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Co-Creation at Scale: Our New Policy Brief is out

Last month, together with the Lisbon Council, we launched our newest Policy Brief ‘Co-Creation at Scale: How Service Design, Living Labs and Innovation Networks Help Public Servants Deliver Better Services – and How Those Services Can Be Made Sustainable’ In specific, Charlotte van Ooijen, senior research fellow, and Francesco Mureddu, director at the Lisbon Council, […]

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Join us at the 2021 Digital Government Summit on April 21st!

We would like to invite you to the high-level digital government summit, ‘Government in the Service of Citizens – How ‘Co-Creation’ and Design Thinking Are Making European Public Services Truly Human Centric’, organised by the Lisbon Council and the Co-VAL project, on Wednesday April 21st, at 15h00-17h00 CEST. During this event, experts from five flagship […]

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Human-Centric Digital Government: Decoding the Berlin Declaration – VIDEO AVAILABLE

Just days after European Union member states signed the Berlin Declaration on Digital Society and Value-Based Digital Government, a pan-European pledge for a new approach to digital transformation in Europe, the Lisbon Council convened the High-Level Roundtable on Human-Centric Digital Government: The Berlin Declaration in Practice. Before an eclectic audience of of highly ranked civil servants, local […]

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Join our Virtual Town Hall Meeting ‘Human-Centric Digital Government in Practice’

We would like to invite you to the Virtual Town Hall Meeting ‘Human-Centric Digital Government in Practice’ that the Co-VAL project is organizing with the Lisbon Council, on Friday, December 11th 2020 at 12h00-13h00 CET. This highly interactive virtual event, convened in the immediate aftermath of the signing of the Berlin Declaration on Digital Society, will […]

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COVID-19, public services, financial support

Human Centric Services in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak

By Francesco Mureddu, director at the Lisbon Council, a leading Brussels-based think tank and partner of the Co-VAL project. Several European Member States have implemented a wide array of human centric public services focused on financially supporting citizens during the lockdown. In particular, Hungary, Greece, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, Germany and Denmark have implemented a set […]

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New Dates for the 30th RESER International Congress & Co-VAL Conference

Following the growing escalation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak around the world and after careful consideration, the 30th RESER International Congress & Co-VAL Conference will be rescheduled to take place on January 21st – 22nd 2021 virtually. We have also extended our deadlines for abstracts submission. The new deadlines are: Abstract submission deadline: September 30, 2020. […]

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European Week of Regions and Cities: Join our webinar

We would like to announce that the Municipality of Bærum, Athens Technology Center, the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, the University of Alcalá and the Oslo Region European Office are organising the webinar “Improving co-creation in public services“, on October 7th, from 11.30 – 13.00, during the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC). […]

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