Blog

08/25/2020

Best Practice Stories

Who supports refugees on their way to the courtroom?

What awaits refugees in the Austrian courtroom? What decides whether an asylum decision is positive? - The founder of "Workshops Against Fear" told us about her experiences in the courtroom with refugees and about the bumpy road to get there.

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07/06/2020

SozialMarie Award

Mini award ceremony in times of Covid

Due to COVID-19, the big public award ceremony to be held on May 1 could not take place as usual this year. As a small consolation, we visited some of the prizewinning project creators in the summer to congratulate them personally.

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05/01/2020

Best Practice Stories

The unjust virus

The winner’s projects of SozialMarie 2019 talk about the challenges they face and which role social innovation plays in a time of crisis. Guest reportage by Miriam Hübl, independent journalist.

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05/01/2020

SozialMarie Award

The SozialMarie 2020 has been awarded!

The SozialMarie 2020 was awarded to 15 excellent social innovations from Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Croatia by the international expert jury.

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04/30/2020

SozialMarie Award

The Audience Award goes to...

You have decided: The SozialMarie Audience Award goes to TÁVSZEM – Remote Eye from Hungary!

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12/31/2019

SozialMarie Award

Tips for the submission by János Czafrangó

János Czafrangó, one of our patrons of honour in Hungary, will assist you with helpful hints on your submission. Would you like to enter a socially innovative project in the competition? Read his tips here.

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12/11/2019

Our Events

Social Innovation Workshop Hungary 2018-2019

„SozialMarie is a prize for successfully implemented socially innovative projects. What does this definition mean?” On two occasions in 2018 and 2019, we organised social innovation workshops for those interested to learn.

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11/13/2019

Best Practice Stories

Interview with winner Zagreb 041

The Zagreb 041 football club, which is actively committed to integration through sport, received a 2,000 Euro Prize in May. 

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05/02/2019

SozialMarie Award

SozialMarie 2019 goes to...

On 1 May, for the 15th time, 15 social innovations have been awarded the SozialMarie at ORF RadioKulturhaus. Read more about the Prize Winners here!

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05/01/2019

Social Innovation Insights

The Role of the Jury: Bestow awards on few, but appreciate all

The principle of awarding prizes requires the establishment of a sort of hierarchy, although this can neither be achieved continuously, nor in an irrefutably exact manner in every respect. Faced with this dilemma, the jury follows some rules and principles. Written by Josef Hochgerner, jury member. 

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