Best Practice in Politics
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Coordinated pre-school activities compensate for a lack of kindergartens in a Commune of Poland with dispersed villages.
As an alternative to paying directly to the Municipality, taxpayers can voluntarily settle unpaid fees by working for the community.
A system of mutually beneficial aid is available in Livorno, where families in economic distress are financially supported in exchange for eight hours of municipal work per week.
The City of Omegna is working holistically to improve the town for the community, entrepreneurs, and the public sector.
Pockets of greenery transform forgotten patches of urban wasteland into community spaces for regeneration, social cohesion, nature, and culture.
When homeless people are provided with a home, they have a better chance of overcoming unemployment and addiction.
The needs of senior citizens in Opole, Poland, are addressed by providing a variety of new care services, such as delivering hot meals, setting up a residential complex, and the opening of an information and education centre.
This project aims to provide better social services based on a system that allows residents to participate in its development on a case-by-case basis.
The Commission wants to get conversations started, to fight the widespread problem of loneliness, amongst the community and between private and public organisations.
A career centre offers guidance and individual consultations to local youth, provided by a team of specialists.
Young people can borrow usually expensive outdoor sports equipment for up to two weeks at a time.
Area Hosts and Lighthouse Keepers guide residents through the complex renovation project of the historic city centre and provide tailored support to help with displacement.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2020
People without a fixed address can use a ProxyAddress through a period of instability to receive assistance and access to needed services and get their lives back on track.
A modern data collection system encourages waste separation and incentivises recycling by reducing waste-collection fees.
Public transport operational areas become dual-use intelligent distribution hubs, to help reduce delivery vehicle traffic and promote sustainability goals in the city.