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Rădăuțiul Civic

Rădăuțiul Civic

Rădăuțiul Civic Rădăuți "Rădăuțiul Civic​ started the collaboration with the local authorties by offereing their help and their expertise, in order to gain trust from the local authorities. For example, they...
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Alba Iulia – Digital City

Alba Iulia – Digital City

Alba Iulia - Digital City Alba IuliaThe city of Alb Iulia has two applications: e-alba iulia through which residents can receive notifications from the City Hall about events, public works...
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Local Community Barometer

Local Community Barometer

Local Community Barometer Alba IuliaAlba Iulia used the Local Community Barometer in order to survey the public’s views on the general development policies of the city as well as on...
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BlocManagerNet

BlocManagerNet

BlocManagerNet Alba IuliaBlocManagerNet's main objective was to create a channel for online interaction between apartment managers, the citizens of Alba Iulia and the City Hall, in order to make the work...
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Com’ON Cluj Napoca

Com’ON Cluj Napoca

Com'ON Cluj Napoca ClujCom'ON Cluj Napoca is a participatory process for that invites young people from Cluj to enroll group initiatives to improve the life of their local community. During...
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Innovation and Civic Imagination Center

Innovation and Civic Imagination Center

Innovation and Civic Imagination Center ClujThe centre is a place where local government representatives, citizens and specialists from economic and academic fields meet and discuss the challenges and necessary urban...
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Cetăţenii Conduc

Cetăţenii Conduc

Cetăţenii Conduc IaşiCIVICA launched Cetăţenii Conduc (The Citizens are in Charge), together with Iaşi City Hall. The mechanism is as follows: calls for projects of a certain topic are launched,...
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Ne Reprezintă

Ne Reprezintă

Ne Reprezintă IaşiCIVICA made a special website that presents all councillors and displays the results of their activity, thus bringing about realization that the city council, the local equivalent of...
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VaLyo

VaLyo

VaLyo BudapestVaLyó is an organization that aims for the better use of the Danube river in Budapest, bringing it closer to citizens by various projects. The formation of VaLyó came...
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Budapest Dialog

Budapest Dialog

Budapest Dialog BudapestBudapest Dialog is a participatory urban development site, where local citizens and stakeholders can share their projects and development plans. Based on an interactive map, the portal helps...
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Mindspace

Mindspace

Mindspace BudapestMindspace is a not-for-profit organization focused on making the city more liveable. For the past 10 years, they have been actively organizing events and mediated between people, neighbourhoods, districts...
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RzeczJasna

RzeczJasna

RzeczJasna OstródaThey run RzeczJasna TV - televison based on work of activists and volunteers. NGO(s) involved: RzeczJasna Local government(s) involved: Ostróda#activecitizens #urbandevelopment Link Facebook
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Sustainable Development Laboratory (Pracownia Zrównoważonego Rozwoju)

Sustainable Development Laboratory (Pracownia Zrównoważonego Rozwoju)

Sustainable Development Laboratory (pol. Pracownia Zrównoważonego Rozwoju) Toruń It aims at supporting local government in strategic management based on sustainable development. It cooperates with the local governments in the field...
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Stańczyk Foundation

Stańczyk Foundation

Stańczyk Foundation CracowFoundation based in Cracow. It is aimed at promoting openness, transparency, and civic control in public life. Its mission is to support development of non-governmental organizations. They implement...
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People for the City (Ludzie dla Miasta)

People for the City (Ludzie dla Miasta)

People for the City (pol. Ludzie dla Miasta) Gorzów Wielkopolski Association established in 2014 as a response for the project of cutting 27 trees in the city center. Activists took...
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OSOM Gliwice

OSOM Gliwice

OSOM Gliwice GliwiceThanks to its efforts, a register of municipal office contracts was introduced, a local initiative mechanism was developed, and the participatory budget was repaired. OSOM Gliwice has repeatedly...
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Normal City Phenomenon Foundation (Fundacja Normalne Miasto – Fenomen)

Normal City Phenomenon Foundation (Fundacja Normalne Miasto – Fenomen)

Normal City Phenomenon Foundation (pol. Fundacja Normalne Miasto – Fenomen) Łódź Foundation was established in 2009. It is laid by people who have met online (via Polis newspaper forum, blogs...
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Better Gdańsk (Lepszy Gdańsk)

