case studies list for cooperation

  •  cooperation

Hamburg: citizen participation in refugee integration

Hamburg, the second largest city in Germany, is home to around 1.8 million inhabitants (2015). Around a third of them have a migrant background. Among children, the respective ratio is 50%. Accordingly, the issue of immigration and the integration of immigrants and their children is high on the policy agenda of the city’s government.

case study

case study date : 18-09-2017

  •  cooperation

SynAthina: Athens’ community platform

Greece’s financial crisis has given rise to civil society initiatives aimed at finding solutions to urban problems. The results of these efforts are worthy of support by the local municipalities. SynAthina is a social innovation platform set up by Athens in order to engage citizens in such reforms and to bring civil society in contact and dialogue with the city’s administration and political leaders.

case study

case study date : 18-09-2017

  •  cooperation

Cities in action: Amsterdam opens up democratic process

Amsterdam has a vision to make local democracy more dynamic and interactive. Starting small, it is learning from pilot projects how best to mobilise citizens and enable participation in order to develop a toolbox for collaboration that will allow the scaling up of its open government approach.

case study

case study date : 21-11-2016

  •  cooperation

Cities in action: Amsterdam opens up democratic process

Amsterdam has a vision to make local democracy more dynamic and interactive. Starting small, it is learning from pilot projects how best to mobilise citizens and enable participation in order to develop a toolbox for collaboration that will allow the scaling up of its open government approach.

case study

case study date : 21-11-2016

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Athens engages citizens in reform

Athens has seen the value of harnessing the active civil society that has emerged during Greece’s financial and social crisis. Its synAthina social innovation platform is facilitating novel community-led solutions for local problems and a new culture of public policy making.

case study

case study date : 21-11-2016

  •  cooperation

Cities in action: Neighbourhood action in The Hague

The Hague is harnessing the commitment, time and skills of citizens to help achieve its goal of becoming climate neutral by 2040. Practical support and grants for cooperative action at grassroots level are turning good ideas into reality across the city.

case study

case study date : 10-08-2015
good practices

  •  cooperation

Cities in action: Neighbourhood action in The Hague

The Hague is harnessing the commitment, time and skills of citizens to help achieve its goal of becoming climate neutral by 2040. Practical support and grants for cooperative action at grassroots level are turning good ideas into reality across the city.

case study

case study date : 10-08-2015
good practices

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

Green Jobs for Social Inclusion practices

In our publication 'Green Jobs for Social Inclusion' we present good practice examples from 13 major European cities on how they combine the objective of becoming greener and growing the green economy at local level with social and labour market inclusion of vulnerable groups.

case study

case study date : 02-06-2015
brochure/report, good practices

  •  cooperation

Cities in action: U18 youth election project, Berlin

A year of preparation and learning leads up to the U18 elections, a simulated vote nine days ahead of the real 'adult' elections, either local or national. The project is designed to generate an interest in politics amongst young people and supplement their political education. This project won the 2012 EUROCITIES prize for cooperation.

case study

case study date : 05-04-2013
cities in action

  •  cooperation

Case study: estonoesunsolar - thisisnotaplot, Zaragoza

An innovative scheme to clean up disused plots of land in Zaragoza

case study

case study date : 09-03-2012
cities in action