The Citizens’ Convention on Climate, an unprecedented democratic experiment in France, aims to give citizens a voice to accelerate the fight against climate change.
The Shop Tester – Testeur de Commerce
Dedicated test location: a commercial area designed to allow experimenting with new business concepts.
Revegetating License – Permis de Végétaliser
The City of Paris wants to become greener and hands out licences to those who apply, allowing them to garden in public spaces.
First Paris Donation Box
A donation box for sharing objects is set up on the streets of Paris, welcoming an average of fifteen people every hour who are ready to circulate their items.
Paris’ Participatory Budget
Citizens vote for projects proposed by other citizens, making the city more collaborative, with a total of 100 million EUR allocated to this initiative each year.
CivicLine – a citizen-run innovative public space in a contested territory
Transforming a derelict area in northern Paris into a showcase of citizen governance opens up a new space for many activities in a formerly abandoned public space under the metro.
Training programmes in different locations in Europe and Africa empower disadvantaged groups through digital literacy, to overcome the digital divide and make earning an income locally possible.