Best Practice in Politics
We curate exemplary political work that successfully tackles today’s most pressing issues, from education to economy, from ecology to human rights, from democracy to Covid-19 strategies.
This platform is a hub of tried and tested best practices in politics. We invite you to use it for research, analysis and scaling – for a Europe-wide exchange and the co-creative development of innovative politics for today and tomorrow.
Residents are involved in the creation of the city’s development strategy, enabling the realisation of a shared vision for the future.
The Shop Without Money is a place where people can exchange objects and skills, but not money, thus multiplying the lifecycle of everyday objects and promoting the value of sharing in society.
The village of Choualiq in Lebanon uses street art to show young people how they can help to shape their community through political engagement.
The Citizens’ University of Larissa promotes a culture of learning in the city, helping to improve the knowledge, skills and future prospects of all of the city’s residents.
The Well-Being of Future Generations Act provides a legal link between the UNs’ Sustainable Development Goals and Wales’s future pathway by creating a set of seven country-level Well-Being Goals.
Vote Rookie promotes youth participation in politics by combining digital tools, civic education and gamification in one web-based App.
Parent-teacher mediators are familiar with the school systems in both their country of origin and in Germany, allowing them to assist newly arrived families in adapting to the changes.
An innovative crowd-sourcing approach is implemented in response to Ireland’s housing crisis, allowing local residents to register vacant homes in their area and help create new homes from the existing housing stock.
The Violence Algorithm establishes a coordinated institutional response to domestic violence and supports integrated prevention mechanisms.
The Urban Lab Rzeszów involves local residents in the development of their city, improving the appearance of the city as well as the quality of life for all residents.
A voucher scheme subsidises the costs of repairs, encouraging consumers to fix old items instead of throwing them away and buying new ones.
VisualGob is a new digital system which enables the visualisation of the Government Plan, allowing citizens to monitor their government’s progress in real time.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
A novel approach to recycling sees plastic bottles exchanged for discounts on public transport tickets in Italy.
Participatory co-design creates a residential neighbourhood around accessible urban agriculture, enhancing the quality of life for inhabitants and the rich biodiversity for all living things.
The first social laundrette in Crete provides socially vulnerable citizens with the facilities to wash their clothes and take care of their personal hygiene, as well as a sense of self-worth and belonging.