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.
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 which helps to improve the knowledge, skills and future perspectives of all 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 know the educational system in their country of origin and in Germany, and can therefore facilitate the integration of foreign students into German schools.
An innovative crowd-sourcing approach is implemented in response to Ireland’s housing crisis, allowing local residents to log 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.
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.
United We Stream emerged as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic with a fundraising campaign for Berlin’s clubs, which then evolved into a streaming initiative showcasing cross-genre cultural formats for global audiences.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2020
A modern data collection system encourages waste separation and incentivises recycling by reducing waste-collection fees.
Outdated high-rise buildings are deconstructed and the recovered materials reused to build sustainable, modern social housing units, with low carbon footprints.
Public transport operational areas become dual-use intelligent distribution hubs, to help reduce delivery vehicle traffic and promote sustainability goals in the city.