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
Government Innovation Labs (GIL) use creativity as well as systematic innovation processes and projects to find solutions to problems citizens and public administration face.
We invited eleven innovation-driven project owners, local changemakers and best practice creators to share their views on what constitutes political innovation today.
ProxyAddress, winner of The Innovation in Politics Award 2020 in the category Human Rights, gives UK’s homeless their lives back by giving them an address. We spoke with architect Chris Hildrey about how he came up with the idea and how not even a pandemic could stop him from making the project come to life.
We’ve asked our Innovation in Politics Awards jurors why they joined the Jury. Here’s why you should become a juror, too!
During Pride Month 2021, we look at four projects from our Showroom of innovative political practice, that promote inclusive rights.
We spoke with Gilles Pérole, Mayor of Mouans-Sartoux, and Léa Sturton, Head of the sustainable food department in the municipality of Mouans-Sartoux, about what it takes to change the eating habits of a whole community.
If Political Entrepreneurs do not fully understand critical aspects of the political system they want to disrupt, they will fail. And by understanding I mean a deep intellectual and emotional appreciation; an intimacy that is comparable to love – even though sometimes mixed with hate for some aspects of it.
Today in times of climate crisis and loss of nature we need to expand. We must reinvent landscape architecture and grasp it in a more modern inclusive way.
Political parties are the most complex social organisations on earth. They are among the most long-lived, and among the most structurally conservative. All those attributes are the reason why political parties are incredibly hard to innovate.
With his project Home Quarantine without a Home, Matúš Vallo, Mayor of Bratislava and his team won the 2020 Innovation in Politics Award in the category Coping with Covid-19. We spoke with him about teamwork, discipline, and leadership in times of crisis.
Taking civic engagement seriously is a key factor for political innovation, both by bringing politics and citizens closer together and by tapping into a larger and more diverse set of ideas.