. The new jobs will be achieved thanks to the Elimination of wage surcharges, the increase in the number of contracts of learning and the reduction in parafiscal contributions contributions destined for the Seine, Colombian Institute of family welfare (ICBF) and the cases of compensation both the costs of dismissal. In the latter case include companies employing, among others, ex-convicts, disabled, reintegrated, young people, older than 50 and heads of household.
-Direct employment support program will implement, within the budgetary constraints, the temporary subsidy, up to six months, aimed at micro, small and medium-sized companies that create new jobs. This program will benefit particularly heads of household with children under the age or disability.
-The system of protection for the unemployed will be developed to maintain the quality of life and offset shaped partial and temporary reduction of income. The beneficiaries will have right to cases of compensation services, and access to training by the Seine, which will allocate part of their revenue to such projects. At the same time, Sena will improve job intermediation, which will expand your demanding business of employment registration.
-The strengthening of the training to the unemployed population will seek to facilitate their links to the labour market. The Seine aims to increase substantially, in the four-year period, the number of people who receive training, which will be based on the construction of the national system of training for work.
-Will promote the creation of virtual bags of public and private employment at the local, municipal, district and national level in coordination with sectors.
-In article 32 of the law 590 of 2000 development, the creation of the Advisory Councils of relationship of educational establishments with the business sector will be promoted.
-Create and establish strategies for employment generation, for women and men over the age of 50 who are unemployed and are in proper physical condition to perform the work, in the rural and urban areas.
-Is will create, will support e will boost projects that grant them tools necessary for it training and consulting technical, that requires the development of them crops hydroponic, as warranty of safety food for them women and them men older of 50 years that not perceive no income or protection of the State, in the area urban and rural.
-Technical recognition mechanisms be established for women who develop an art or craft trade.
C. build equity SOCIAL the three main challenges that the Government has to build a society more just are: to) increase the efficiency of social spending so that greater resources are translated into better outcomes;
b) improve the targeting of expenditure so that resources reach the most needy; and (c) consolidate a system of social protection so that economic crises do not compromise, altogether, the future possibilities of the most vulnerable groups.
1. education revolution - extend coverage in education pre-school, basic, secondary and higher.
-Will seek to create 1.5 million quota in preschool, basic education and a half through the implementation of various complementary efforts, among others, increases in efficiency, additional resources from the constitutional reforms and Rural education, with priority to the most vulnerable and taking into account the displaced population.
-In higher education is expected to retain and add to about 400,000 students, through various mechanisms: the implementation of a program which create new financing schemes for students from lower-income (100,000 quotas over five years), the modernization and improvement of the management of public universities (80,000 students retain and create 70,000 new quotas) and the promotion of education technical and technological (150,000 new quotas).
-The national Government shall establish schemes of distribution of resources from the budget of the nation to the State institutions of higher education to be assigned based on the criteria established in this law.
-Improve the quality of education. Improve the quality of preschool, basic education, and higher, through the plans of improvement, the dissemination of successful experiences, mechanisms of relevance of education, connectivity and computing, the use of educational television and radio programs, program libraries and texts, the quality assurance and the encouragement of research in higher education as well as greater coherence of this with basic levels and a half, and the productive sector in the regional context.
-Improve the efficiency of the education sector. With this purpose oriented mechanisms will be developed to improve the productivity, efficiency, and sectoral transparency, and to ensure the quality of investments, such as the institutional modernization of the Ministry of national education, the modernization of the departmental and municipal entities of the sector, the conclusion of management and performance plans, and the development of the information system of the educational sector.
-The Government will regulate non-formal education, in such a way that articulates with the objectives of the national education system.
-The national Government, in coordination with the Office of the Ombudsman, promote the development of competitive public that includes training, respect for and practice of human rights in educational establishments.
2 expansion and improvement of the protection and social security - will be strengthened and increase health insurance coverage through a joint effort between the nation and the territorial entities; the transformation of subsidies from supply to demand, to be carried out gradually from the year 2004; the effective collection of resources for its financing; and the better exploitation of monopoly on games of luck and chance. With these policies are expected to include at least five (5) million new members to the subsidized health scheme.
-Is searches for it sustainability financial of the system General of Security Social in health (SGSSS) and is will improve the flow of resources and the operation of the regime subsidized.

-Improve access to and the provision of health services in the system by restructuring and capitalization of hospitals, the regulation of institutions, health providers from entering the SGSSS, the promotion of mechanisms for accreditation to improve quality and the creation of networks of care.
-In public health vaccination ra hedging will increase at least to 95% in children under 5 years. A policy of promotion and prevention that interacts with the contributory scheme, subsidized supplementary benefit plans will develop. Be designed health programs aimed at the promotion of healthy lifestyles; violence domestic and sexual; Prevention and control of chronic diseases, sexual and reproductive health; formulation and implementation of a policy of mental health with special attention to conditions resulting from violence; social participation in the interventions of interest in public health; development of the system of information and nutritional surveillance; and to the reduction, among others, of the incidence of the pregnancy in adolescents, the AIDS, the malaria and the cancer of neck uterine.
-Will be organized the national cancerologica network dependent of the National Cancer Institute to which belong the institutions providers of health services public, covering uninsured poor people who suffer from cancer, charged that financing for this purpose established the Ministry of Social Security and local authorities, with the voluntary contributions of the private sector.
-Will strengthen the power of citizens in the decision-making process, facilitating the participation of the organized community in the different processes of the sector of social protection.
-For the protection of family, youth and children, a draft law will be driven to clarify the powers of the nation and the territorial entities on the family protection. Be progressively decentralised the ICBF, which will specialise in proposing policies for assistance and family protection. Be formulated a national plan for food and nutrition which will include multiple strategies and actions to mitigate the problem of malnutrition with the participation of the various actors responsible for the problem. As part of this plan will work in the extension of food quotas for children program, granting about 500,000 breakfast or lunch, seeking to achieve up to 1,300,000 children beneficiaries of this program. Food banks will be promoted.
-The protection of the family, youth and children, will be held with the active participation of the Institute of family welfare, ICBF. You will be given special attention to the expansion of food quotas for children, in order to provide some 500,000 breakfast or lunch, seeking to achieve up to 1,300,000 children beneficiaries of this program. We will also work in the prevention and treatment of domestic violence, and to the most vulnerable groups of the population: the elderly and disabled. Also be designed a system of juvenile criminal responsibility, the National Council of youth, the national system of youth and the national youth information system will be implemented. Under the coordination of the Presidential Ministry of equality for women and from a process of consultation with the governing bodies of sectoral policies, will be designed and it will define the specific actions, responsibilities and budget policy "women peacemakers for peace and development-within the framework of the strategies and programmes referred to in the National Development Plan. The Colombian Institute of family welfare (ICBF) will design and execute programs educational and cultural to allow integration between seniors and youth, aimed at training in values and to the recovery and strengthening of civic behavior and respect for the community.
-Will create a working social safety net to give continuity to the network of Social support programmes, by reforming the system of identification and classification of potential beneficiaries for social programs (Sisben) for having an adequate focus of such programs.
-The pension reform will ensure equity intra and intergenerational. The national Government will develop a comprehensive policy to deal with the pension problem, through the implementation of the law 797 of 2003.
-Will strengthen the Sisben as information system consulting social and regional realities. System will incorporate other necessary variables for purposes of management, planning and administration, and shall weighted them according to the socio-cultural conditions in the territories.
-Jurisprudence validity previous legislation - Is the ability to design and implement national public youth policy with a view to ten years, based on the concurrence of the young population for its design and construction, linking local and municipal processes.
-Implement and strengthen the institutional promotion of youth councils, understanding it as the Unhide function, responsibility and importance of these spaces, constituted for the dialogue between the interests of the youth and Central municipalities, districts, departments and national administrations.
-Permanent assistance of food and drug will be provided to women and men over the age of 60 years of limited economic resources and presenting nutritional deficiencies.
-Support the creation of the single system of national information to the greater adult of 60 years, which will be released through the mass media.
-In broadening coverage Social security schemes will give priority to the involvement of women and men over the age of 60 who are not linked in any of the regimes.
-Carry out mass campaigns for the dissemination of the rights of the most adult of 60 years, in order to educate the community in general about the importance of this population group represents for the family and society.

