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What do socks and politics have in common?

Subscribe to our Socks Talk Politics YouTube channel to stay tuned for new episodes! Every week, we interview creative politicians across Europe who are making a difference…

the Local Labs

The Local Labs were developed to help you find solutions to pressing questions in your municipality and take action. Follow us on social media to keep up to date.

ACT NOW Mayors’ Conference

The ACT NOW Mayors’ Conference is a platform that sparks change and supports mayors in tackling global challenges at a local level.

Presenting: The Innovation in Politics Awards

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.

Talking about change is not enough: parties must work on it

“Brexit changed my life. That night made me realise that I was living a European dream that not only was not shared by the majority of the people, but that these same people had been impacted by the narrative of populist political parties that pictured it as a nightmare to escape from.”

The digitalisation of community organising

During the last fifteen years, we have seen the emergence of new political movements globally with a community organising approach towards political engagement. Before that, we saw political parties trying to use mobilisation as their