16 brilliant ideas from different countries, which should be immediately implemented in Russia
In the world there are a lot of brilliant ideas of conducting the state policy, which spread out in different countries of the world. We offer you 16 great ideas from different countries, the introduction of which has forced a smile would not go with your face the whole coming year.
50% -s' benefits for the New Year season
Each of us New Year's costing a fortune, but the Norwegian Government took pity on their citizens. In November, the profit tax in Norway is reduced by half, so that residents could spend the saved money in December and January.
Free Maternity Box for mothers, which includes everything needed for the child
Each time a Finnish woman gives birth to a child, the state provides its so-called "mother box" (Maternity Box). In this box are included: mattress, bed sheets, sleeping bag, a few semi-overalls, socks, diapers and other subjects, depending on the mother's neediness. This box can also be used as a crib. This measure aims to provide all children with the same start in life, regardless of the wealth of the family, in which they are born. This step will allow Finland to occupy one of the lowest places in terms of infant mortality.
lottery for conscientious driving
In Stockholm, Sweden, part of the fines collected for exceeding the speed of drivers, go to the lottery fund. Drivers who have not been seen in any violations, will automatically participate in the lottery and have a chance to win some money as a reward for safe driving. Happy motorists get checks for up to $ 3,000, and this scheme is to a large extent encourages drivers to comply with traffic rules.
The money for a rainy day from the National Oil Fund
All the money raised from taxes on oil and gas in Norway, go to the world's largest sovereign (savings) welfare fund. As of January 2014 the Norwegian piggy bank was full to the brim, but rather it were 5, 110 trillion kroner, or $ 828 billion. This fund is designed for a rainy day and to help future generations, if one day in the world of "anything goes not this way".
Billing, depending on the income of fines
In Finland and Sweden there is no such term as Dagsböter, which literally translates as "daily fine." If you will be fined 30 dagsböter, then you will have to pay a fine in the amount of your income within 30 days. This measure is intended to deter people from committing crimes, regardless of their wealth. The system really works, thanks to her one Finnish citizen who has earned over $ 11 million a year, was fined $ 200 thousand. For speeding.
The fee for garbage by weight
In order to deal with the landfill in the German cities people pay for the weight of ejected debris, which is about two dollars per pound (0, 45 kg). As a result, in order to save many residents have to recycle or compost the garbage that is also very beneficial to the environment.
Reducing the prison term for reading
Inmates in Brazil may reduce their sentences by reading books and making reports on them. If everything is correct, then the report for each inmate receives four days of freedom, which are added together and deducted from the total period. Thus Brazilian prisoners can shorten your life up to 48 days each year. The idea is to help people get out of prison more enlightened, educated and less likely to commit crimes. And it seems that it works, because among the prisoners involved in the program, 30% less criminal recidivism.
When it is election time, every citizen is obliged to cast their vote in Australia. In case of refusal they issued a penalty, so the turnout at their polling stations is about 95%. Those who do not want to vote, but did not want to get a penalty, usually draw phallic imagery in the polling sheets.
An anonymous drug test
In the Netherlands, there is a service that allows you to make an anonymous test for illicit drugs, without fear of being arrested. In addition to the results to all the anonymous and communicated information about the side effects and the actions needed in case of overdose.
Free access to museums for all new citizens
When the immigrants in Canada has officially become citizens, they get a free annual subscription to the thousands of museums and cultural centers across Canada. Subscription helps newly made Canadians feel the rich cultural history, as well as learn more about the art of parks and now his country.
Free travel on public vehicles
As in Cuba, very few cars, hitchhiking is the official way to travel. Therefore, public car drivers, including the police, are legally obliged to pick up hitchhikers and ensure that they reach their destination in safety.
The fee for children attending school
Sweden pays for university students the equivalent of $ 187 a month, which provides them with 100% attendance. The program helps pay for school supplies and discourage children desire to skip class.
The state is sponsoring sex with disabled
In the Netherlands, citizens with disabilities receive money from the government to pay for sexual services up to 12 times a year. This step dramatically reduces the level of depression among people with disabilities, many of whom have never had the opportunity to test their sexual performance.
the official Twitter of the country ordinary citizens Management
Every week a random citizen entrusted with management of the official Twitter account of Sweden. The idea is to show the diversity and progressiveness of Sweden, through the person of its ordinary citizens. On one of the last weeks of account management Pernilla (Pernilla), who described herself as "Mother, geek, girl, nerd sports, Cat Lady, ornithologist and lover of trees."
At least one-third of advertising
In the UK and most European countries there is a restriction on the display of advertising, which can show a total of 8 minutes per hour in prime time.
The use of bicycles instead of cars
In the Netherlands, children are required to pass a written test and a practical demonstration of cycling at the age of about 10 years. This means that by the time they become adults, more than 30% of them will use the bicycle as the main mode of transport. The main railway station in the city of Groningen has parking for 10,000 bicycles. This measure has led to a sharp decline in car use, the level of congestion and pollution.
What we should be proud of: a free ride on the subway, in exchange for squats
In order to combat obesity in the Moscow metro station "Exhibition" was a vending machine, which provides free travel for squats. 30 sit-ups in front of the machine chamber you have the right to one free trip.