Local Solidarity Governance
As defined by Porto Alegre city:
""Governance because based on partnership between the government and society that encourages social participation, leadership and entrepreneurship of citizens and their co-responsibility in the management of public actions.
Solidarity because it is based on cooperation and mutual aid between government institutions and non-governmental and people who are willing to voluntarily participate in the initiative towards the achievement of common objectives of the locality.
Local because these networks, while intersectoral and multistakeholder, are based on territoriality consists of regions, districts and villages." (http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww2.portoalegre.rs.gov.br%2Fsmgl%2Fdefault.php%3Freg%3D3%26p_secao%3D74&h=QAQF_rAvs)