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.
Transforming a derelict area in northern Paris into a showcase of citizen governance opens up a new space for many activities in a formerly abandoned public space under the metro.
The initiative engages with rural communities by having schools be the central focus for encounters between adults, youth, and children.
A programme aims to reduce the amount of waste in landfills by upcycling furniture and making it available for people in need.
A community-driven project protects County Mayo’s dark skies, which benefits local ecology and boosts tourism.
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.
Weekly, organised meetings in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria, give young people a voice, and let them discuss and bring ideas to the local Municipality.
A community garden represents much needed communal space, in a small town in Ireland, that aims to be inclusive for all people.
The Social Institute of Culture supports the connections between artists, creatives and the wider community by allocating long-term funds to a diverse range of cultural projects.
A civil forum in the town of Dobrich mobilises the local society and professionals with a connection to the city, to create and develop beneficial projects.