-Also will work in the prevention and treatment of domestic violence, and to the most vulnerable groups of the population: the elderly and disabled. In the first case, will be formulated in senior public policy and care strategies to improve the conditions and quality of aging, for which it will be necessary to strengthen the complementary social services (physical, mental and social health). The results will be evaluated and the impact of programme which in this sense has been executed by the Social solidarity network, then define more flexible care arrangements and that they prioritize family care. Modalities of care apply with subsidies to the demand that may be monetary, in-kind, or through social services basic and complementary.
-To address the situation of disability in the country the National Plan of action will take place in disability, within the framework of public policy, in order to ensure programmes and cross-cutting strategies that prevent the situations of disability. Also, you endeavour to respect and recognition of differences arising from the condition of disability, as well as provide the conditions to achieve greater autonomy and participation of persons with disabilities in everyday spaces and civic life, participation, commitment and solidarity of the family, the community and the State.
-The control bodies referred to in the third subparagraph of article 97 of the law 715 of 2001 may not charge audit fee for any concept to the institutions providers of health services (IPS) or hospital network. Entity of that contravention of this provision or control which is immersed in it incurred in causal of misconduct. For this case also the dependencies of internal control of the respective territorial entity will have disciplinary powers.
-Be drawn up a Conpes document containing the General guidelines for the design and construction of the national public policy for youth.
3. boost the solidarity economy - will create an institutional and legal framework with clear rules that are favorable to the development of private charity.
-The socio-economic development of smaller organizations will promote and stimulate the creation of organizational forms that promote the linking of informal and independent workers.
-Them strategies oriented to these objectives include the promotion of the development socio-economic through the co-financing of projects, them lines of rediscounting designed especially for the sector, the stimulus to the creation of new as organizations through the development of incubators of organizations of economy solidarity private, and lines of credit and co-financing.
-Will promote the involvement of enterprises of the solidarity economy in the processes of social capitalization of public service companies and financial and operational support mechanisms will be established so that those policies can be effectively applied.
-Stimulate credit unions and financial cooperatives develop instruments for attracting resources from the popular saving and placing them in productive projects developed by the solidarity-based economy companies and will define the policy of access to micro-credit, creating mechanisms that allow your application to these entities, as well as the mechanisms of support and technical assistance in these processes.
-Strengthen the actions of control and supervision by the Superintendent of the solidarity economy, whose sphere of competence cobijará solidarity economy entities organized under a business scheme and whose social object is the exercise of a socio-economic activity.
-It is necessary to create the Territorial public sector social and solidarity support system. The national Government, to strengthen the solidarity and social sector, within the criteria of autonomy of these organizations, will promote strategies to strengthen each of professional expressions of national order of cooperatives, NGOs, employees, boards of Community action funds, mutual and volunteers and work on the creation of a Committee on social and solidarity.
-Solidarity and social sector will make agreements and pacts for transparency and coexistence, as a way to consolidate the confidence of public opinion toward the sector.
-Protection to the consumer. The Government will strive to avoid the economic phenomena that undermine the purchasing power of consumers, will support the creation and strengthening of their associations and leagues, will guarantee the respect of their rights to information, to protection, representation, education, compensation, to the choice of goods and services and to be heard by the public authorities. For this purpose it will preserve such organizations areas enshrined in the Constitution and the law on consumer protection.
-The State of the order national or territorial entities may conclude agreements, in order to promote projects and programmes in activities of public or community interest, consistent with the National Plan and territorial development plans, non-profit institutions and organizations solidarity especially seals for communal action, the respective beneficiary communities to achieve the maximum efficiency of the public resource with the own website achieve greater and better benefits for the community and society.
-Promote the participation of cooperatives and the solidarity-based economy companies supervised by the Supersolidaria in the implementation of the policies adopted by the Plan, through the implementation of projects of housing for social sectors; education, as a contribution to the education revolution; economic integration for the provision of comprehensive health services, and of rural development with technical assistance and transfer of technology, in pursuit of his connection to the chains of production and markets.
-The Government will consult the recommendation number 193 of the International Labour Conference, ILO, adopted in Geneva in June 2002, where it recognizes the importance of cooperatives as a factor of human development around the world and valuable instrument in employment and sustainable income generation, the mobilization of resources and the generation of investments, as well as their contribution to the economy.
4. social management of the field

