EMPOWERMENT, CIVIC INVOLVEMENT, SOCIAL COHESION
THE 10 FINALISTS
We honour local and regional political work that enhances mutual respect, cooperation and peaceful coexistence.
Volunteers are individually connected with people living within a 15-minute walking distance who need support with everyday tasks, strengthening local solidarity and neighbourly relationships.
The initiative engages with rural communities by having schools be the central focus for encounters between adults, youth, and children.
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.
This innovative housing project helps end loneliness by inspiring people to living better together.
A donation box for sharing objects is set up on the streets of Paris, welcoming an average of fifteen people every hour who are ready to circulate their items.
As an alternative to paying directly to the Municipality, taxpayers can voluntarily settle unpaid fees by working for the community.
Lithuanian professionals with internationally acquired experience help the Lithuanian Government adopt the best foreign practices.
A city’s innovative funding scheme helps low-income captive residents co-design the renovation of their substandard houses, become more empowered, and create a social network of homeowners.
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.
A cooperative housing group provides its members with affordable housing that is both clean and efficient, co-creating a living environment suitable for all generations.