The progressive primaries in Sicily facilitated the adoption of online voting among a diverse electorate, making democratic participation more accessible and secure.
A series of events promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, particularly among girls and young women, inspiring the next generation of change-makers.
An experimental, virtual currency is introduced to improve engagement in projects designed to help tackle social problems in a deprived area of Mantua.
The City of Milan develops an app to enable newsstands to securely provide citizens with certificates issued by the registry office on demand.
A novel approach to recycling sees plastic bottles exchanged for discounts on public transport tickets in Italy.
A new sewing academy is launched in a building confiscated from the Mafia, with the aim of giving new skills to young people from marginalised groups.
A beautiful municipality with a decaying economy and population sees a revival of community life by involving citizens in all aspects of re-designing the city.
An initiative in Parma supports entrepreneurship and youth employability through laboratories that explain business planning, innovative learning and tools, and enable the use fo collaborative spaces and services.
As an alternative to paying directly to the Municipality, taxpayers can voluntarily settle unpaid fees by working for the community.
A digital literacy programme improves insight into technology for parents, which allows them understand their children better and engage with them more easily.
Citizens take part in the democratic process and the governance of their town by meeting on the main square to discuss and vote on current issues.
Pineto United is a grassroots football team that seeks to facilitate interaction between young asylum seekers and Italian youth through sports, helping to create a new sense of community among Pineto’s residents.
A Municipality offers several cooperations with citizens, such as gardening and maintaining public spaces, to create a more connected way of living in Spilamberto.
A series of innovation labs in Turin focus on innovative solutions for problem-solving and improving the quality of life in an urban setting.