Community

EMPOWERMENT, CIVIC INVOLVEMENT, SOCIAL COHESION

THE 10 FINALISTS

We honour local and regional political work that enhances mutual respect, cooperation and peaceful coexistence.

Cooking and Chatting in Bielefeld

This initiative is about sharing a public meal as part of a quarterly event, where citizens and politicians come together to cook, eat, and discuss.

Open Schools Athens

School buildings are used in the evenings and on weekends for the benefit of the wider community.

Child-Friendly Shopkeepers

A network of solidarity, in the form of a network of friendly shopkeepers, allows children to be more autonomous, while bringing back social trust and strengthening community ties.

Introducing the Smart City: citizen engagement

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.