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National Council of Economic and Social Planning (CONPES)

Institutional characteristics

Date of creation
Nature of the texts that create the ESC (Constitution, law, decree, etc.)
presidential decree

Bipartite plus (W, E and others)

Number of members : 100 members (55 real and 45 substitutes)

Association of professionals: 2
Bankers: 2
Chamber of Commerce: 2
Chamber of Television: 2
Chamber of Mines: 2
Chamber of Small and Medium Sized Industries and Craftsmanship: 2
Chamber of Radios: 2
Council of youth: 2
Council of universities (public and private): 4
Private businessmen: 10
Journalists: 4
Communal movements: 4
Agricultural Organizations: 2
Cultural Organisations: 2
Women Organizations: 4
Non Governmental Organizations (NGO): 4
Political parties: 10
Outstanding personalities of the civil society: 10
Civil society from the Atlantic coast: 8
Syndicates: 16

There are 6 full time employees.

Duration of the term : 1 year renewable

Process of designating the members (election, nomination, by whom, etc.) : appointed by socio-professional Organizations

Management organes


Executive Secretary
The Executive Secretary is appointed by the President of the Republic. The duration of his mandate is not defined.
Reporting Institution

cabinet of president

Souce of funding
The budget is drawn up by the Government (Treasury Department).