Projects per topic
Projects in Subject Area Participation
Nationwide guidelines for building culture
The advisory board for building culture, which was established within the Austrian Federal Chancellery, identified the development of nationwide guidelines for building culture in the form of a participatory process as a priority for its current term of office. The OEGUT, together with the organisation “PlanSinn” (“Planning Sense”), was assigned this project.
Social Innovations for Energy Transition
A profound transition to a sustainable society is only possible through an interplay between technological and social innovation. In the course of the projekt SINNergyTRANS, ÖGUT and AIT will develop methodological approaches, with which social innovation for energy transition is created, monitored and evaluated in certain regions.
Open FTI Data Pioneers
Open FTI Data enable interested people to gain new research findings. In order to evaluate practical experience with data management plans and OD in a structurised way and to derive guide lines for good practice, a group of open data pioneers should test the implementation of DMP and OD for the future as a part of a supervised process.
Sustainability in Agriculture – Multistakeholder-Workshops
Sustainability in conventional agricuture - around that topic eight multistakeholder-workshops were organised. Together with producers, suppliers and other stakeholders, activites were arranged for different productgroups in the context of „Stiftung Blühendes Österreich“ (founded by REWE).
SMARTBLOCK Step II – Energy, Mobility, Funding, Communication
This project follows on from a pilot study and is an exploratory project within the scope of the Smart Cities Demo, which is an initiative from the Climate and Energy Fund in Austria. The project explores communal solutions for owners of real estate in the areas of energy, mobility and finance and the development of mechanisms to enable participation and communication for this purpose. The results will be summarised in a handbook.
Austrian-wide networking meetings for Mayors to address the crisis of accommodation for Asylum Seekers
People fleeing their countries are one of the major political challenges for Austria in 2016 and Mayors have a key role in this. Not only can they identify living spaces, they can also establish and strengthen coexistence within the community. For this reason, three networking meetings were held for Mayors, who were invited from throughout the whole of Austria.
This project focuses on innovative cooperation/ forms of decision-making in organisations with the goal of stimulating a shift to innovative and sustainable organisational cultures. Alongside this, potential activation strategies for target groups of the “klimaaktiv” initiative will be developed which should lead to a strengthening of the project-development-competence of the “klimaaktiv” network.
Working Group / Strategic Group on Participation
This interdisciplinary group of experts – an initiative of the Ministry of Environment – discusses recommendations and measures for the advancement of public participation in public planning and decision-making processes.
Forums for Gender Equality Dialogue
In 2014 Vienna’s first gender equality monitor was set up. This measured the level of gender equality in twelve topic-areas in Vienna. It became clear that a lot has been achieved over the previous decade. However, women are still disadvantaged in many sectors. Discussion forums on the topic of “Gender Equality” are carried out under the direction of the Women’s Department from Vienna’s local government organisation and aim to give women from Vienna the opportunity to enter into a dialogue on gender equality.
Advice, Moderation, Training
The OEGUT advises, moderates and accompanies the planning and implementation of stakeholder dialogues and/or participation and conflict-solving processes in the community, on a regional level and within orgnaisations.