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In Peru, the lack of systematic evidence hinders efficient budget allocation and innovative public policy. The MEFLab addresses this by conducting experimental evaluations of programs and policies that benefit the Peruvian Ministries and the citizens through improved public services. The lab's innovation lies in using existing evidence, creativity, and collaboration to design new public policy solutions and promote evidence-based decision-making.
The National Internship Program, coordinated by the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye Human Resources Office, is a nationwide program designed to assist youth employability and school-to-work transition. It involves all public institutions and voluntary employers with the aim of providing internship opportunities for university students with principles of equal opportunity and merit ensured by its platform. The Program helped and encouraged candidates to engage in activities for their…
People are demanding increased transparency and participation in government decision-making processes. Project Heart brought together people with lived experience, researchers, designers, and policy analysts to co-envision a way for engagement to be meaningful and bring about more caring and equitable futures for all. The findings are a rallying call for governments to change common practices and move towards co-designing policies/programs as a path to (re)building community relationships.
To tackle air pollution and climate-related challenges, Milan has devised and executed a groundbreaking initiative to engage citizens in sustainability planning – the Permanent Citizens' Assembly on Climate. By fostering inclusive deliberations, the Assembly puts forth tangible recommendations for the city's long term sustainable development agenda. Its innovative model guides an equitable transition that positively impacts all residents ensuring durable civic participation in policymaking.
DCCEEW partnered with the CSIRO to develop a novel approach to track social licence for the energy transition. A valid and reliable survey instrument was designed and deployed to measure Australian attitudes and behavioural intentions towards the energy transition. As the energy transition has been met with concern from communities, results from this survey are key to developing evidence-base policy, and to bassline and track social licence to ensure a speedy and just energy transition.
Cyd (pronounced “Keyed”) is the community-led platform for procurement and commercial practitioners across the public sector in Wales. It’s helping the Welsh public sector to learn from and support each other to implement policy through their day-to-day activities, in line with the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015. The characteristics of Cyd are: user-centred, design-led, iterative and incremental, collaborative, multidisciplinary, and working in the open - inherently…
Niñas Digitales Peru inspires girls aged 8 to 17 in science and technology careers, addressing the underrepresentation of women in these fields. The program focuses on developing digital and technological skills, offering free Scratch Jr programming virtual workshops to girls nationwide and guiding them in programming digital stories. The goal is to inspire and equip girls for active engagement in crafting compelling narratives, fostering their participation in the digital world.
Innova FOSIS created a new way of designing public policies that opened up public problems to solutions from civil society, the private sector, and academia. It allows a space within the state to test solutions on a small scale, through the implementation of learning pilots. It is an open innovation competition, followed by a pilot model for learning management and finally a mechanism for scaling up the best solutions to public policy.
'Seoul Learn' is a project that provides equal educational opportunities to the vulnerable population that has difficulties in accessing educational resources due to socioeconomic reasons. Educational inequality in Korea has been identified as the main culprit behind generational poverty. The project offers various educational services via public platforms to prevent education from causing inequalities.
Since its inception in 2020 for the purpose of realizing a digitally inclusive society, the Digital Competency Center Project has been providing digital competency training for citizens to enjoy the benefits of digital technologies and services as their lives and socioeconomic activities are rapidly digitalized. Thanks to the innovation, any person in Korea can visit their local Digital Competency Center for a free, hands-on training programmes to foster skills for using mobile or digital…