The results by the Institute of Transparency, Access to Public Information, and Protection of Personal Data of Baja California (ITAIPBC) have been revealed, and for the second time in a row, the city of Tijuana was ranked as the most transparent municipality of the state with a rating of 95.35%.
The 24th Municipal Administration of Tijuana bested the percentages of the municipalities of Ensenada and Mexicali, the State’s Attorney General Office, the Secretariat of the Interior of Baja California, and the Secretariat of Health of Baja California, in the evaluation by this institute regarding the fourth quarter of 2022.
In this diagnosis, the counsellors evaluate criteria such as accessibility conditions that guarantee the exertion of human rights regarding access to information and protection of data, and the clarity, coherence, and publication of data.
According to the Office of Verification and Follow up at ITAIPBC, the Municipal Administration of Tijuana got a rating of 95.35% in its fulfillment rates, the highest number of the eight entities which were analyzed in the most recent verification.
This result, where Tijuana repeats the highest rating for second time in a row, was approved unanimously by the three counsellors of the local Transparency Institute.
It should be noted that at the beginning of her administration, mayor Montserrat Caballero Ramírez has promoted public policies in order to consolidate a municipality with clear accountability, becoming the first municipality in signing the Open Municipality Declaration before the National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information, and Protection of Personal Data (INAI), as a witness of this commitment.
In addition, the Tijuana Municipal Administration is the required entity that creates the highest amount of information in the state, which is available at the following addresses: https://transparencia.tijuana.gob.mx/ and bit.ly/ConsultaTijuana, in the section “Obligaciones de Transparencia”, where one can check the budgets, salaries, contracts, and information regarding public projects.
In addition, and by instructions of mayor Montserrat Caballero Ramírez, transparency accounts are still active in the following platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, Spotify, as well as the website www.TijuanaTransparente.info, to make access of public data easier so that the administration can be held accountable by the citizenship.
Lastly, the General Agency of Transparency stated that they have a WhatsApp number: (664) 109-3834 in order to talk with the community directly.
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