To improve peoples’ lives during lockdown and quarantine, the Italian Ministry for Technological Innovation and Digitalisation launched an initiative offering citizens innovative solutions and services.
Apolitical is offering a workshop teaching civil servants and policy a method that solves problems through designing, prototyping, and testing ideas with users.
To support local businesses, the city of Vilnius allocates public space to bars and cafés so they can operate despite physical distancing rules.
In the Colombian capital of Bogotá, bike lanes were temporarily opened to avoid crowds in times of social distancing.
To support businesses with fewer than 500 employees, the city of New York offers a loan-based Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
The city of Milan is drastically increasing the space for pedestrians and cyclists to allow enough space for active commuting.
The city of Portland gives more space to pedestrians and cyclists to make sure that commuters can move freely in times of physical distancing.
The city of Milan invites its citizens to contribute their ideas to the re-opening strategy for the city.
A culinary initiative in Lower Austria informs about regional food suppliers to support local businesses.
Faced with the coronavirus epidemic, the French government calls for solidarity among citizens to support the most vulnerable groups of society.
Code For Germany, a network of groups of volunteers (Labs), published a handbook for governments about challenges and possible solutions for crisis management.
The government of the Austrian province Lower Austria offers free and publicly accessible webinars on the topic of “Secure Home Office”. They inform citizens on how to protect themselves and their data.
In partnership with the Austrian Ministry of Education, SPORTUNION launched an online sports programme via Zoom and Facebook.
To support the education sector, non-governmental organisations and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Slovak Republic launched an online platform with up-to-date information and guidelines for schools, teachers, parents, and students.
A platform helps businesses identify the support programmes for which they can apply and describes the necessary steps.
A streaming platform delivers high-quality educational videos that help Austrian teachers and pupils to make digital teaching more effective.