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.
One of 13 cities from eight countries has the chance to become the very first European Capital of Democracy.
The Innovation in Politics Institute has opened applications for their annual Awards programme, now in its sixth year.
Die “Europäische Demokratie-Hauptstadt” Trifft Bei Bürgermeister/Innen In Ganz Europa Auf Hohes Interesse
22 Städte aus 13 Ländern haben sich um den Titel der ersten Europäischen Demokratie-Hauptstadt beworben.
Mayors and Local Leaders Meet to Tackle Global Problems: Focus on Refugee Response and Climate Crisis
Mayors, political innovators and young changemakers from across Europe and the MENA region met in Stuttgart from 8-10 May to tackle the biggest issues local communities are facing.
The 2021 Europe-wide Innovation in Politics Awards have drawn to a close with a Spanish initiative being presented the final Award, in the category Quality of Life. Project Arraigo supports urban residents, who want to start a new rural life, to relocate through local networks and an integration system.
The project from Rome, “+Ricicli +Viaggi” – which means, the more you recycle, the more you travel – encourages a more sustainable lifestyle for its citizens by offering discounts on public transport tickets in exchange for recycling plastic bottles.