A framework supported by the European Commission facilitates apprenticeships across borders, letting young people in vocational training catch up with university students in terms of international experiences.
This is the supermarket where the notion of “eating local” finds its most accomplished form of expression; behind each product offered for sale there is a producer who commits himself and is present in the shop in direct contact with consumers.
This initiative looks to strengthen urban adaptability to climate change, build social resilience, create new green jobs, and connect municipalities with a hands-on attitude.
A system in France encourages citizen participation through online debates on an open source platform, where a wide range of citizens’ proposals are collected for implementation.
A multidisciplinary support centre provides comprehensive care for female victims of violence, backed by technical innovation, carers, lawyers, and psychologists.
Using the power of collective intelligence, this association seeks input from ordinary citizens to collaborate with MPs on drafting bills.
Committing to neighbourhood solidarity activities allows students to rent affordable, shared apartments in Lyon.
This network is aiming to create a sustainable Paris with activities to reduce the ecological footprint, supported by a website and a physical meeting point.
Citizens, collaborating on grassroots projects on a digital platform, strive to improve their community life.
Monthly workshops enable citizens to voice complaints, democratically engage, and ask questions about action items taken in the National Assembly.
Citizens are encouraged to invest (even small amounts) in local businesses, allowing them to become more independent and promoting regional prosperity.
Structural changes and new methods of organising sponsorship and funding are implemented in within a system that connects local businesses with non-profit organisations and sports clubs.
A cross-border hospital on the Franco-Spanish border offers medical service in three languages for citizens of both countries.
Low-cost intergenerational flat-sharing creates greater social cohesion between students and the elderly.
Participative democracy supports a shift towards intellectual autonomy, energy independence, and food sovereignty in this locality.
Rehabilitation of prisoners is put into practice through the provision of professional and life-skills training that culminates in a certificate.
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.
The City of Molières manages its municipal activities in a participatory manner structurally involving all residents in local decision-making.