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The Citizen as Mayor: Citizen participation in social innovation
Citizen Participation

The Citizen as Mayor: Citizen participation in social innovation

This was originally published on URBACT and was written by Peter Ramsden on April 25th, 2016. The subject of the Eurocities Social Forum in Nantes…
29 April 2016Peter Ramsden
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Applying the SIB model to child welfare projects for the first time in Asia
Education

Applying the SIB model to child welfare projects for the first time in Asia

Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) has adopted the Social Impact Bond (SIB) to the field of child welfare for the first time in Asia. SIB not only…
29 March 2016Jinhwa Park, Secondee
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Stories of Change: How South Korea’s MiRiNae sharing movement is helping the community
Collaboration

Stories of Change: How South Korea’s MiRiNae sharing movement is helping the community

At SIX we think it is important to tell stories where social innovation has impacted people’s lives for the better. Our Stories of Change series t…
29 February 2016Jinhwa Park, Secondee
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How the citizens of Seoul benefit from a sharing culture and an enhanced listening policy
Cities

How the citizens of Seoul benefit from a sharing culture and an enhanced listening policy

It has already been a year since Mr. Won-soon Park started his second term as the Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG), on 1st July 2014. Du…
18 January 2016Jinhwa Park, Secondee
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Mapping the social city: Share your maps
Collaboration

Mapping the social city: Share your maps

As part of our project Mapping the Social City, we are asking: How can social maps and mapping tools offer new insights on peoples’ experiences in…
17 July 2015Social Life
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Social innovation in Seoul Part 1: Communications between citizens and city government
Citizen Participation

Social innovation in Seoul Part 1: Communications between citizens and city government

Hwi-Jin (Daniel) is a civil servant working for Seoul Metropolitan Government and he has been secondeed to SIX from May 2014 for a year. Feel free t…
9 September 2014Hwi-Jin (Daniel) Han
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Unusual Suspects Special: Seoul's Mayor Park talks about Collaboration
Article

Unusual Suspects Special: Seoul's Mayor Park talks about Collaboration

The Unusual Suspects Festival on collaboration is rapidly approaching, and we took the opportunity to speak to the Mayor Park of Seoul, well known f…
22 August 2014Won Soon Park
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A model of multi-channel communication to strengthen governance and citizen engagement
Cities

A model of multi-channel communication to strengthen governance and citizen engagement

This Social Frontier paper was orginally published by Nesta.Social innovation is gaining considerable interest from public policy discourse througho…
16 December 2013Jungwon Kim, Sunkyung Han, Ahyoung Park and So Jung Rim
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The new smart city – from hi-tech sensors to social innovation
Capacity Building

The new smart city – from hi-tech sensors to social innovation

This article was orginally published in the Guardian. If you want to know what's happening with smart cities, then look no further than Seoul. The c…
26 November 2013Tim Smedley
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Meeting the Seoul Man
Citizen Participation

Meeting the Seoul Man

By Eddy Adams, URBACT expert On the business card of Won Soon Park,Seoul’s dynamic and charismatic Mayor, there is a drawing of a spoon-billed san…
27 September 2013Eddy Adams
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