DivAirCity Video Presentation
The existing bias in data is often un unspoken territory. Data sets, data frameworks, Big Data in the modern world are the hidden places where inequality still resides. Data not only describes the world, but it is used to shape it. This is the reason why the approach to data management in DivAirCity is the first initial step to shape inclusive solutions to mitigate air pollution and climate issues in cities
Distributed governance is the specification of principles and methods which enable scalable coordination for forming consensus and to legitimise decisions. In such systems, all participants are treated equally without the presence of a central actor or hierarchy. DivAirCity will work with citizens across Europe and more, with a focus on women, young and elderly people, LGBTQ+ communities, ethnical minorities, diverse able people, low income groups
Community finance and community ownership are becoming attractive to citizens who would want to invest in improvements to air quality in cities and thereby create financial and social returns through improved quality of living. DivAirCity intends to create a set of Smart Cities Contracts enabled by blockchain technology to facilitate new services for citizens
DivAirCity creates twinning partnerships at different levels to enable knowledge transfer and sharing. Research to research activities are linked, cities to cities partnerships are built starting from the cities represented in DivAirCity (Aarhus-DK, Bucharest-RO, Castellon - ES, Orvieto-IT, Potsdam-DE), people to people relationships are created not only at national level but also across Europe and wider, in order to empathise and be part of a common vision for better innovative culturally-driven cities.