Collecting Open Government Approaches to Covid-19
The Open Government Partnership activated its community to provide the general public with information on open government approaches to tackle Covid-19.
A marketing grant scheme for food, drink and horticulture businesses
The Irish Food Board set up a special grant to support the marketing and sales initiatives of the Irish food and horticulture industry.
University students tutor pupils for free
An educational initiative connects pupils studying at home with a university student willing to support them with their schoolwork.
Open competition for Covid-19 innovations
A competition seeks to ensure that the most innovative solutions for the secondary effects of the coronavirus crisis are put into practice.
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Virtual proceedings in the UK Parliament
The UK parliament allows Commons members to participate in sessions virtually.
Blog to bring people together
On a famous newsportal in Estonia a blog section was created to links people looking for information on jobs and/or where to get support with businesses/volunteers who can provide and assist.
Displaying changemakers’ responses to Covid-19
Ashoka features projects by its fellows and communities worldwide which are solving challenges in our global crisis.
Re-skilling flight attendants
An intensive training course for Scandinavian Arlines cabin crew increases their chances on the job market and aims to support the health system at the same time.
A city’s job platform to create a pool of municipal workers
To be prepared for a shortage of employees in its services due to Covid-19 related sick leave, the City of Uppsala set up its own job platform.
Press conference only for children
The Norwegian Prime Minister answered children’s question in a unique press conference.
Using open government data to address the Covid-19 outbreak
The OECD Secretariat is calling for evidence on the release and use of Open Government Data (OGD) in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Community support for healthcare workers
A volunteer platform for healthcare workers matches their requests for help with people offering their support.
Identifying and solving the most pressing legal challenges after the pandemic
The FT Innovative Lawyers Global Legal Hackathon was launched to identify and create new products and services that address the most pressing legal challenges post-Covid-19.
DIY face mask tutorial
A YouTube tutorial shows how to cut and sew a face mask step by step, no sewing machine needed.