Emerging technologies from different innovative players are used to solve public sector challenges in Lithuania.
In Alytus, citizen involvement happens through a part of the budget being allocated according to citizens’ proposals and ideas.
Well-trained senior citizens volunteer to provide newborn babies with critically needed physical closeness when the parents cannot be there – to reduce infant stress and keep newborns’ immune systems strong.
An innovative partnership between public services, healthcare, and the voluntary sector, brings a more holistic, long-term approach to health and well-being – social prescribing – to reduce social isolation, strengthen community ties, and help people access support.
A municipal volunteering portal provides infrastructure and system solutions to increase volunteering among citizens and help institutions looking for volunteers reach members of civil society.
The City of Molières manages its municipal activities in a participatory manner structurally involving all residents in local decision-making.
A digital tool monitors the funds allocated from the national budget for local repairs, across all of Ukraine.
A platform connects people to crowdsource actionable data on corruption, offers training and educational activities, and helps find solutions and close legislative gaps.
A community of 34,000 people, including city authorities and residents, come together to help the municipality recover and develop – both during and in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
A highly intuitive electronic citizen platform allows the citizens of Opole to participate in municipal decisions, vote in district elections, and decide which tasks should be implemented in the city.
Bratislava’s Mayor enhances biodiversity by bringing bee colonies to the city to produce honey on top of municipal buildings.
Leuven 2030 is a city-wide non-profit organisation that has created a comprehensive roadmap for a climate-neutral future which engages citizens in an innovative quadruple-helix model of cooperation.
Katowice involves its citizens in the development of a green and safe city that has more trees, repairs defects immediately and offers well taken care of public spaces.
A series of events and activities are co-designed by participants from the administrative, educational, and non-governmental sectors to educate the new generation about the conditions necessary for the development of open democracy.
Encouraging and rewarding the voluntary services of young people through the implementation of an official programme with mentors.
The Citizens’ Assembly of Łódź finds democratic solutions for the city both on- and offline through a two-part system based on education and deliberation, and the support of experts and neutral facilitators.