WORK IN PROGRESS: co-design session 20/21 November

On Friday November 20th , the first day of the LabGov     weekend, was dedicated to the activities of co-design. The  labgovers listened the experiences carried out in the four sites of experimentation identified: Garbatella, Appia Antica, Ostia and Municipio V. In each of the four areas, the new labgovers have visited some really […]

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LEARN TO KNOW. Workshop November 13th: Mapping and understanding the territory.

  On 13 November at the LUISS Campus of Viale Romania, LabGovers met several experts who carried out in Rome  experiences of digital, institutional and scientific  mapping. With them they discussed on the importance of mapping as a tool of knowledge and reaserch on the territories, as well as an opportunity to adopt a different view […]

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Travelers-farmers: a new face of sustainable agriculture!

In a world where small realities, slow but intense development, good company and the pleasure to collaborate together sound like something that cannot achieve an optimal level of gain or success, the simple and daily examples of innovation are making the difference, indeed. An innovative idea came across the mind of courageous entrepreneurs to push […]

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LOVEITALY!

LOVEITALY! ORGANIZED A FOUNDRAISING COCKTAIL PARTY TO BRING THE SARCOPHAGUS OF PALAZZO CORSINI TO ITS ANCIENT GLORY   LoveItaly!, which is a non-profit voluntary organization, has organized a fundraising Cocktail Party that was held in the famous Corsini Gallery on December 15th 2015 to restore the Imperial Age sarcophagus of Palazzo Corsini. The beneficiary of […]

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Commons, Sharing economy and Collaboration: Our Future

On the 9th of December, professor Christian Iaione, LabGov coordinator, was guest of the event organized by FuturaTrento at Bookique , a literary cafè that became a place where experts and citizens can share their ideas through the word because ideas are instruments able to change reality.   The main topic discussed was the sharing […]

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CONGRESS COMMONS: CITIZENS, LAW AND GOVERNMENTS – From the “Government” to the ”Governance”

On the 4th of November the think tank Oikos in collaboration with Etopia and GEF (The Green European Foundation), held the event “Congress Commons: citizens, law and governments”. The conference took place at the Royal Library in Brussels. It was the closing seminar of the “Reclaim the Commons” project event series, which is organised with […]

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Ten Points on The City as Commons

“The City as a Commons” conference has produced a body of knowledge that can guide future research and policymaking on which we can build. Specifically, after some reflection, we came away from the conference with at least 10 lessons for the developing field of the urban commons: 1. There are many kinds of urban commons, some existing […]

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30 years of European Capitals of Culture: citizen involvement matters

In 2015 the famous initiative of European Capitals of Culture celebrates its 30th anniversary! Conceived by the Greek Ministry of Culture Melina Mercouri in 1983, this European action has evolved over the years, becoming an international festive event but also an important opportunity to promote local and regional development. The importance of citizenship dimension has […]

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Congress Commons: Citizens, Law and Governments

  Oikos – an independent think tank that strives for social and ecological change, is organising the conference “Congress commons: citizens, law and governments” at the Royal Library of Belgium on the 4th of December 2015 (Keizerslaan 4, 1000 Bruxelles). The aim of the Conference is to bring together stakeholders and discuss about Commons with a […]

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“Collaborare è Bologna”: the new way to think of the city

“Collaborare è Bologna” is a project of the City of Bologna, managed with the Bologna Urban Center and various partners to promote a “culture of collaboration” with continuous and consistent community involvement,and to make technologies, resources, spaces, knowledge, skills and information more accessible. In this framework, on 19 May 2014, the Municipality of Bologna approved […]

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