Tag: social media

4: Taranto is waiting for replies

“The problems related to the pollution concern all people in Taranto. The future of our city is actually our future as well,” say nine Italian students and three teachers of I.I.S.S. Pacinotti who were involved in the project and worked on it since May 2015. They took this opportunity to reach out to the European Parliament about the pollution of their city. Students have made a video…

2: Improving city traffic through Facebook

Aet Kiisla from Estonia wanted to help to make the traffic management in the city of Narva more intuitive and logical. She has created a Facebook group “Traffic in Narva logical!” (“Liiklus Narvas loogiliseks!”) that today counts over 800 members. Our undertaking has thoroughly positive and constructive nature. We do not protest or fight, we make friendly suggestions for making situations better. We bring out and map the…

MEP Lauristin and MEP Schöpflin about digital inclusion and e-Participation

What policies do policy makers at national and EU levels develop and implement to promote digital empowerment for citizens? We asked György Schöpflin, MEP (EPP, Hungary) and Rapporteur on ECI, and Marju Lauristin, MEP (S&D, Estonia) and Professor of Social Communication, teaching e-Participation, about their policy work and stances on the digital inclusion and e-Participation. Here are excerpts of our…