EMPOWERMENT, CIVIC INVOLVEMENT, SOCIAL COHESION
THE 10 FINALISTS
We honour local and regional political work that enhances mutual respect, cooperation and peaceful coexistence.
The pioneer smart city of Rzeszów offers one-stop-shops for public services, such as car registrations and obtaining IDs, sets up a helpline for the same purpose, and introduces a participatory budget.
Sharing knowledge and culture that unite the Lithuanian diaspora around the world, this network connects governmental institutions, Lithuanian schools, and communities abroad to their home country.
An innovative partnership between public services, healthcare, and the voluntary sector, brings a more holistic, long-term approach to health and well-being – social prescribing – to reduce social isolation, strengthen community ties, and help people access support.
Transnational community building happens through shared activities in this sports facility on the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland border, that focuses on building peaceful relations.
A flat-exchange coordination office is set up to tackle the issue of a limited housing market and ensure that residents have both affordable and appropriate housing.
A municipal volunteering portal provides infrastructure and system solutions to increase volunteering among citizens and help institutions looking for volunteers reach members of civil society.
A platform designed to bring together and support the many different citizen groups working to improve Athens.
This project aims to provide better social services based on a system that allows residents to participate in its development on a case-by-case basis.
A programme aims to reduce the amount of waste in landfills by upcycling furniture and making it available for people in need.
One community fridge saves 90,000 food items per year from being wasted whilst providing a unique opportunity for social connections to form.