Gender inequality remains a persistent and pressing issue, despite the systematic efforts of the feminist movement over the past century.
Category: Best Practice
Alliance4Ukraine: Supporting Ukrainians Through Strong Networks
How a not-for-profit enterprise supported refugees in the days after the war in Ukraine started.
The Shadow Pandemic that demands we prioritize women’s safety
Women’s violence is still a common and pervasive violation of human rights.
These pioneer projects foster the power of democratic best practice
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 […]
Effective Altruism as a driver of change in the post-Pandemic World
Charity is more than random acts of kindness.
People and cities in synergy: how Athens bloomed through citizens’ activism
synAthina connects the services of the municipality of Athens with formal and informal civil society groups. It began during a moment of crisis and is still going strong. We spoke with the project’s initiator and former Vice Mayor of Athens, Amalia Zepou.
6 projects that help homeless people regain control over their lives
The successful initiatives led by several European municipalities to get the vulnerable off the streets and into housing were one piece of good news to come out of the Coronavirus pandemic.
How good food strategies change the life of communities
Eating together is better.
What is political innovation? 11 experts share their perspective
We invited eleven innovation-driven project owners, local changemakers and best practice creators to share their views on what constitutes political innovation today.
4 projects that foster equal rights for the LGBTQIA+ community
During Pride Month 2021, we look at four projects from our Showroom of innovative political practice, that promote inclusive rights.
6 ways civic engagement supports political innovation
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.
6 projects that support mental health and emotional wellbeing in crisis
The Corona pandemic has pushed the boundaries of public dialogue and action around mental health, physical safety and social inclusion.
6 projects where young people foster innovation for community life
Young people make crucial contributions to our communities and are empowered by participating, evolve their ideas of citizenship, enhance personal development and active involvement in society.
6 gardening and farming projects that harvest food for thought
Urban gardens provide communities with a host of incredible opportunities. They literally offer the grounds to sustainably grow nourishing greenery, as well as contribute to community health as spaces to develop meaningful friendships, educational initiatives and inspiring “food for thought”.
10 projects where local actors got together to combat climate change
Climate change remains the most pressing global challenge.
Best Practice in Politics
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