The 7th NOW Conference showcased current research findings and best practices. The conference article summarises the key learnings and shows possible means of fostering cohesive societies at the local level.
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”.
In a blog article about our “Coping with the Crisis platform”, we share four policy insights which we have gained in the last few weeks.
This time, we would like to share four lessons we have learned with a focus on innovation in our political system.
Examples from bright spots in political leadership on the coronavirus.
Five weeks ago, we launched our “Coping with the Crisis platform”. It has grown quickly and is expanding every day. So far, our community has identified more than 250 examples of best practice in Europe which have successfully tackled the secondary effects of the coronavirus crisis. We would like to share four policy insights we have gained over the last few weeks.
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Josef Lentsch is Managing Partner of the Innovation in Politics Institute Germany. Until December 2018, he was Founding Director of NEOS Lab, the think and do tank of NEOS, a political party in Austria. In
The coronavirus crisis poses major challenges for everyone. We collect, document and provide innovative practices in dealing with the crisis across Europe and at all political levels. On this platform we make the best practices available to politics and society.
The global pandemic of COVID-19 has not only made a lot of shortcomings around the globe visible, it has also shown a lot of engagement, selflessness and empathy from the people impacted by it.
Josef Lentsch, Managing Partner at the Innovation in Politics Institute Germany, returns from a week at the Political Startup Incubator in Johannesburg to share his insights.
On 2 March 2020 the first week of the Political Start-Up Incubator, a launchpad for centrist political start-ups in African countries, began.