-The Social management of the field will address rural life from an approach that goes beyond the agricultural productive dimension and recognizes the synergy between field with small and medium-sized towns and metropolitan areas. This highlights the active participation of communities in decentralized scenarios and introduces considerations such as environmental sustainability, land use planning, gender equality and regional, ethnic, and cultural specificities which are parameters for the design of incentives and mechanisms of rural and sectoral development policies.
-It management Social of the field proposes a protection reasonable for it production national, in a frame of free trade and within them agreements of the Organization World of the trade by his importance for the defense and generation of employment and the achievement of the objective of security food. For this reason, sectoral trade policy will continue the process of export promotion.
-The strategy proposes regional targeting of investments based on the reduction of inequality, land use planning and the strategic potential of the field. In this sense, support interventions through: to) access to basic infrastructure and housing;
(b) food security);
(c) associative and productive schemes for rural development;
(d) developing scientific and technological; (and e) access to productive and financial factors, expanding the coverage of the support that gives the agricultural guarantee fund ia, FAG, the small producer.
-Agrarian reform and Rural development planning should correct the land use in the areas of greatest agricultural aptitude promoting their recovery, promote a reform rural relations and therefore of the agrarian sector that the modernization of relations campesino-agricultura, in the framework of regional development and close the expansion of the economic frontier.
-The planning process will include the following:-the representative sectors of the rural community, the private sector and territorial public entities, in each region, will be convened to validate the ordenamiento territorial, geo-political and geo-economic aspects, as well as orient the basis of rural development based on the technical study on the competitive advantages and the balance of supply and demand for production factors raw materials, intermediate goods and finished products. There will be an updated agricultural census and a standard of supply will be driven. The policy will seek to modernize marketing channels in order to ensure greater transparency in price formation mechanisms. It endeavour to better management and quality of the statistics of the agricultural sector and its timely dissemination. The policy will seek to modernize marketing channels in order to improve the supply and transparency in price formation.
-It will move to projects of small and medium rural enterprises, where industries are linked and services to production areas, to create the conditions for equal participation of poor people in the distribution of the benefits of the development of rural activities, leads to the articulation of agriculture with other economic sectors is lodged in the effective support of economic life social and democratic of the Colombian countryside.
-The Elimination of the causes of regional economic and social imbalances, by differential attention to rural areas especially in the most vulnerable regions, which shall be taken into account the following aspects:-current and potential areas suitable for agricultural production and current location of small, medium and large property.
-Protective and environmental conservation areas.
-Maximum level of risk areas: floods and landslides, earthquakes and droughts.
-The areas of exploitation of non-renewable natural resources.
-Areas occupied by works of infrastructure such as roads and public services current and projected.
-Urban, peri-urban and Rural Areas.
-Housing plans and tourist Areas.
-Five-year plans of rural development and agrarian reform that harmonize macroeconomic, sectoral policies and the particularities of the development of the region and identify instruments to promote will be developed in these areas.
-To prevent the dispersion of programs related to the development or improvement of the conditions of life in the countryside, decisions or investments that perform different ministries and institutions on the national agenda that have to do with the rural or agricultural sector will be consistent and harmonious with the sectoral policy.
The national Government will study and define the advisability of focus these programmes under the direction of the Ministry of agriculture and Rural development.
(-The Government will continue its support to the coffee sector through: to) direct incentives to the coffee activity;
(b) programmes of access to credit and the continuation of the program of agricultural reactivation (PRAN);
(c) co-financing of programmes of technical assistance and scientific research;
(d) institutional and adjustments of existing legal framework, in particular the accounting separation of the functions of the national Coffee Fund, and subsequent updating of the management contract of the Fund between the national Government and the Federation of coffee growers;
e) programs for retraining and social development, and f) diplomatic démarches aimed to seek improvements in international prices for the benefit of farmers.
(-The national Government will give support to the cultivation of cane locals in areas through: to) access to credit and the continuation of the agricultural revival programme; programmes
(b) part-financing of scientific research and technical assistance programmes;
(c) restructuring and social development programs.
-Strengthening women's organizations in the field in areas poor in order to increase demand in sectors such as: crafts, ecotourism, rural tourism.
-Supporting community processes in terms of exchange of pr products, whose goal is to cover basic needs in terms of food security.
-The Government will stimulate ultralight spraying to reduce costs in agricultural production.

-Equal to land access is strategic for the enjoyment of the right to food, rural housing and the sustainable development of urban settlements, condition whereby the national Government honors the International Covenant on economic rights, social and cultural of the United Nations, and is committed to promoting equitable land reform, reduce the concentration of ownership of the land and facilitating the access of peasants to farm property and the competitive production of food and agricultural inputs.
5 social capitalism in public services - in order to overcome situations of financial crisis of public providers of public utilities companies, and prior subscription of stringent adjustment programmes, the Government can encourage, when in his opinion it is viable, schemes of participation of users, workers, creditors, investors and other groups (social capitalism) citizens as part of a comprehensive strategy to restore its operational and financial viability. For this purpose you can promote the establishment of funds that may acquire equity ownership of these companies as part of the charity sector, whenever possible, or developing financing schemes conditioned their participation in its administration.
-For the protection of the public and social heritage and continuity in the provision of the service, you will provide to the Superintendent for domestic public services of resources and mechanisms that will enable it to address the process of possession and liquidation of companies for domestic public services more efficiently.
-Tools will be implemented so that settlement agents to celebrate the acts and contracts that are required, within the process of liquidation, so that another company take over the respective service within a reasonable time and, thus, to ensure the continuous delivery of the same.
6 development of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises - the strategy of promoting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises will be focused towards two goals: a) Elimination of restrictions on access to financing and reduced costs, and b) design and development of comprehensive support instruments.
These objectives are to be accomplished through two mechanisms: first, measures which build confidence to the interior of the financial market and rationalization of development banks, looking for greater coherence and impact on development by financial institutions credit.
Second, programmes that develop basic micro-entrepreneurs in business skills: contribute to productive diversification and the generalization of higher value-added of microenterprise products, which will be financed with resources from the Colombian Fund for modernization and technological development of Micro, small and medium enterprises, Fomipyme, structuring projects from the demand for services of micro-entrepreneurs organized by production lines and geographic location.
-In the same way, it will develop programs and projects that connect to micro-entrepreneurs with new markets, establishing business alliances and development of marketing of products, promoting at the same time strengthening its business and trade union organizations, looking for increasing capacity of negotiation against markets and economies of scale.
-The Fomipyme will promote projects in each region in accordance with their priorities and potential.
7. quality of urban life in order to achieve the sustainable development of cities, the Government will implement the following programs:-decentralisation of the housing national system; so the housing developments will be framed on the policies of regional development in coordination with regional or local authorities, in this sense, the national Government will facilitate and stimulate the integration of government resources and cooperate with the development of planning and management instruments.
-Cooperation and strengthening of the housing information systems linked with systems of territorial and socio-economic information to support the processes of management and control policy and participation.
-Development of the housing policy in the context of land use planning by both the housing will be integrated with urban management plans and the structuring elements of the territory as a public space, mobility and transport and the public utilities.
-Development of instruments and control mechanisms to ensure the quality of the housing projects.
-Strategic alliances by integrating the efforts and resources of the private sector in its business, solidarity and community expressions with research and academic centres.
-Development and promotion of popular housing organizations.
-Attention to the population displaced by violence because of the internal conflict.
-Reduction of the quantitative and qualitative deficits in housing under the following lines of action: new housing in processes of expansion (especially in intermediate cities); renewal and consolidation urban, improving housing integrated in areas urban and rural, resettlement of population by factors of risk environmental and renewal urban.
-Management real estate in the protection of inhabitants of housing of interest social with: the impulse to the regime of lease of housing urban with innovation of modalities that lead to it housing in property consulting them peculiarities socio-cultural and socio-economic of the population Colombian, degree of premises prior regularization urban, and access to housing used with criterion of habitability and mobility socio-economic.
-Development and planning of spaces conducive to improve quality of life of the first childhood (gestation up to 5 or 6 years).
-Create spaces recreational that favor the development comprehensive of the individual.
-Reduce them high levels of concentration of the wealth and the property, phenomenon causing of the greater part of the inequity social existing.
8 prevention and mitigation of natural hazards in the area of prevention and mitigation of disasters, the Government will advance the following programs:-it will be deepened and will disclose the knowledge on risks of natural and anthropogenic origin.
-Will include the prevention and mitigation of risks in the planning and territorial and sectoral investment.
-Will seek to reduce the financial vulnerability of Government disaster.
-Will seek to optimize the mechanisms of State's response to these events.

