GCF @ European Week of Regions and Cities „Trusted Policy-Making in the Digital Era”, Brussels (07.-10.10.2019)

On 8 October 2019, Dr. Sarah Wolf, senior researcher in GCF’s Green Growth process, presented the „Decision Theatre – a process for communication, research, and decision support“ at the European Week of Regions and Cities, organized by the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels from 7-10 October. The seminar titled „Trusted Policy-Making in the Digital Era – Smarter citizens engagement and decision processes“ was organized by the Piedmont Region in partnership with TOP-IX Consortium. Data-driven based solutions are widely emerging in our regional governments, presenting an opportunity to design effective local strategies. The seminar explored how policy decisions can be based on sound evidence, presenting and discussing: – the benefits for decision-makers in using smart data platforms and interconnected services, such as spatial planning or social network modeling, – innovative EU-funded projects solutions and other best practices.