2020 challenged us to find solutions for problems we did not know existed. The Innovation in Politics Awards proved that global crises could not curb the innovative spirit of politicians across Europe. We only had to find a way to make it visible.
We are shocked and horrified by the terrorist act we had to witness in Vienna yesterday. All partners and team members of The Innovation in Politics Institute in Vienna are well and we are grateful to everyone who contacted us immediately to make sure. Thank you all very much for your thoughts and solidarity!
On 29 October, the participants of the first Political Startup Incubator will celebrate its successful run with a keynote speech on the democratic change in Guinea by the political leader Cellou Diallo.
The Jury has decided: See Europe’s best Political Innovators of the Year 2020.
On 31 August 2020 the Innovation in Politics Institute hosted a Breakout Session on the “Evolution of Democratic Parties” at this year’s European Forum Alpbach.
1,050 Europeans have joined the 2020 Innovation in Politics Awards jury. Now the evaluation process has begun.
What are the most pressing challenges of governments in the second half of 2020?
From 2021, each year, one city in Europe will become the European Capital of Democracy, a stage and inspiration for the future of democracy. Citizens from all over Europe will be invited to join.
What unites society when social distancing is necessary due to the corona crisis? We have looked at numerous innovative local initiatives, which can effectively enhance societies during the current public health crisis.
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Josef Lentsch, CEO of the Innovation in Politics Institute Germany, was invited to contribute to the new online certificate of the Hertie School on governing in global crisis. He will be Director of the seminar ”Cross-sector Innovation in Times of Outbreak”.