Politicians, policy makers and public servants have never faced a situation like this. They immediately need policies that really work. Best practices can serve as an inspiration, a starting point and a proof of concept.
To ensure that all students are provided with laptops for digital learning, a US county gives free laptops to students in need.
The government of Ontario started an initiative to empower citizens to help fight coronavirus. Citizens can offer emergency products and innovative solutions or volunteer to support the government’s response to Covid-19.
A government-supported initiative is calling for volunteers to assist citizens by safely delivering essential goods and supplies.
To improve peoples’ lives during lockdown and quarantine, the Italian Ministry for Technological Innovation and Digitalisation launched an initiative offering citizens innovative solutions and services.
The OECD Secretariat is calling for evidence on the release and use of Open Government Data (OGD) in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Recent technological advances can be used to to liberate health professionals from risky tasks.