Best Practice in Politics
We curate exemplary political work that successfully tackles today’s most pressing issues. This platform is a hub of tried and tested best practices in politics.
Integrated Home Care Development Programme in Lithuania
This programme provides professional assistance to people in Lithuania who privately take care of their family members at home.
International House Vilnius
International House Vilnius is a one-stop-shop providing services, support, and information to help foreign talent when relocating to Vilnius.
Karjeras – Lithuania’s First One-Stop Career Centre
A career centre offers guidance and individual consultations to local youth, provided by a team of specialists.
Learn Before you Vote
The watchdog network increases the political engagement and knowledge of young people in Lithuania through debates and events.
Lithuanian Youth Voluntary Service
Encouraging and rewarding the voluntary services of young people through the implementation of an official programme with mentors.
Make Government Effective and Efficient through Change Management Practices
A project management strategy is introduced to assist in the implementation of national policies on the local level, helping to establish a more efficient government.
Mobile Youth Work in Rural Areas
Mobile youth workers from a social business company are assigned by the municipality to provide young people in rural Lithuania with individualised social and psychological support to help them reach their full potential.
Nothing about Youth without Youth!
This campaign resulted in a constitutional amendment that reduced the minimum age for government office to 21, increasing possibilities for youth engagement in the political process.
Participatory Budget in Alytus: bringing more democracy and responsibility to the City’s residents
In Alytus, citizen involvement happens through a part of the budget being allocated according to citizens’ proposals and ideas.
Quality Services for the Residents of Guostagalis
A Services Centre provides social assistance for elderly and socially vulnerable people in a partnership between the community and the authorities.
Residents’ Initiatives in Kretinga District
Residents can bring their ideas to the municipal agenda to vote on its implementation and use of budget, and thus influence political and administrative decisions in the locality.
Reviving the Community of Žiūrai
A dying village in rural Lithuania is saved by rebuilding the intergenerational community around folklore songs, reviving the village centre, and bringing current and former inhabitants together in a social media group.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
Summer of Pioneers, Wittenberge
A small but well-connected town attracts young remote workers to the area by offering them a year in discounted accommodation and access to a co-working space.
Volunteers are individually connected with people living within a 15-minute walking distance who need support with everyday tasks, strengthening local solidarity and neighbourly relationships.
+Ricicli +Viaggi – the more you recycle the more you travel
A novel approach to recycling sees plastic bottles exchanged for discounts on public transport tickets in Italy.