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Weathering the storm. creative solutions in a time of crisis - regional level

From EPSA - European Public Sector Award

Weathering the Storm. Creative Solutions in a Time of Crisis: European and National Level | Regional Level | Supra-Local and Local Level


Award winners

ProjectsCountryOrganisationLevel of governmentSectorShort english description
Development of Wellbeing and Civil Safety in MunicipalitiesFinlandRegional State Administrative Agency for LaplandRegional levelcross-sectoralThe project on Civil Safety in Municipalities has found novel, nationally recognised solutions to implement wellbeing and safety services in municipalities, by bringing in the resources and skills of NGOs and voluntary organisations to complement the services provided by the private sector and municipalities.
Andalusian Health e-LibrarySpainVirtual Library of the Andalusian Public Health SystemRegional levelInformation society, technology, media and audiovisualThe Andalusian Health e-Library (Biblioteca Virtual del Sistema Sanitario Público de Andalucía, BV-SSPA) set up in June 2006 allows health professionals to access the most prestigious resources to facilitate decisiontaking, healthcare, teaching and research activities.

Award nominees

ProjectsCountryOrganisationLevel of governmentSectorShort english description
Upper Austrian Winter Sport WeekAustriaRegional Government of Upper Austria, Directorate for Education and Society, Family Affairs DepartmentRegional levelcross-sectoralThe Upper Austrian Winter Sports Week is a pilot project of the platform ‘school and snow sports’ based on an innovative e-Voucher system to counteract several trends.
Managing Human Public Resources with an Integrated Vision and Looking Towards the Future of the AzoresPortugalVice-Presidency of Regional Government, Organisation and Administration Regional DepartmentRegional levelPublic administration, modernisation, institutional affairs, reformFocusing on the public service vector, the Azorean government made the improvement of service quality one of its main objectives regarding administrative modernisation. The new management model is based on three pillars: 1. Human resources management; 2. Organisation of services; 3. Services assessment.
New ICT Model: Generalitat de Catalunya – an Innovative Sourcing Process through Public-Private CollaborationSpainTelecommunications and IT Centre, Government of CataloniaRegional levelcross-sectoralCTTI is a public corporation assigned to the Department of Enterprise and Labour of the Generalitat de Catalunya to integrate all computer services, telecommunications infrastructure and their administration and management. The Generalitat de Catalunya is organised in 12 ministries or departments; CTTI serves all of them and their public companies regarding ICT.

Honorary mentions and Best Practice Certificates

ProjectsCountryOrganisationLevel of governmentSectorShort english description
DISCIMUSBelgiumAgency for Educational Services, AgODi (Flemish government)Regional levelPublic administration, modernisation, institutional affairs, reformThe Agency for Educational Services (AgODi) is the Flemish government agency responsible for funding all Dutch-speaking public and private (publicly-funded) schools, as well as the implementation of educational policies of primary education, secondary education, student guidance centres, etc. DISCIMUS connects schools’ software applications with the AgODi database and enables schools to send information directly from their software application and registers.
Living with CancerSpainCatalan Institute of OncologyRegional levelcross-sectoralThe Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO), in its mission to reduce the impact of cancer in Catalonia, integrates a model of patient care that combines clinical excellence and human affectivity – acting beyond the disease, being aware of the impact that the situation of vulnerability generates in the family, social and professional environment.

Award submissions