The International Day of Democracy, which is celebrated yearly on the 15th of September, grants us a chance to re-assess the global condition of democracy. Democracy is a process as well as a goal, and […]
synAthina connects the services of the municipality of Athens with formal and informal civil society groups. It began during a moment of crisis and is still going strong. We spoke with the project’s initiator and former Vice Mayor of Athens, Amalia Zepou.
The successful initiatives led by several European municipalities to get the vulnerable off the streets and into housing were one piece of good news to come out of the Coronavirus pandemic.
We invited eleven innovation-driven project owners, local changemakers and best practice creators to share their views on what constitutes political innovation today.
During Pride Month 2021, we look at four projects from our Showroom of innovative political practice, that promote inclusive rights.
Taking civic engagement seriously is a key factor for political innovation, both by bringing politics and citizens closer together and by tapping into a larger and more diverse set of ideas.
The Corona pandemic has pushed the boundaries of public dialogue and action around mental health, physical safety and social inclusion.
Young people make crucial contributions to our communities and are empowered by participating, evolve their ideas of citizenship, enhance personal development and active involvement in society.
Urban gardens provide communities with a host of incredible opportunities. They literally offer the grounds to sustainably grow nourishing greenery, as well as contribute to community health as spaces to develop meaningful friendships, educational initiatives and inspiring “food for thought”.