Quality of Life

HEALTH CARE, SOCIAL SECURITY, HOUSING, MOBILITY

THE 10 FINALISTS

We honour political work that opens up easy access to modern health services and provides us with a safe and secure living environment – because we all want to live healthy and safe lives.

Malopolska Tele-Angel

A free security wristband connects elderly and disabled residents with a 24-hour emergency response team.

Age-Friendly Ireland

Ireland has become a world leader in addressing elderly people’s issues, by setting up participative councils, making businesses aware, and preparing for population ageing.

Gardens of Cracovians

Pockets of greenery transform forgotten patches of urban wasteland into community spaces for regeneration, social cohesion, nature, and culture.

Smart City Bad Hersfeld

Technological innovations provide communication, environmental, and sustainable transport solutions which improve the quality of life for citizens.

No Wrong Door

Structural changes within council care break the negative cycle for young people, with the introduction of comprehensive, multidisciplinary teams.

Adopt a Grandad

This project in Milan represents ‘a meal across generations’ as senior citizens share their lunchtime with schoolchildren, increasing social cohesion.

Free Public Transportation

A Municipality in Bulgaria offers free public transport by purchasing its own buses instead of hiring a company to provide the service.