"How can users, stakeholders, owners and providers work together to improve the impact of co-creation in public services?" The Horizon 2020 project CoVAL has - among other topics - studied 10 cases in five European countries to gain insights into the conditions and potential for user-centered innovation in public services
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Access to good quality services is key for economic and social inclusion as well as for maintaining and developing cohesive societies. Social services often provide an entry point into the social protection system as well as an outreach and support mechanism to other enabling services.
HOW SUB-NATIONAL AUTHORITIES ACT TO TRANSFORM AND GALVANISE THEIR SOCIETIES AND PRACTICES LOCALISING AND RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT SDGS
This session focused on the key role of the local and regional governments (LRG) in reaching 2030 Agenda promoting public policies focused on city-wide transformation guided by the SDGs and encouraging community’s attitudes towards Global Agendas commitment applied to the local level through DEAR. Our partnership aims to show different experiences and knowledge about innovative practices in the integration and localisation of the SDGs in local public policies.
IUC PUBLISHES BRAND NEW REPORT ON CITY-TO-CITY AND REGION-TO-REGION COOPERATION FOSTERING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ON A GLOBAL SCALE
The IUC uses knowledge-exchange to accelerate sustainable urban development worldwide and to bolster cities’ and regions’ efforts towards achieving international goals (e.g. SDGs and the Paris Agreement), as well as goals set at the local, regional, and national levels. This is done in a manner that is consistent with – and explicitly aligned to support – the EU’s commitment to achieve bi- and multi-lateral policy objectives and major international agreements.
In just a few short weeks the COVID-19 crisis has taken a hammer to an already fragile economy. Very necessary public health measures have placed many parts of our once normal working lives on ice, and we are all uncertain what the economy might look like when lockdown measures are (possibly slowly) removed.
The European Commission on Wednesday (13 May) set out plans for a phased restart of travel this summer, proposing a gradual lifting of borders in an attempt to kick start a tourism sector hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Climate change and environmental degradation are an existential threat to Europe and the world. To overcome these challenges, Europe needs a new growth strategy that transforms the Union into a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy where
Local2030, the initiative of the UN Secretary General on Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals, has recently launched the Local2030 Spotlight Series Cities and regions aro
In the context of COVID-19 crisis, the YFACTOR project “MIND THE DIGITAL GAP" will highlight the commitment of regional and local actors in their effort to facilitate the digital transition and to ensure continuity of services across the EU regions.
Thousands local and regional leaders are on the front line in the battle to limit the spread of the virus and manage its impact on the ground. Their professionalism and dedication is testified to by their actions from all corners of Europe.