-The national Government, in accordance with its powers, may finance completion of the pipeline and adaptation of Brooks that threaten to disaster. In the same sense development programs for their environmental axes it rollará.
9. strengthening of ethnic groups - the Presidential Department for ethnic affairs will coordinate with ministries the design and definition of policies conducive to raising the standard of living of the ethnic groups and ensure their participation in decisions that concern them.
-Conciliation schemes are searched with the indigenous and Afro-Colombian for the improvement of their living conditions and it will ensure that the financial and credit system services will be extended to these communities.
-Will move forward in the legal instruments that favour the development of the raizal population of the archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina Department.
-In relation to the ROM (Gypsies) will propose mechanisms that recognize their rights and their customary practices. Programmes and projects will be promoted to improve their living conditions.
-Will facilitate indigenous peoples to design their own life plans in line with their worldview. The State will support their development and implementation and will ensure compliance with the conventions and international treaties for a comprehensive development of the rights of indigenous peoples.
-In the departments with the indigenous population, the implementation of resources of the regional projects by sectorize that it has corresponded them, is regarded as one of the criteria for the definition of the projects, the indigenous population weight in those departments, in correspondence with their life plans. Of the fit regional assigned to the Department in programs of health, education, and sanitation basic you will have in has projects of etnosalud, ethno-education and sanitation basic of them communities indigenous.
-The Government arrange and design a strategy to guide national, regional and inter-agency resource to promote the acquisition of land, establishment, extension and renovation of guards for indigenous peoples.
-The Ministry of the Interior design and define policies conducive to raising the standard of living of the ethnic groups and ensure their participation in decisions that concern them.
-The Government will seek to implement the National Development Plan for the Afro-Colombian population, towards a multi-ethnic and multicultural nation, formulated by the National Planning Department in 1998.
-The national Government will take special emergency measures to guarantee human rights and repair the negative effects caused by the armed conflict.
-Promote a special programme of acquisition and endowment of land to black communities who have no land or who possess it poorly. Also will be implemented, with the support of local authorities, a politics of legalization and securitization of residential properties in substandard areas, boost the access of the black community in different housing programs and contribute to areas, cultural, sports and recreation, equipment ensure a policy of employment, health and access to credits of promotions and cooperation resources that serve as bases for strengthening the processes of productive development.
-Allocate resources and arrange with the Afro-Colombian communities the formulation of a plan of integral development long term pursuant to law 70 of 1993, from his vision and ethno-cultural particularities.
-Strengthen institutionality to ensure involvement and visualization of the black communities and the promotion of their culture and their heritage building.
-As a recognition of the proposals that the communities are building Afro-Colombian, indigenous and mestizo and in development of international commitments will be driven State policy, for the strategic ecoregion of the Colombian Pacific, taking as a basis the Pacific Agenda 21 and the Pacific Plan.
-In the areas identified within the basic land use Plan as of indigenous Coalition, where are planned infrastructure works of interest of the municipality and/or development of the ZEEE, decision of land use will be excluded from the process of consultation with the indigenous authorities and will be under the jurisdiction of the Municipal Council of corresponding Territorial Planning.
-Be designed a comprehensive program of registration and identification involving all ethnic groups existing in accordance with the provisions of the rules.
-Will be driven in accordance with the fiscal possibilities the adoption of international instruments for the protection to indigenous peoples.
-The Government will support the strengthening of intercultural indigenous education according to the ethno-educational principles contained in its PCI.
10 women builders of peace and development - development of the national Constitution, in fulfilment of international commitments undertaken by Colombia and the pósito pro of development with gender equity and equal opportunities between women and men, the national Government will advance the policy for women. This will be done through the Presidential Advisory Office for the equality of women, which will coordinate a process of consultation with ministries and other public entities, to articulate the gender dimension in their programmes and budgets, within the framework of the strategies and programmes, referred to in the National Development Plan.
-Develop a Plan for equality and equity in opportunities between men and women. Shall be the functions of the Presidential Ministry of equality for women. Be formulated a plan of public communication for equity between women and men and between generations, and they will be diffused and they promoted the rights of women to impact domestic and sexual violence.
-Encourage the women of scarce resources and especially to women heads of households, which is previously identified for assistance in health, education, housing, recreation and employment on a priority basis.
-To create a national information system with regard to the work carried out by the entities dealing with the subject of women, which pick up local and regional experiences.
-Direct and autonomous participation of women's organizations in the different national and local processes of dialogue and political negotiation of the social and armed conflict that involves and represents the interests of the diversity of women's Social movement.

11 support, promotion and promotion of sport and physical recreation and physical education - the national Government, through the Colombian Sports Institute, Coldeportes, shall take the necessary measures to comply with article 52 the constitutional, which provides sport and recreation, part of education constitute social spending. For which will take into account the "National Plan for the development of the Colombian sport 2003-2008".
D. the renovation of the Administration publishes the Government national will promote a renewal of the public administration based on three components: a) strengthening citizen participation;
b) adoption of a new culture of management of the public, and c) progress in decentralization and its articulation with land use planning.
The benefits embodied in the chapter 2 of the law 790 of 2002, shall apply to public servants removed from service in development of the program of renewal of the public administration of national order, starting from the 1st of September 2002 and until January 31, 2004.
Jurisprudence validity in accordance with the regulations issued by the national Government, the economic recognition provided for in article 8 of the law 790 of 2002, will be paid for one period not exceeding 12 months; programs of improvement of labour competencies covered by article 12 of the law, as well as the special protection established in article 12 thereof, shall apply until 31 January 2004, except for next servers related to retirement, warranty period must respect to the recognition of the retirement or old-age pension.
Jurisprudence entry into force 1. Strengthening of citizen participation – will strengthen citizen participation in the definition, implementation and monitoring of the public tasks. The commitment with the public will be driven from basic education. It will promote and facilitate the integration and participation of community oversight on the activities of the administration.
-In the territorial administrations will promote the participation of citizens "and community organizations - in the preparation of budgets and in the formulation, monitoring and evaluation of public policy decisions affecting them.
-Information systems will be created to provide citizens with access in real time to information on public administration, such as payroll administration, tax accounts, administrative procurement processes and the implementation of public investment.
-Will develop models of evaluation and qualification of public management that will be in harmony with the scheme of evaluation of decentralization and territorial governance.
-Is will stimulate the participation citizen and its relationship with the Administration public both on the level territorial as national. One of the main mechanisms of participation and consultation will be communal councils of Government, in which meet citizenship, local authorities and the national Government.
-Similarly, the national Government will support the National Council of planning activities that are aimed at the strengthening of the processes of participatory planning and structuring and consolidation of the national system of planning.
-There will be actions aimed at updating and training of the members of the assemblies, councils and local administrative boards.
2. a new culture of management of the public - are inco rporaran concepts and practices of modern management to the management of public entities.
-Will establish a State policy in terms of austerity, to be applied in the national agenda. The cost of the State apparatus and the bureaucracy will be reduced and privileges will be removed.
-Carry out a redesign institutional within each State Agency, to increase efficiency and management through a recomposition of the plant to the missionary work.
-Executes a set of cross-cutting reforms seeking to solve the structural problems of the State, in terms of planning, budget, procurement, administrative and judicial defense of the State and management of public assets.
-Move forward in expeditious results evaluation processes and will strengthen the Government line and unified information systems program.
-The national budget will be an efficient instrument for economic and social policy; to which you must adhere to the macroeconomic and fiscal constraints. The determination of the priorities of public expenditure must be transparent and allow an efficient allocation of public resources. A reform of the budget system, which will be guided by international standards, and will be aimed at generating greater budget flexibility will carry out. Likewise, a communication strategy will be developed so that citizens have a better understanding of the budget and are able to exercise proper surveillance of the approval and execution of the same.
-The National Administrative Department of statistics, DANE, adopt and implement a national policy of information, with the purpose of providing the public administration of strategic, reliable, timely, quality information, and which will help to improve decision-making, the adoption of public policies and the monitoring of public management. This policy must respect the principles of safety, accessibility, relevance, opportunity, efficiency and quality of the information.
-The National Planning Department will define the information that the agencies and national or local public entities, public servants and persons who exercise public functions or providing public services on behalf of the State, meet work of supervision in State contracts or administering public resources, they will be required to provide and publish, for the purposes of ensuring the follow-up of public administration; as well as parameters, the periodicity and policy-makers to provide and publish this information; and mechanisms for the dissemination of monitoring and evaluation of results of the public administration, in the framework of the national system of evaluation.