Better Gdańsk (Lepszy Gdańsk)

Better Gdańsk (pol. Lepszy Gdańsk) Gdańsk An urban movement based in Gdańsk. Their aim is to create the city more friendly and just for its citizens. They also promote open...
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Kalisz City Initiative (Kaliska Inicjatywa Miejska)

Kalisz City Initiative (Kaliska Inicjatywa Miejska)

Kalisz City Initiative (pol. Kaliska Inicjatywa Miejska) Kalisz Association which postulates transparency, social participation, and access to public information in the Kalisz local government. Activists try to strengthen the dialogue...
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Inicjatywa Dąbrowska

Inicjatywa Dąbrowska

Inicjatywa Dąbrowska Dąbrowa GórniczaAssociation which was created on the basis of the “Green Basin” Association (2001-2016). Since the very beginning it cooperates with local government in the field of social...
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Freedom Foundation (Fundacja Wolności)

Freedom Foundation (Fundacja Wolności)

Freedom Foundation (pol. Fundacja Wolności) Lublin It is a watchdog organization. Their main purpose is to check, how the local government is spending public money– for example for media advertising....
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Fix Your City Foundation (Napraw Sobie Miasto)

Fix Your City Foundation (pol. Napraw Sobie Miasto) Katowice Association was established in 2012 in Katowice. Since then, it grew and opened branch in Warsaw (in 2017). It is involved...
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Foundation Dialogue Łomianki

Foundation Dialogue Łomianki

Foundation Dialogue Łomianki ŁomiankiFoundation in Warsaw’s satellite-city Łomianki which was created as a continuation of few local initiatives (it was preceded directly by Common Space Foundation). From the very beginning...
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City Action (Akcja Miasto)

City Action (pol. Akcja Miasto) Wrocław Association was established in 2014. Their first initiative was promotion of participatory budgeting in Wrocław. “City Action” focuses mostly on public transportation and communication...
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Embassy of Community Foundation (Ambasada Społeczności)

Embassy of Community Foundation (Ambasada Społeczności)

Embassy of Community Foundation (pol. Ambasada Społeczności) Nowy Sącz, Kraków Embassy was established in 2013 in Nowy Sącz, although it hadn't been formally registered until 2019. Activists are focusing on...
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Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Crisis

Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Crisis

Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Crisis WarsawWarsaw has taken action to start its own citizens’ assembly, as it has been done previously in other Polish Cities (Lublin, Gdańsk). It was started...
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Citizens’ City (Miasto Obywatelskie)

Citizens’ City (Miasto Obywatelskie)

Citizens’ City (pol. Miasto Obywatelskie) Lubartów Their mission is to introduce and coordinate dialogue between citizens and local government. They promote openness and transparency of public institutions. As for projects,...
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Bona Fides Association

Bona Fides Association

Bona Fides Association KatowiceThis association has been active in building and supporting groups of inhabitants and local government since 14 years. They teach officials how to conduct a dialogue with...
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Akcja Konin

Akcja Konin

Akcja Konin PolandInitiative based in Konin that promotes inter alia open data. Activists collect documents and data from the local government, edit them, and publish on their website. Akcja Konin...
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Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change Budapest

Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change Budapest

Citizens’ Assembly on Climate Change BudapestIn the past year in Hungary, volunteers and civil society organisations have launched an initiative to hold a Citizens Assembly in Hungary as well, that...
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The Ferencvaros Community Foundation

The Ferencvaros Community Foundation

The Ferencvaros Community Foundation BudapestIn 2011, their goal with the reception of the community foundation methodology was to spread the culture of community fundraising / donation to balance the excessive...
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Civil Roundtable Eger

Civil Roundtable Eger

Civil Roundtable Eger Eger, HungaryThe CSO roundtable of Eger founded in 1994 is the oldest autonomous city level CSO network in Hungary, and a role model of other city level...
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Office for Citizen Participation, Józsefváros

Office for Citizen Participation, Józsefváros

Office for Citizen Participation Józsefváros, BudapestThe Office for Citizen Participation in Józsefváros (the 8th district of Budapest) was established after the 2019 local elections, when the new mayor, coming from...
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Járókelő

Járókelő

Járókelő HungaryHungarian street-fixing or maintenance application, which is the Hungarian version of the UK platform “Fix My Street”. The application enables passers-by to report street infrastructure problems or malfunction and...
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