The Municipal University of Ilion offers free training programmes and promotes lifelong learning to enhance social inclusion and sustainable development, helping over 1,570 participants to access remote learning opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Housing and Work for the Homeless is an integrated intervention for persons and families facing homelessness and housing exclusion which provides housing, services, and financial support to vulnerable groups.
An ancient aqueduct is restored using participatory processes, transforming cultural heritage into a contemporary urban resource which supports wellbeing as well as resilient local development.
The Amorgorama initiative is a partnership between the Professional Fishing Association of Amorgos and various organisations which aims to protect the marine environment and respond to pollution while preserving fishermen’s livelihoods.
By developing an innovative waste-management programme and converting the island’s landfill into a Cyclic Innovation Centre, Tilos has achieved a 90% recycling rate and become the world’s first “zero waste” island.
The Citizens’ University of Larissa promotes a culture of learning in the city, helping to improve the knowledge, skills and future prospects of all of the city’s residents.
The first social laundrette in Crete provides socially vulnerable citizens with the facilities to wash their clothes and take care of their personal hygiene, as well as a sense of self-worth and belonging.
Followgreen is a new service for smart cities in the European market, introducing innovative elements both in the field of recycling and in the field of citizen awareness.
An e-governance App is launched which facilitates citizen participation and helps the administration communicate with the city’s residents.
A specifically designed App allows disabled parking card holders to more easily find an available parking space, while reducing the illegal occupation of these spaces by able-bodies drivers.
A platform designed to bring together and support the many different citizen groups working to improve Athens.
Athens installs an effective mechanism coordinating initiatives and programmes for refugees by NGOs, government, institutions, donors, and civil society.
The Summer Urban Camp on the Greek island of Chios lets children take part in diverse activities over the three months of their summer holiday, allowing their parents to continue to work.
PEACEBUILDERS is a series of workshops and direct actions at the intersection of education and intercultural dialogue, undertaken by children and youth in refugee camps, which are aimed at improving their community and living environment, leading both to their integration into society, and to the improvement of their well-being.
This endeavour unites residents and tourists in an effort to reduce the most common waste on Serifos’s beaches, cigarette butts, creating a new culture of beach behaviour.
The Municipality of Metamorphosis is combating food waste through the redistribution of unused food to different local charities.
Creative and hacking minds meet remotely, interpret the changes caused by COVID-19, and convert the global crisis into an opportunity for progress.
Free teleconsultation services help keep citizens safe and informed through the coronavirus lockdown, thanks to a collaboration between medical staff, local government, and the startup-sector.