In November, 25 cities from the MENA regions will participate in the Local Labs and the ACT NOW Sprint.
Starting close to home is key to restoring people’s faith in politics – and developing lasting solutions.
Rikard Nordin is a Member of the Swedish Parliament and started to discuss politics live while playing esports. He regularly reaches out to a crowd of thousands, allowing citizens to directly approach a parliamentarian.
Issa was twenty at the time, and Sleiman fifteen. Their project remains one of the most empowering examples of youth activism which have deeply impacted the lives of displaced communities.
413 projects were submitted by politicians from across democratic party lines from 25 European countries to the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021. A jury of 1,032 European citizens selected the 90 finalists.
You can prepare all the documents and design all the strategies you need in your organisation. You can tell people that there will be a change, no matter what that includes. But in the end,
Acts of Democracy is a monthly, carefully curated selection of projects and ideas supporting democratic citizen engagement. Have you got a project we should feature here? Tell us what’s good!
Uffe Elbæk is former Minister of Culture and the party leader of The Alternative in Denmark, currently MP for the Independent Greens, where he is the spokesperson for culture and art, education and science, business and entrepreneurship, and foreign affairs.
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The International Day of Democracy, which is celebrated yearly on the 15th of September, grants us a chance to re-assess the global condition of democracy. Democracy is a process as well as a goal, and
Charity is more than random acts of kindness.
Many political intrapreneurs move between input and output in an almost dialectic way – to develop their own thinking, they spar with trusted advisers, and write in various formats: tweets, blogs, op-eds, and often also books.