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.
Local politicians, experts and young people are working together for social cohesion
Vienna – The former Austrian ambassador to Slovakia, Helfried Carl (50), and NEOS co-founders, Josef Lentsch (43), are new partners of the Europe-wide institute.
This year, the Innovation in Politics Awards for the best political projects from all over Europe were presented in Berlin. Out of over 400 nominees, 80 finalists and eight winners in eight categories were selected by a jury of more than 1,000 European citizens.
Frank, open, uncensored, and on equal terms: The 6th International Mayors’ Conference NOW provided ample space for intense dialogue and innovative formats.
Am Samstag wurden in Wien die Innovation in Politics Awards für die besten politischen Projekte aus ganz Europa zum zweiten Mal verliehen. Aus über 600 Nominierten wurden in acht Kategorien 80 Finalisten und acht Gewinner von einer Jury aus 1.053 europäischen Bürgerinnen und Bürgern ausgewählt.
At the 5th International Mayors’ Conference NOW in Vienna around 190 political decision-makers, experts, NGO representatives and citizens from 27 countries discussed and analysed cross-border approaches to overcoming the challenges facing our society.