Following Barcelona as the first-ever European Capital of Democracy, democracy takes center stage again as eight bold cities from across Europe enter the race for next year.
We join the strong condemnation by @Eurocities of yesterday’s sentencing of the Mayor of Istanbul, Mr Ekrem Imamoglu, as a politically motivated attack.
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Brand new Socks Talk Politics episode! The socks talk to Karin Künnapas, Co-Director of kood/Johvi, a new kind of coding school, and winning project of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021 (Education).
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.
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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.
1.067 jurors from all over Europe evaluated 402 projects The jury is has voted! Over 1.000 from all 47 countries of the Council of Europe evaluated this year’s project entries to the Innovation in Politics […]
Meet the finalists of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2018 Dear friends and supporters, We are glad to announce the 80 finalists in 8 categories for the Innovation in Politics Awards 2018 – chosen by the […]
Project Submission open until 23 July 2018 Awards Submissions – Extended deadline to July 23, 2018 Due to numerous requests from project owners throughout Europe, we have decided to extend the timeframe for project submissions […]
We present: The ten finalists chosen by the jury in the category “quality of life” QUALITY OF LIFE (In alphabetical order) Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness Jo Cox (1974 – 2016), MP / Seema Kennedy, […]
We present: The ten finalists chosen by the jury in the category “jobs” JOBS (In alphabetical order) ART2WORK Wim Embrechts BELGIUM Personal development: creating new opportunities for talented young people ART2WORK develops a series of […]
We present: The ten finalists chosen by the jury in the category “prosperity” PROSPERITY (In alphabetical order) A farmers’ supermarket – Coeur Paysan Denis Digel, municipal councillor in Sélestat FRANCE With all their heart: an […]
We present: The ten finalists chosen by the jury in the category “ecology” ECOLOGY (In alphabetical order) Actors of a sustainable Paris – Acteurs du Paris durable Célia Blauel, Maire adjointe chargée de l’environnement FRANCE […]
We present: The ten finalists chosen by the jury in the category “community” COMMUNITY (In alphabetical order) Administrative Swap – Baratto Amministrativo Roberto Del Conte, Mayor of the Municipality of Invorio ITALY The economic crisis […]
We present: The ten finalists chosen by the jury in the category “human rights” HUMAN RIGHTS (In alphabetical order) Barcelona, refugee city – Barcelona, ciutat refugi Jaume Asens, Deputy Mayor of Barcelona / Ignasi Calbó, […]
We present: The ten finalists chosen by the jury in the category “democracy” DEMOCRACY (In alphabetical order) Alternativet Uffe Elbæk, political leader of Alternativet DENMARK Reviving democracy: outside-the-box thinking to overcome ideological constraints With its […]
Find out more about the finalist projects in the category CIVILISATION (In alphabetical order) Academy of Culture Teresa Kot, Commune Head of Jastków POLAND Child development: pre-school activities to compensate for lack of kindergartens The […]