All secondary school students in Warsaw are invited to participate in workshops that give them a basic understanding of how the city functions, showing them how they can have an impact on local development.
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.
An interdisciplinary team of students and recent graduates take on the challenge of building a solar-powered car.
TeachMillions is an initiative that was established at the beginning of the COVID-19 lockdowns to support teachers and learners in need of distance-learning tools.
A series of events promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, particularly among girls and young women, inspiring the next generation of change-makers.
The City of Prague has installed sensors on waste containers, enabling waste to be collected in a more dynamic and efficient manner.
Groceries ordered via an online shopping platform are delivered once a week to rural community centres, thereby ensuring a supply of goods in a space which facilitates social interactions.
An online learning-assistance platform allows final-year school students to prepare for their final exams with the help of pedagogy students.
The Social Institute of Culture supports the connections between artists, creatives and the wider community by allocating long-term funds to a diverse range of cultural projects.
Participatory co-design creates a residential neighbourhood around accessible urban agriculture, enhancing the quality of life for inhabitants and the rich biodiversity for all living things.
This community-led initiative supports women into politics in rural areas of Ireland, strengthening local and national democracy by increasing the diversity of political participation.
An adaptive lighting system uses sensor technology and insect-friendly LED lights to ensure the safety of pedestrians and cyclists while protecting insects and minimising light pollution.
This urban, non-profit living laboratory provides residents with a space to try out, develop and realise ideas, in a supportive and collaborative environment.
A small local authority attracts new, permanent residents by creating a welcome and support centre for repatriates.
A small Swedish town paints its road signs in rainbow colours, calling on residents to respect LGBTQ rights and reminding them that it is okay to be different.
A social enterprise facilitates the transition from urban to rural living by working with rural communities to help them integrate new arrivals.
A community-driven project protects County Mayo’s dark skies, which benefits local ecology and boosts tourism.
The City of Gothenburg celebrates its 400th anniversary by making the most of one of its most abundant assets – rain – in a creative, playful and sustainable way.