Transparent and Accountable: Ukrainian Cities Fight for Openness

By |2021-09-02T10:32:31+02:00September 2nd 2021|Categories: Smart & Digital Development, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , |

Local authorities often perceive publishing information about their activities as a tedious responsibility. But Ukrainian cities prove that digital openness is a chance for rising investments, growth of trust, and increased human resources. By Olena Ogorodnik from Transparency International Ukraine

A Pulse for Cities: What Makes Open Contracting Essential to Modernizing City Governments

By |2019-08-06T08:57:01+02:00August 6th 2019|Categories: Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Contracting is an unacknowledged superpower that cities have at their disposal to ensure high-quality service delivery to their citizens. Kathrin Frauscher explains how to go about it.

Don’t Build Spaces, Build Ecosystems

By |2021-02-22T15:24:55+01:00February 28th 2019|Categories: Decent Work, Smart & Digital Development, Youth & Gender|Tags: , , |

When opening creative spaces, it is not enough to simply designate a space and add tools and technology, says Roman Vydro, co-Founder of Garage Hub, a community workshop in Kharkiv, Ukraine. What is way more important, is to include a variety of people and let their input create an entire creative ecosystem.

Yuriy bikes to work. How sustainable mobility in Ukraine contributes to climate protection

By |2017-10-14T16:00:18+02:00October 13th 2016|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Urban Mobility|Tags: , , , |

If cities are to live up to their responsibility to protect the climate, they need to invest in sustainable mobility. How Ukrainian-German cooperation is already successfully tackling the challenge of supporting CO2-neutral traffic, you can read about here!

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