Building innovative solutions that meet the needs of political professionals and democracy in the 21st century.
In this new blog series we will have a look at the evolution of POLIS, starting with why we think that professional training and development in politics is up for an update.
The ACT NOW Mayors’ Network has started a new process to bring like-minded local leaders together so that words are turned into tangible action by finding innovative local solutions to global problems and supporting their implementation at the local level.
Democracies around the world are experiencing major challenges: The rise of populists, climate change, and social inequalities are only the most obvious ones. To meet these challenges, leaders in the political sphere need specific skills, methods and knowledge.
Wrapping up our series on innovating political parties we’ll provide you with a final short guide.
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From fostering social cohesion to coping with the coronavirus pandemic: it is often cities which are the driving force for innovation. In this episode we take a closer look at cities as natural agents of change.
Innovative ideas can derive from different sources within or outside a political party. But why are some parties better than others at using these ideas to their advantage? Which main areas do leaders and managers of political parties need to look at and manage strategically?
It is widely agreed that digitalisation efforts should be on top of decision-makers’ agendas. To act as trusted political leaders in a democracy in the digital age, politicians and political staff at all levels need to be open to technology and to adapt to new developments.
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.
In this article we look at the role of city leadership in strengthening our democracy and how mayors can meet this challenge.