-Will be the corruption problem of State treatment, understood not only as looting of the public Treasury, but also as a phenomenon associated with public decisions not consulting the general interest, to encourage personal interests or group. The fight against corruption will be main shaft of procurement reform. For this purpose State entities will disclose in advance their programs and hiring and investment budgets and the characteristics of the projects that will advance through technological means. Each entity implement audits of quality and delivery of services to citizens. Stimulate the watch using oversight that ensure transparency in State management.
-Be attacked head-on the phenomenon of corruption in its various forms as a State problem, whether by action or omission, based its consideration as a State problem, both in the definition and implementation of various actions that prevent it and punish it so exemplary, basically through the application of the law of repetition and the anti-corruption Statute.
-In accordance with the provisions of article 103 of the Act 788 of 2002, once initiated the investigation by the competent authority, the nominating institution through its Board of Directors shall immediately suspend the pre-dried official.
Jurisprudence validity - The Government will coordinate the implementation of a program of recruitment so that the linking of public officials to be determined through open competitions (meritocracy).
-Strengthening of the programme of technological upgrading of the Registrar - renewal massive document of citizen identification. He Government national will study alternative viable of financing that link to the sector private and to other countries, in a process of renewal mass of the document of identification citizen.
3 progress in decentralization and territorial development - the deepening of decentralization and territorial autonomy will mainly come within the framework of the law of land that the national Government will promote in the Congress of the Republic until its final approval.
-The Government will coordinate with local authorities the formulation of a policy of territorial development, in order to build internal capacity in the territories.
-Also the creation of regions will be promoted.
-Planning and territorial strategic management processes and mechanisms of regional consolidation of different scale, inviting will be advanced and cohesionen the will of local and regional authorities and generate dynamic s of joint work between development actors, public and private. Departmental initiatives will also be supported with the "guidelines of land use planning - as strategic for the departments and the country in general."
-Likewise, support strategies and urbano-regionales processes that structured networks of intermediate cities and children, articulated with the rural spaces that stimulate and integrate the peripheral zones of the country. The definition of a regional model will serve as a frame of reference for the implementation of the policy of housing and construction.
-The Government will formulate a national prospective plan of territorial development, which must be from widely concerted and participatory formulation of a national vision for development.
-Ability to design and apply a comprehensive system of permanent evaluation of decentralization, territorial governance and land management through comprehensive information systems and indicators that serve as support for planning and decision-making. It will be supported with economic and technical resources the Assembly of local and departmental information systems, so consolidate a unique Territorial information system, which is comprehensive and that articulates three levels of territorial and sectoral information.
-Municipalities and districts, will and shall take the socio-economic stratification of municipal or district capitals and rural towns, later than twelve (12) months from the date on which the competent entity define methodologies and the municipalities which corresponds to apply them.
Public utilities companies, apply it to recovery of public services more than five (5) months after having been adopted by the mayor or the Governor's Office in the case of San Andrés, San Andrés y Providencia Department.
Validity notes previous legislation - The supply of credit and co-financing territorial be reorganized so they have uniform and transparent access mechanisms and resources be directed towards key sectors for territorial development. The Government, based on the powers granted by Congress, will issue a procedural and punitive regime of taxes to local authorities which allows them to have tools to improve its tax management.
-Be formulated the policy of integration and border development, taking into account the norms and instruments.
-The Government will lead sessions of joint work between the local governments and the private sector to advance the creation of joint visions of the territory in the long term.
-The possibility of incorporating new forms of municipal government will be discussed in order to ensure the best provision of local services.
-Cadastral update will also support in the rural areas, whereas it is required throughout the territory as a fundamental input to improve planning processes and to collect information and fiscal strengthening of local bodies.
-Implement a program related to land use planning and strategic environmental assessment in the rural theme, considering that fundamental part of Territorial planning schemes is the rural and environmental component, issues that also require evaluation and support, and that require continuity and updating.

-The Government will stimulate programs City region such as Bucaramanga, Medellin - Valle de Aburra and Bogotá - Cundinamarca. In this last national Government will continue supporting the process of the Bureau of planning Regional Bogota - Cundinamarca, initiated by the Department of Cundinamarca, the Capital District, the CAR and the nation, through the design and implementation of a concerted regional policy, the development of investment projects and instruments and incentives for regional development.
E regional investment projects the projects listed below are consistent with fiscal targets and subject with the existence of current resources additional to those referred to in the Plan:-road paving 5,000 km. completion projects underway.
National network maintenance.
Completion projects in execution. Department of Nariño.
Completion projects in execution-Bolívar - the Manza, Quibdó.
-National tracks running circumambulate to the galleys.
Grass-Buesaco-La Union-mojarras.
The Pedregal-Túquerres.
The Empate-San Jose-san Bernardo - La Cruz, San Pablo.
-Colombia deep community infrastructure in the regions of the Pacific, South, East and the Caribbean terrace over the inter-Andean depressed areas.
-YUMA River project: Recovery transport fluvial and port Magdalena river and Cauca river port improvement.
Improving port rivers goal and Zulia.
Fluvial and port improvement shaft Atrato-rio Quito-rio San Juan.
Fluvial and port improvement barbecue Cartagena-Bahia Bay, Canal del Dique.
-Airport maintenance of airport infrastructure and aeronautics.
Improvement and construction Community airports - Santa Ana airport.
Improvement and construction Pacific Coast airports.
-Concessions Bogota-Girardot.
Bogota-Honda - the Golden.
Award of the South (South of the Cauca and Nariño).
Granting of Santander.
Valle de Aburrá-East extension.
Regional partnership minor concessions.
Security contingent.
Interconnection between 90 and 90 a. - system rail activation concessions North and Pacific routes.
Extension Carthage - the Felisa-Bolombolo Zarzal-La Tebaida.
Second coal line.
Studies inactive sections.
-Port maintenance national public ports access channels.
Dredging Tumaco, Buenaventura, Cartagena and Barranquilla.
Official support of port expansion in Buenaventura.
Port Pacific nurse studies.
Studies Tribugá port nurse, in the Department of Chocó.
-Trails - specific regional projects.

