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Six projects that fight for gender equality

Gender inequality remains a persistent and pressing issue, despite the systematic efforts of the feminist movement over the past century. We want to highlight six projects that are taking unique approaches to fight for gender equality and support those negatively impacted by it.

The annual Innovation in Politics Awards

The annual Innovation in Politics Awards recognise creative politicians from across Europe who show the courage to break new ground to find solutions for today’s challenges. See the program here and register.

Innovation in Politics Awards 2023 call for citizen jurors

Continue readingA New Kind of Coding SChool: kood/JõhviKood/Jõhvi won the 2021 Innovation in Politics Award in the category Education. We spoke to the school’s co-director Karin Künnapas about the idea behind the school.SHE (See her

Job opening for Senior Consultant

Continue readingOur Favourite Books, Series and Podcasts of 2022A New Kind of Coding SChool: kood/JõhviKood/Jõhvi won the 2021 Innovation in Politics Award in the category Education. We spoke to the school’s co-director Karin Künnapas about

Bundled Solidarity in Spain – Frena la curva/Brake the curve

Frena La Curva/Brake The Curve won the 2021 Innovation in Politics award for COVID-19 strategies. The open-source digital citizen’s platform allowed people to cooperate and organise social energy in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. We spoke to Patricia Horrillo and Raúl Oliván Cortés, part of the team behind the project.

Senior Consultant

An exciting opportunity for a consultant with a passion for strategy and innovation at the intersection of business, politics and society. We are The Innovation in Politics Institute

Our Favourite Books, Series and Podcasts of 2022

Continue readingECoD condemns sentencing of Mayor ImamogluBeware of Fake Innovation in Politics AwardsWe have noticed that someone has put a near-identical version of our Innovation in Politics Awards online. This was done without our knowledge

ECoD condemns sentencing of Mayor Imamoglu

The Innovation in Politics Institute and the European Capital of Democracy NPO join the strong condemnation by @Eurocities of yesterday’s sentencing of the Mayor of Istanbul, Mr Ekrem Imamoglu, as nothing more than a politically

What Collective Intelligence can do for Democracies

Collectively people can be smarter than as individuals. Building on that can help us make Democracies better at solving current problems. That is the basic premise of the book soon to be published by Stephen Boucher, who talked to us about what it takes to harvest collective intelligence for Democracy and why this is not already done much better.

Democracy Technologies in Action Across Europe

Our team has been speaking to leaders and professionals from across Europe. We asked them to give us an example of a citizen participation process supported by digital technologies that has been implemented in their municipality or area of work.

Here is a first look at some of the answers we received.