Every year, the Baptist Relief Service announces the Shoebox Campaign, which aims to make Christmas brighter for children in need by wrapping gifts in shoeboxes.
Marquard Media's initiative aims to help small businesses in Hungary through the crisis caused by the epidemic.
The #vegyélhazait initiative was launched with the aim of creating a platform for Hungarian fashion, artists, creators and gastronomy, where members of the community can present themselves and spread the word.
The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA, India), has undertaken an initiative in partnership with the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) to build Child Friendly Smart Cities (CFSC) in India within the urban agenda of building smart cities. The goal of this initiative is to mainstream the needs of children in the urban policy and planning framework of Indian cities under key theme areas - public health, safety and security, transport and mobility and living conditions through programme of activities focused on advocacy and interventions in urban areas.
The Government of the State of Alagoas started implementing in 2016 the “New Life in the Grotas” Programme in the city of Maceio, aiming to improve the quality of life of the inhabitants of the city’s “grotas”. Grotas are narrow, steep and sinuous ravines, an important feature of Maceio’s geography.
A contact point was opened at the Zselic Catholic Elderly Home in Zselickislak. The double-entry container, in the middle separated by a glass wall, offers a solution for meeting relatives and residents of the institution even during a coronavirus epidemic.
The investment ensures that the meetings can be secured in such a way that the relatives do not enter the institution and the residents do not leave it during a ban of visiting or a cerfew. They are able to talk using a sound device.
New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Transit Innovation Partnership are testing an audio wayfinding technology that allows blind and low-vision bus riders to locate bus stops and track bus arrivals.
Sunderland has won Digital Leaders UK's Smart City of the Year 2020 award.
Gaining recognition on a national scale as the UK’s fastest growing smart city with this eagerly awaited appearance in the DL100’s top spot, illustrates the advanced smart agenda and digital achievements from across Sunderland over the past year.
Outcomes and successes of the Smart City’s implementation to date, include:
The aim of the Food Smart Cities Program is to build bridges for sustainable and fair food in cities.
SAFE was created with the mindset that through strategic partnerships and the implementation of projects in Latin America, resources, and experiences dedicated to promote, design, and implement sustainability practices can be optimized and have a greater impact in transforming coffee and cocoa landscapes. Their structure allows them to work on local, national, regional, and international stages addressing the specific challenges and opportunities present at each level.
The municipalities, economic parners, institutions and NGOs of the municipalities of Alsómocsolád, Bikal, Mágocs, Mekényes, Nagyhajmás decided in 2014 to work out a joint development program that would enable the synergistic development of the 5 settlements. The North Hegyhát Micro-Regional Union was born from this initiative, which main goal is to establish long-term and well-grounded cooperation between local governments, companies, institutions and organizations within the micro-region. Moreover, the Union intends to create the first "Smart Area" of Hungary.