Article 9 Programs values. The values assigned in public investment 2002-2006 National Plan for main programs described in the previous article are expressed by sectors in the following table, figures in million pesos of 2002: investment PLAN 2003-2006 million in constant pesos 2002 TOTAL SECTORESCentral (3) Des - centralized system (4) General participates - general investment fund for the peace 1.760.021.820. privadaTotal Cionesparticipacion Gobierno989.111.315.588.990.000.00994.700.30 Defensa2.907.066.11355.459. Justicia715.914. finance 4.378.357. agriculture Social 936. (1) 12.722.831.421.140.133.2451.872. infrastructure (2) 5.528.208.718.136.570.210.0016.542.272.2130.207.051.14
Control406.857. half Ambiente177.767.470.000.000.00177.767.47 regional investment agencies by sectorizar1. TOTAL GENERAL31.522.186.369.637.751.4551.872.282.0519.642.590.91112.674.810.77 source: DNP - DIFP.
(1) corresponds to health, work, education, culture, housing, basic sanitation and royalties.
(2) includes communications, transportation, mines and energy and mass transit systems.
(3) branches, legislative, Judicial and Executive, organization Ele ctoral, public prosecutor's Office, accounting and public establishments of the national order.
(4) industrial enterprises and State commercial and mixed economy companies.
The total amount of expenses carried out for the implementation of this Plan shall not exceed in any case the amount of available resources in accordance with the national Government's macroeconomic Plan.


ARTICLE 10. LEGAL PRIORITY OF THE PLAN. In accordance with the third subparagraph of article 341 of the Constitution, public content in this Act Investment Plan will have priority over all other laws. Consequently, their mandates shall be suitable for its implementation mechanisms and supplemented the existing ones without the issuance of subsequent laws.

ARTICLE 11. EVALUATION OF THE DEVELOPMENT PLAN. To strengthen public management aimed at the achievement of the results of the Development Plan, the national Government, within the framework of the national system of assessment, shall regulate schemes of follow-up, evaluation, incentives and dissemination of results, that will ensure the efficiency, effectiveness and transparency in the allocation of resources. In any case, the Congress of the Republic, through the economic commissions, he will appoint two (2) members of each one of them will take part in the monitoring and evaluation of the Plan, which will present a semi-annual report of its results to each of the Chambers. Likewise, they shall conclude with the national Government the inclusion of investment contained in the category of "investment regional by sectorize - that is article 6 of this law, that can run on the budget of the 2003 term.
Jurisprudence validity article 12. RESTRICTION ON OPERATING COSTS. To implement this Plan, they except the restriction on operating costs referred to in article 19 of the law 790 of 2002, for pensions, health, defence, the General system of participation and other transfers that designate the law.

ARTICLE 13. SOCIAL CAPITALIZATION FUNDS. Social capitalization funds as mechanisms of recovery, stabilization and capitalization of the companies for domestic public services existing may become or which constitute, which will facilitate the development of business solutions to ensure the viability and continuity of the provision of the service. Through these funds can channel to public utilities in those investments by all sorts of people including, among others, users, workers in such enterprises, private creditors, investors, the nation, when it deems it appropriate, and other public entities.
PARAGRAPH 1o. These funds can be as self-contained estates administered by trust entities, contracted in the form agreed by the contributors and governed by the rules of private law. The Trust Committee will involve representatives of the contributors to the Fund.
2nd paragraph. These funds may be constituted by the Superintendent for domestic public services when public companies for domestic public services is subject to takeover, or by the same company, according to the legal provisions governing contracts of mercantile trust. Events of companies involved, the respective contract and its amendments may be only held after approval by the Superintendent for domestic public services.
PARAGRAPH 3o. In the case of funds aimed at restructuring, recovery or stabilization of enterprises of domestic public services, the nation and its decentralized entities, may made only contribution deemed appropriate, prior signing of setting financial, operational and labor agreements.
Article 14 entry into force notes. AUTHORIZATION TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIAL CAPITALIZATION FUNDS. It authorizes the nation and decentralized entities of the national order, when they see fit, to invest all or part of their debts with companies for domestic public services official or mixed in the background of Social capital.
The nation and its decentralized entities, prior compliance with the requirements laid down in the preceding paragraph, may also restructure its debts in the companies concerned. The breach of the Convention of setting financial, operating and labor will give place to the application of the clause aceleratoria.
PARAGRAPH. In the case of funds aimed at restructuring, stabilization or recovery of enterprises of domestic public services, the nation and its decentralized entities, may made only contribution deemed appropriate, prior signing of setting financial, operational and labor agreements.
Entry into force article 15 notes. RESTRUCTURING OF THE PROVISION OF THE SERVICE.
Effective legislation previous jurisprudence article 16. AUTHORIZATION TO FEN. To ensure continuity in the provision of the public utilities, is authorized to the national energy financial, FEN, or entity to make their times, to create support mechanisms to the Superintendent for domestic public services in the process of taking possession for the purpose of liquidation of public companies for domestic public services.

ARTICLE 17. OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE INFORMATION. All agencies and national or local public entities, public servants and persons, natural or legal, public or private, that exercise public functions, provide public services on behalf of the State, meet work of supervision in State contracts or manage resources, are obliged to provide the information needed for forward planning programmes monitoring and control, bound for instances that appropriate them handling of the same in accordance with the law.
National and territorial public entities responsible for the design and implementation of public policies aimed at the satisfaction of economic, social and cultural rights set out in the instruments of international human rights and in the Constitution, it shall provide to the Office of the Ombudsman the information that it requires to carry out the monitoring and evaluation of these policies and establish to what extent the same develop economic rights social and cultural respective and comply with the obligations which they impose on the Colombian State. This information will be provided in the terms established in the articles 284 of the Constitution and 15, 16 and 17 of law 24 of 1992.
The Office of the Ombudsman will produce reports in which be designated the degree of adequacy of design and execution of public policies evaluated with economic, social and cultural rights, as well as the level of progressive realization of the latter by the former. Likewise, these reports will the relevant recommendations for the design and execution of the evaluated policies reflect the Colombian State's obligations in the field of economic, social and cultural rights. These reports and their recommendations will be presented each year to the economic commissions and the plenaries of the Congress of the Republic.
The national Government will review existing information systems and shall adopt the provisions necessary to ensure the articulation, efficiency, effectiveness and avoid duplication.
The National Administrative Department of statistics, the National Planning Department and the Office of the Ombudsman will, in a concerted manner, designed a system of indicators that establish the progress or setbacks registered in regard to the effectiveness of the economic, social and cultural rights set out in international human rights instruments and the Constitution.
Agencies and entities responsible for the reception and information consolidation may request provided such information corresponds to the mission, purpose and functions laid down in the law for such entities.
SECTION two concordances.

ARTICLE 18. CONTRACTS FOR WORKS AND SERVICES IN DETENTION CENTRES. You can advance the design, construction and the adequacy of detention centers as well as providing the services necessary for the operation and safety of the same, and those associated with treatments aimed at the rehabilitation of inmates, through the conclusion of contracts of concession or other contractual schemes provided for in the existing legal order applicable to public entities, allowing individuals to the execution of such works or the provision of such services.

