- Capacity building
- citizen participation
- Social innovation
Main policy issue to be addressed in relation to the selected topics
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Konin is seen as an innovative point on the Polish map when it comes to solutions concerning rehabilitation and creation of the appropriate conditions for the disabled. The Centre for Non-Governmental Organizations established by the city together with non-governmental partners is a flagship in that process. It includes social cooperatives, the headquarters of the organization itself, the Academy of Life (training apartments for the disabled) and a hostel run by the disabled. This Centre is now regarded as a model one and the package of legal solutions Konin is a city located in central Poland. Currently it has about eighty thousand inhabitants. Konin stays an important administration centre it has been the province capital from 1975, and due to the administrative reform introduced on 1 Jan 1999, Konin became the seat for the township and the capital of the country district. Main Prizes: in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017 Equal Opportunities in the local Self-government. contest for activities taken in aid of disabled people in Konin; Title in The Active Self-government in the Area of Employment of Disabled People - for project "Training flats in The Centre of NGO's"; Main Prize in Greater-Poland Open for Disabled People 2015 Contest; First Prize in Polish edition Icebreakers 2016 Contest; State Fund for Rehabilitation of Disabled People's Chairman of the Management Board Special Prize for The Incubator of Activity and The Centre of NGO's in 2016.