We have increased understanding about how social innovation can contribute to meeting the policy objectives of the European Union and its Member States, and increased the relevance and effectiveness of public policy related to social innovation.
#SIDeclaration: Over 350 representatives of the community from over 19 EU countries have played a role in co-producing the vision and 10 policy ideas it sets out. The Lisbon Declaration of Social Innovation truly belongs to the community. As of Jan 2019, we have more than 600 people from across Europe endorsing the #SIDeclaration. Most importantly, Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation publically signalled support for Europe’s first cross-sector, citizen-led Declaration for Social Innovation.
Policy masterclasses: It is a series of practical policy learning workshops aimed at accelerating the policy impact of SIC’s networks by drawing on the social innovation learning principles of learning-by-doing and collaborative learning.