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.
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.
Innovation in Politics Awards 2017: 150 finalists and experts discuss groundbreaking projects in Vienna
Out of 589 nominated projects, a jury of 1,022 European citizens has selected 80 finalists, representing a wide spectrum of political work.
From today until 31 July the Innovation in Politics Awards will be looking for innovative policy projects in the UK to be nominated. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Vienna on 6 December. The new annual awards for creative and courageous politicians all over Europe will be chosen by a jury of 1,000 citizens from all over Europe.