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About The Innovation in Politics Institute

The Innovation in Politics Institute is an international, non-governmental organisation that identifies, develops and implements innovation in politics in order to strengthen democracy in Europe and beyond.

With a Europe-wide network of offices and partner organisations in 21 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom), and together with political leaders at all levels, the institute is building tomorrow’s politics today.

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Press Releases

2024 Innovation in Politics Awards Now Open

Vienna, Austria, 4th September 2023 For the seventh consecutive year, the Innovation in Politics Institute has officially opened the application process for its annual Awards programme. Against the backdrop of mounting challenges in politics, economics,

SAVE THE DATE for the ACT NOW Mayors’ Conference 2023!

We are thrilled to announce the “Spirit Unbroken: Empowering Local Democracy for Ukraine’s Renewal” conference, taking place in Brussels, Belgium from November 8-10, 2023. The ACT NOW Mayors’ Conference 2023 aims to spotlight the vital role of Ukrainian municipalities for the democratic and resilient development of Ukraine.

Discover the Winners of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2023

Press release: Warsaw, 12 May 2023, The Innovation in Politics Institute is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Innovation in Politics Awards in each of the eight categories. At the official Awards Gala on 11 May 2023 at the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, the successful projects from six different European countries received their prestigious award. 

Three Cities on shortlist for first European Capital of Democracy

Three cities that are frontrunners in democracy have been shortlisted by the Experts’ Jury in the competition for becoming the first European Capital of Democracy (ECoD). The title will be granted to one of these cities in January 2023 by a Citizens’ Jury of up to 10,000 Europeans. 


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