ARTICLE 19. GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE. Amending article 4o of the law 69 of 1993, which will be thus: "the national Government, through the national agricultural credit Commission, established the agricultural insurance in accordance with the following guidelines.
1. the calculation of the premium safe agricultural will be given agricultural risks, actuarial calculations and technical studies being developed for this purpose.
2. the insurance will be implemented progressively, according to productions, regions and risks.
3. the insurance will cover the total of investments per unit of production financed with credit resources or resources of the producer in agricultural activities.
4. the agricultural insurance includes deductibles depending on the form of insurance, the kind of production, and the insured risks, which shall be borne by the insured compulsorily.
The Commission national of credit agricultural may noted them events in which them credits to the sector agricultural must contemplate it coverage of the safe agricultural to avoid that its coverage and viability are affected by the antiseleccion.
PARAGRAPH. The national Government shall establish rules so that the insurance entities perform the function of subscription and coverage of the risks referred to in the law".

ARTICLE 20. NATIONAL FUND FOR AGRICULTURAL RISKS. Modify article 6 of law 69 of 1993, which will thus be: "Create the National Fund for agricultural risks which will need treatment of Fondo-Cuenta administered by the Fund for the financing of the Agricultural Sector, Finagro, or who make their times, without legal personality or plant personnel."
Entry into force article 21 notes. OBJECT OF THE FUND. Modify the 7th articles of law 69 of 1993 and 75 of the law 633 of 2000, which will be thus: "the Fund shall allocate resources to complement the reinsurance coverage for insurance that covers the agricultural producers, when there are failures in the international market of reinsurance involving not granting." The Commission was born end of agricultural credit will be studied and will define the convenience of establishing a subsidy to premiums covering producers and a mechanism for granting by type of product in accordance with the capacities of the Fund and providing for the sustainability of the scheme. The national agricultural credit Commission will set the rules in accordance with which the Fund shall comply with this function, the amount of the contribution that should assume the insurance companies who have authorized the agricultural insurance industry in this event, the way how the premiums and the shape and proportion will be distributed as claims will be paid".
Entry into force article 22 notes. ADMINISTERING THE AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE COMPANIES. In order to manage the insurance covering farmers, insurance companies may constitute a technical service companies specialized in the operation of this insurance. These companies will not have the character of insurance company. Accordingly, the functions that meet are complementary of the insurance activities of entities involved in its capital.

ARTICLE 23. FUNCTIONS OF THE MANAGERS OF THE AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE COMPANIES. Societies administering of the agricultural insurance will have the following functions: 1. managing risks arising from insurance covering agricultural producers, in the name and on behalf of insurance companies that participate in its capital.
2 adjust, settle and pay claims on behalf and on behalf of insurance companies that participate in its capital.
3 carry out statistical studies and required for the agricultural insurance actuarial and technical research.
4. any other directly related to their special and exclusive corporate purpose.

ARTICLE 24. COMPREHENSIVE ALLOWANCE. Amending article 20 of the law 160 of 1994 which will be thus: "to establish a comprehensive grant that will be awarded only once, for the development of production projects in production systems business, with principles of competitiveness, equity and sustainability, to integrate small and medium-sized producers beneficiaries of agrarian reform programs, located in the geographical sectors defined according to the criteria of the previous article.
Jurisprudence effect the amount of the subsidy include the value of land and additional investments, such as: Fixed Capital, land suitability, training and technical assistance and marketing, certain in the productive project and will be awarded once the subject of agrarian reform, in accordance with policies that point the Ministry of agriculture and Rural Development, to the eligibility criteria to be determined by the Board of Directors of the Incora or whoever does their times , and in the areas defined in the planning of the agrarian reform process.
Sources of funding from this grant will be obtained from the national budget, resources from international cooperation, direct donations and the participation of the private sector."

ARTICLE 25. THE COMPREHENSIVE GRANT MANAGEMENT. Amending article 21 of the law 160 of 1994 which will be thus: "the comprehensive subsidy that is the previous article will be administered and awarded by the Colombian Agrarian Reform Institute or who do their times, which must monitor its implementation and define the mechanisms of evaluation, monitoring and control".

ARTICLE 26. THE COMPREHENSIVE SUBSIDY CONDITIONS. Amending article 22 of the law 160 of 1994, which will be thus: "the granting of comprehensive subsidy will be effective provided that the productive project present technical, economic and social viability conditions that guarantee their competitiveness, equity and sustainability, conditions that will be evaluated and certified by Incora or who do their times, and in accordance with budgetary availability."
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To ensure the efficiency of public investment and the destination, the beneficiaries of the subsidy must sign a contract operation and operation in which determined their commitments and responsibilities, for a period not less than the one defined in the productive project and in no case less than five (5) years. The breach of contract will generate immediate withdrawal of the subsidy and the loss of their patrimonial rights generated within the productive project.
The amount of the subsidy to buy land may be 100% of the value of the property."

ARTICLE 27. CONTRACT OF ASSIGNMENT OR TEMPORARY POSSESSION. In the areas defined in the planning process of agrarian reform, acquired or expropriated by Incora land or who their times, may surrender to the beneficiaries through a contract of assignment or interim possession for a term of five (5) years, prior definition of the project to develop, at whose end the Institute shall transfer your domain , provided that prove to have established them competitive and sustainable agricultural enterprises.
Case law effective during the term of the contract, the beneficiaries will receive exclusively concerning additional investment subsidy, such as: Fixed Capital, land suitability, training and technical assistance and marketing, certain in the productive project and will be awarded once the subject of agrarian reform, in accordance with policies that point to the Ministry of agriculture and Rural Development to eligibility criteria determined by the directive Board of the Incora, or whoever does their times.
If during the term of the contract the beneficiary fail to comply with obligations in charge, Incora, or who make their times, by duly motivated administrative act will determine their exclusion of the agricultural enterprise, by choosing at the same new beneficiary, who will jointly provide the amount of the investment made by the unfulfilled beneficiary.

ARTICLE 28. OTHER FORMS OF ACCESS TO LAND. Incora, or who make their times, promote other forms of access to land, in order to expand the access of farmers to their use and exploitation, which shall aim to: 1. link property of the State in any of the levels, by contract of bailment or lease according to productive projects of small and medium-sized enterprises.
2 recover abandoned land of land reform, agricultural business with choice of Exchange to new producers or displaced.
3. use lands received by the State for any reason or by any procedure.
4 lease premises, for the time of duration of the productive projects, or leasing with option to purchase.
5 form societies of shared risks, based on clear contracts on distribution of profits.
6 link lands acquired by the State for agrarian reform, Contracting their adaptations and development with an executing company to be administered once achieved a balance of projects. Producers who received land are linked from the outset with labor by jornal, and generate a savings fund for the subsequent purchase of land and its exploitation, according to parameters of agrarian reform.
7. promote contracts free loan between individuals, whose celebration will also entitle the subsidy for the project.
All the above options are subject to budget availabilities.
Jurisprudence validity article 29. LEASE WITH OPTION TO PURCHASE. In areas defined in the planning of the agrarian reform process, when the farmers presented a project to develop it on the property lease with option to purchase, by the conclusion of the relevant contract for a minimum term of five (5) years, you will receive exclusively subsidy relating to lease cannon and/or complementary investments in the productive project , and will be awarded once the subject of agrarian reform, in accordance with policies that point to the Ministry of agriculture and Rural Development, and the eligibility criteria to be determined by the Board of Directors of the Incora or whoever does their times.
If during the term of the contract the beneficiary fail to comply with obligations in charge, Incora, or who make their times, by administrative act duly motivated, will determine their exclusion of the agricultural enterprise, and can select a new beneficiary, who will jointly provide the amount of the investment made by the unfulfilled beneficiary in the same Act. In the event for the acquisition of the property, the beneficiaries will get concerning the land grant.

