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  • Volunteering in Warsaw

    Anyone can be a volunteer, irrespective of their age or the amount of time they can devote to such work. Volunteering means developing one’s passions and interests, gaining experience, having impact on the surroundings, getting to know Warsaw and its residents, and satisfaction from providing support. The City of Warsaw is implementing a project entitled “Warsaw Volunteers” aimed at the development and promotion of the idea of volunteer work. As part of the project, the City is...

  • Local initiative

    What is it? Local initiative is one of the forms of cooperation between local authorities and residents. It is aimed at joint actions for local communities. If you have an idea which is important to your neighbourhood, and you want to implement it together with your neighbours or friends, you can apply to the City of Warsaw for support as part of local initiative. What can you do as part of local initiative? You can implement nearly any idea - from ideas related to green areas or...

  • Counteracting human trafficking

    Contemporary slavery is taking the forms of forced labour, exploitation in the sex industry, forced prostitution, slavery, vagrancy, crime, forced marriage, and organ trade. In order to combat and prevent the crime of human trafficking, which is particularly rampant, and subject to significant fluctuations, it is important to understand its complexity.

  • Culture Cooperative

    What is it? The Culture Cooperative is an online notice board, where institutions, organisations, formal and informal groups, and any interested person can share their resources free-of-charge - space, equipment, skills or complete actions: exhibitions, shows, concerts. Anything you find in the Cooperative can be rented out for the purpose of organising local, cultural or community events. Remember that such events should be non-commercial and open to all Warsaw residents. What...

  • Local Activity Spots (MAL - Miejsca Aktywności Lokalnej)

    What are they? MALs are places which provide free-of-charge access to space and equipment (e.g., a projector, a sound system or kitchen appliances) and share their knowledge on how to implement one’s own ideas. Individuals or representatives of informal groups, NGOs or entities operating for the benefit of local communities are welcome. MALs are not just a new type of institution, they are a work style and a common idea. New locations can join the MAL network, managed by: public...

  • Participatory budget

    Thanks to our participatory budget, residents can decide on the allocation of a part of Warsaw’s budget. Warsaw residents are the ones who develop and submit projects, and then select the ones to be implemented by way of voting. Thus, they decide together on the things that will be built in their closest surroundings, in several city districts, or across Warsaw. Any resident of Warsaw may submit a project or vote as part of the participatory budget. You do not need to be...