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Regions are from Mars, Cities are from Venus
Cities

Regions are from Mars, Cities are from Venus

Written by Peter Ramsden, Freiss ltd in July 2016 Can social innovation ecosystems overlap with those for technological innovation? Where are the…
19 July 2016Peter Ramsden
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Young migrants trained in beekeeping
Migration

Young migrants trained in beekeeping

This article was written by Jean-Luc Janot, AEIDL and also available to read in French. Since February 2016, fifteen young African asylum seekers h…
19 May 2016Jean-Luc Janot, AEIDL
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Social Impact Bonds: State of Play & Lessons Learnt
Finance

Social Impact Bonds: State of Play & Lessons Learnt

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) have spread around the globe in the past five years. At a time of pressure on public budgets following the economic crisi…
11 May 2016OECD
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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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The Second International Conference on Social Innovation in Languedoc-Roussillon
Networks

The Second International Conference on Social Innovation in Languedoc-Roussillon

The Second International Conference on Social Innovation took place at the REALIS Centre of Montpellier, on the 27th of November 2015. The Languedoc…
29 April 2016SIE
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V@SI, the first interactive platform for adapted physical activities
Health

V@SI, the first interactive platform for adapted physical activities

This article is also available to read in French. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), "Good health is a state of complete physical, so…
31 March 2016Social Innovation Europe
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Meet Sylvie Le Bars and the European project TRAIN in Stations
Housing

Meet Sylvie Le Bars and the European project TRAIN in Stations

Sylvie Le Bars is an expert in European projects. She spent seven years in Brussels working for the European institutions before joining France and…
19 March 2016SIE
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From caravans to kitchens: alleviating the suffering of refugees in Calais
Migration

From caravans to kitchens: alleviating the suffering of refugees in Calais

Although our series focuses on longer-term sustainable approaches to migrant integration, we think it is important to highlight projects that are pr…
3 February 2016Sneh Jani, Year Here Fellow
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Kiron: An online university giving refugees a free education
Education

Kiron: An online university giving refugees a free education

Kiron is open higher education for refugees. They provide refugees with world-class education and the opportunity to graduate at a university free o…
4 January 2016SIE
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