ACT NOW Mayors’ Conference

The ACT NOW Mayors’ Conference is a platform that sparks change and supports mayors in tackling global challenges at a local level.

Presenting: The Innovation in Politics Awards

In 2021, we celebrate five years of Innovation in Politics Awards. They honour Europe’s most forward-thinking politicians and make their know-how accessible across party lines and national borders.

Talking about change is not enough: parties must work on it

“Brexit changed my life. That night made me realise that I was living a European dream that not only was not shared by the majority of the people, but that these same people had been impacted by the narrative of populist political parties that pictured it as a nightmare to escape from.”

The digitalisation of community organising

During the last fifteen years, we have seen the emergence of new political movements globally with a community organising approach towards political engagement. Before that, we saw political parties trying to use mobilisation as their

Circling back to the benefits of a Circular Economy

We spoke with Cynthia Reynolds about the avenues through which Circular Regions support digital infrastructure and approaches to help both urban and rural communities make the shift from a linear to a circular economy.


The iValues Awards 2021 received 279 project submissions from all over the MENA region – more than anyone expected. We are excited to see such an outstanding number of participants and have now invited citizen