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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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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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living labs, public sector innovation

How living lab approaches are used for co-creation and co-innovation of public services

How do living labs evolve as organizational and institutional structures for innovation in real-life settings based on co-creation and co-innovation of public services? What are the future potentials of this specific approach to public sector innovation? These are the questions, which Prof. Lars Fuglsang and Dr. Anne Vorre Hansen from Roskilde University are looking to […]

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knowledge base repository

Co-VAL launches its Knowledge Base Repository

Co-VAL launches its knowledge base repository, a curated collection of research articles and publication entries related to the topics pertinent to Co-VAL, such as that of public sector co-creation, public service design, public sector innovation, and digital transformation. Co-VAL’s knowledge base contains 700 publication entries from prominent journals and publishers. Academics from leading universities and institutions across […]

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New Co-VAL Policy Brief: The State of ‘Co-Creation:’ How Countries, Cities and Regions are Using New Thinking to Deliver Better Services

In ‘The State of ‘Co-Creation:’ How Countries, Cities and Regions are Using New Thinking to Deliver Better Services’, Co-VAL’s newest Policy Brief, Anthony Arundel, Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT, Francesco Mureddu, Director at the Lisbon Council and David Osimo, Director of Research at the Lisbon Council, propose an eight-point programme for delivering co-creation in public administrations […]

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Understanding innovation through the 3 paradigms of Public Administration

In our latest report “Public Service Innovation Networks (PSINs): Collaborating for Innovation and Value Creation”, included in the Deliverable ‘D6.1: 4th Empirical approach to value co-creation in public services: structural transformations’, Benoît Desmarchelier, Faridah Djellal and Faïz Gallouj from the University of Lille, Center for Sociological and Economic Studies and Research (Clersé), address the issue […]

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digital service teams, government, public sector, digital transformation

New Paper ‘Digital service teams in government’ in GIQ!

In her newest published paper ‘Digital service teams in government’ in Government Information Quarterly (GIQ), Dr. Ines Mergel, Professor of Public Administration at the University of Konstanz, elaborated on how national governments are setting up digital service teams (DST), in order to respond to complex IT governance and societal challenges and to introduce digital transformation […]

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