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Allotment gardens in the Park Vert de Maisons

Author: Malou WEIRICH - Published At: 2013-10-21 07:59 -

A real “green lung” in the city 10 minutes from Paris: converting a polluted industrial wasteland and creating conviviality in a populous area, the Allotment gardens in the Park Vert de Maisons animate the public space of a town square.


Author: Cláudia Coimbra - Published At: 2013-10-16 09:02 -

O Escolhas é um programa nacional implementado pelo governo em 2001, promovido igualmente pela Presidência do Conselho de Ministros e integrado no Alto Comissariado para a Imigração e Diálogo Intercultural, cuja missão é promover a inclusão social de crianças e jovens que vivam em contextos sócio económicos vulneráveis, visando a que tenham a mesma igualdade de oportunidades e um reforço evidente de coesão social. Atualmente na sua 5ª geração, que decorrerá até o ano de 2015, o Programa Escolhas mantém protocolos com os consórcios de 110 projetos locais de inclusão social em comunidades de certa vulnerabilidade, e com a opção de financiar mais de 30 projetos, a maior parte dos quais localizados em territórios onde se concentram descendentes de imigrantes e também minorias étnicas. SCHOOLS is a national program started by the government in 2001, promoted by the Presidium of the Council of Ministers and integrated into the program of activities by the Supreme Commission on Migration and intercultural Dialogue. The program is aimed to promote the social iclusion of children and youth living under the conditions vulnerable from social and economical point of view, providing them with the equal opportunities and strengthening in such a way the social cohesion. Being on the 5th stage of its implementation which will last till 2015, The Program SCHOOLS supports protocols on 110 projects of the social inclusion in the most vulnerable communities , with an option of financing 30 more projects , part of them at the territories where the persons with migrants background and ethnical minorities are concentrated.

Law on participatory democracy in Tuscany

Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-10-15 15:00 -

On August 2013, the Toscan Region has adopted a new Law on citizens' participation. It might enable to further develop the processes started in the region with the 2007 Law on participation.


Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-10-15 14:41 -

The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) is both an employers’ organisation and an organisation that represents and advocates for local government in Sweden.

Local democracy is the foundation of all its work. SALAR aims to be the arena in which local government policy takes shape. It establishes forums and work methods that develop the commitment, interest and participation of our members and the general public with respect to a wide range of social issues.


Author: Claudia Coimbra - Published At: 2013-10-10 13:51 -

Permaculture is a holistic method for planning, updating and maintaining systems on a human scale, environmentally sustainable, socially equitable and financially viable. Created by two Australian ecologists in the 70s it is based on the concept of the way of life of traditional Aboriginal Australia, this form of culture comes from the idea of ​​permanent culture. Ecological sustainability, which was the initial idea, is extending eventually to local sustainability of human settlements.

OFICINA DO CEGO - Blind Workshop

Author: Claudia Coimbra - Published At: 2013-10-10 08:11 -

Founded in 2009, Blind Workshop unites a group of citizens interested in different phases and aspects of producing print products with a clearly expressed grafical component. To the choice of the name has contributed one ancient tipography, publishing facinating books on botanics, agriculture etc. , putting them under special cover with engraving made by Abraham Bosse. This establishment named Oficina Tipoplástica da Casa Literária do Arco do Cego, has determined the name Blind Workshop, what does not hide a certain irony, if we think what is it devoted to.

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Programme Main Verte

Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-06-06 09:25 -

The City of Paris has implemented a programme to support the creation and development of community gardens.

Bail emphytéotique

Author: Anne-Iris - Published At: 2013-06-05 13:15 -

Often seen as a way of legalizing the occupation of spaces where activities of community interest are being performed, the emphyteutic lease is a type of long-term real estate contract that provides large rights to the lessees on condition of taking care of the land or building and paying a small rent.


Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-05-22 15:32 -

Societal progress towards well-being of all

Creative Limerick - Connect to the Grid

Author: Lorna Muddiman - Published At: 2013-05-22 10:03 -

Creative Limerick - Connect to the Grid, is coordinated by the Economic Development Department (at Limerick City Council) in partnership with the third level colleges, creative industries, commercial property owners and their agents operating in Limerick City. This project seeks to enhance vibrancy and active frontages in Limerick City Centre and to provide active uses for vacant properties while promoting the work of the Creative Industries in our region.


Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-05-16 14:20 -

Improving conditions of care and domestic workers

Swedish national youth policy

Author: Anne-Iris Romens - Published At: 2013-05-16 09:11 -

Swedish national youth policy is cross-sectoral and encompasses all policy areas of relevance to youth.

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