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Policy Coordination, Brazil

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Policy collaboration; Policy coordination; Policy integration


The policy coordination is a task usually attributed to the chief of the Executive Branch to integrate departments and processes to guarantee the governability aiming at conducting public policies and providing services to society.


One of the fundamental challenges of Brazilian public governance, policy coordination involves the hard task in articulating institutions; integrating processes, rules, systems, bureaucracy, and stakeholders to improve integration between different levels and spheres of the public sector; and avoiding redundancies and gaps in order to generate, preserve, and deliver public value.

Plenty of governing structures allied to contradictory and redundant public programs is a common sense diagnosis in public sector realities, particularly in federalist countries such as Brazil.

This article intends to bring readers to Brazilian policy coordination context, in progress in...

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Oliveira França Nassar, E.M. (2019). Policy Coordination, Brazil. In: Farazmand, A. (eds) Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer, Cham.

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