ARTICLE 30. RESOURCES FOR INCENTIVE TO THE RURAL CAPITALIZATION, ICR. For the term of three (3) years from the exercise with cutting at December 31, 2002, no less than fifty percent (50%) of gross earnings that in each year pay the Fund for the financing of the Agricultural Sector, Finagro, will move to the the incentive program to the Rural capitalization, ICR, created by the Act 101 of 1993.
If it were to add the General budget of the nation with any percentage of profits from the Agrarian Bank they must be reinvested in its entirety in programmes and investment projects in the agricultural and rural sector.

ARTICLE 31. INCENTIVE FORESTRY. Them taxpayers of the tax on the income forced to present statement of income within the country, that established new crops forest have right to deduct of the amount of the tax on the income until the thirty percent (30%) of the investment certified by them corporations autonomous regional or it authority environmental competent, whenever not exceed of the twenty percent (20%) of the tax basic of income determined by the respective year or period taxable.

ARTICLE 32. TREATMENT SPECIAL FRONT DISTORTION EXTERNAL. All coming from abroad agricultural products, which have been the subject of internal support to production or export subsidies or economic or monetary policies with impact of distortion in prices, create unfair competition to national production upon entering the country. For these reasons, Colombia will establish special treatment according to the case, including tariff policies for those products in which external distortions adversely affect domestic producers at the expense of your income and the national employment. This treatment takes on special significance when the affected are the rural populations of the country.

Verification of the presence of internal subsidies or subsidies on the products to be imported, or policies monetary or economic distortional national Government will determine them, and be invited to the discussion to the Guild of the production to which belong the product in question.

ARTICLE 33. FINANCING OF PROJECTS OF IRRIGATION. The financing of projects of irrigation through long-term loans will encourage business initiatives and farms of rural economy. Bilateral agreements will be searched to obtain advice, credit and technology. The recovery of investments shall be effected by concession and charging fees for the use of water.

ARTICLE 34. ABOUT THE DISCOUNT WINDOW IN THE AGRICULTURAL AND LIVESTOCK SECTOR. The Fund for agricultural financing, Finagro, will continue as a specialized and independent entity, and as the core of the national system of agricultural and Rural, constituted credit as a mixed economy company of national, organized order as establishment of credit, linked to the Ministry of agriculture and Rural Development, with its own patrimony and administrative autonomy.
De igual forma, Finagro continuará administrando el Fondo Agropecuario de Garantías, FAG, como fondo especializado para garantizar los créditos que se otorguen dentro del Sistema Nacional de Crédito Agropecuario y Rural.

ARTICLE 35. BETTER USE OF PUBLIC RESOURCES. The field in action of the Plan Colombia program resources will be handled from the institutional structure established in the Ministry of agriculture and Rural development.

ARTICLE 36. INVESTMENT GUARANTEE. In development and fulfillment of articles 79 and 80 of the Constitution, the legally constituted companies before the entry into force of this law, and whose sole purpose is the reforestation and sustainable exploitation of forests, State issued them, through its insurance company, upon payment and within fifteen (15) days of the request , the respective policies that will ensure the whole of the investment according to the commercial appraisal that is made of the same.

ARTICLE 37. STIMULUS TO FUMIGATION WITH ULTRALIGHT. In order to promote agricultural development and the incorporation of new technologies with the best technical, economic and environmental conditions, Civil Aeronautics granted special permission for the operation of ultralight air vehicles in agricultural and livestock activities. The national Government shall establish requirements for such purposes.

ARTICLE 38. PAYMENTS TO IPS. Payment to competent local authorities carry out the IPS public or private, for the provision of the health the non poor service in it not covered by subsidies to the demand, will bear in the purchase of health services through payment methods, which are consistent with the amount and value of the services actually provided in the terms agreed in the respective contracts.
The transfer of resources does not constitute a form of payment. Only resources may be transferred when they seek to guarantee basic services by public entities where monopolistic market conditions and lenders are not financially sustainable in terms of efficiency, according to the conditions and requirements that establish the rules of procedure. The CNSSS * define basic services covered by this article.
The national Government shall establish, within the first month of entry into force of this law, methodology that will apply to local authorities for the definition of the modalities of payment referred to in this article.
Each territorial entity that has jurisdiction be defined within three (3) months from the entry into force of this law, the prioritization of spending by population structure and epidemiological profile, based on available resources, in accordance with the General guidelines that defines the Ministry of Social protection, without prejudice to the future adjustments that are necessary against variations that occur in the above factors.
PARAGRAPH 1o. The provision of the services of institutional delivery of emergency and the expanded programme on immunization in special immunization days will not require prior order or contract and recognition will be in accordance with the provisions in force.
2nd paragraph. When under exceptional circumstances and attending regulations, Min isterio of Social protection do contracting for the provision of health services, this must be supported by methods of payment that are consistent with the amount and value of the services actually provided, in the terms agreed in the respective contracts.
Validity notes concordances article 39. QUALIFICATION CRITERIA. Enabling the institutions, services providers, administering the subsidized scheme and health promoting companies, must be considered criteria of environment, accessibility, timeliness and quality in the provision of services to users, as well as the technical, administrative, and financial conditions that ensure the appropriate provision of services and the management of risk in health.
The national Government and local authorities may contribute to the financing of studies and adequacy in contributions of public hospitals that are in the danger zone.
Article 40 concordances. MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC HEALTH. The direction of the Territorial entity will assume the management of public health developed the system of monitoring and evaluation of health status, and the formulation of local policy, the achievement of priority public health goals defined by the Ministry of Social protection, in accordance with the law 715 of 2001.
PARAGRAPH. To contribute to the development of effective management in health, the territorial councils of Social Security will be strengthened in the exercise of social control and other functions assigned by law.

ARTICLE 41. HEALTH HUMAN RESOURCES POLICIES. The Ministry of Social protection in performance of their duties shall establish policy formation and training of human resources of health jointly with the Ministry of national education, as well as policy and mechanisms for accreditation of the human resources of health in exercise. In this sense, scholarships, credits enshrined in paragraph 1 of article 193 of law 100 of 1993, will be delivered taking into account the priority training needs of the workforce in the clinical areas and sector research health, focusing in accordance with the capacity of funding recipients, the regional needs and available resources According to the conditions that set the rules.


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