Piazza Vittorio Cricket Club: when sport helps social inclusion

What we are going to write about today is a bit out of our standards, but it is a news worth spreading. We are going to talk about a crowdfunding campaign for a documentary, a very particular one which is based on a true story set in Rome. I will start by saying that “IT’S […]

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The FabLab innovation: where do we stand?

The stagnation of the economic growth and industrial development could induce us to believe that the time of fabrics has come to an end. Conversely, the emergence of the mounting trend of the so-called “start-up” phenomenon is modernizing the way of doing business. Moreover, the scenario comprehends a different category, namely the one of the […]

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Smart City Expo World Congress: Multinational companies lit the fire of hope

On November 18-20 2014 there was the 4th edition of the “Smart City Expo World Congress” (SCEWC), and it took place in Barcelona. The topics covered during this event were: Smart Society, Technology, Governance, Energy, Mobility and Sustainable City. It was an event full of discussions, projects  and a lot of great ideas were discussed around such […]

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LabGov’s Conference on “Land and new forms of legal order”

Is it possible to develop new forms of legal order through a strategy that better protect the territory of our country? How can legality become a cultural element shared by our community rather than being an abstract concept? These were some of the questions raised at the conference “Territorio e nuove forme di Legalità” that […]

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The transition to a world of the Commons corresponds to the establishment of a new social contract

The neoliberal world-system has entered a multiple crisis, while the stalemate of the growth function is hampering the socio-economic progress. Energy provision, climate stability, food production and distribution, public service provision, land access and political stability are consequentially threatened by a system that is no more sustainable and self-reliant. Moreover, the congestion and the rivalry […]

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Re-designing and communicating governance: next LabGov workshop is coming!

  Next Friday and Saturday, March the 20th and the 21st LUISS School of Government will host the second LabGov workshop. After a virtuous beginning with Ernesto Belisario and the Open Data world, LabGov is proud to invite you to a workshop relating to the design and the communication of governance. This two-day meeting will […]

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“Bari per Bene” – Active Citizens for urban regeneration

A very nice and recommendable initiative about urban regeneration in Italy is the project “Bari per Bene”, adopted by the municipality of Bari. It was a particular San Valentine’s day this year in Bari, because during that day the project has started. An “act of love” dedicated to the whole town. An act proposed by […]

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ArtAbout: when art and social innovation come together

In today’s society topics such as environmental and territorial issues are increasingly gaining importance. The impact that pollution has on the Planet we are living in is of central importance in many debates. Often, though, speeches are not enough to sensitize the population on such a delicate subject. In this context, a new project has […]

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