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.
This programme provides professional assistance to people in Lithuania who privately take care of their family members at home.
International House Vilnius is a one-stop-shop providing services, support, and information to help foreign talent when relocating to Vilnius.
A career centre offers guidance and individual consultations to local youth, provided by a team of specialists.
The watchdog network increases the political engagement and knowledge of young people in Lithuania through debates and events.
Encouraging and rewarding the voluntary services of young people through the implementation of an official programme with mentors.
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 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.
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.
In Alytus, citizen involvement happens through a part of the budget being allocated according to citizens’ proposals and ideas.
A Services Centre provides social assistance for elderly and socially vulnerable people in a partnership between the community and the authorities.
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.
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 2022/2023
Rexcatering is a circular, zero-waste project that empowers students to fight food waste by delivering food to those in need with the help of innovative technology.
MAGMA is the world’s first job guarantee project that addresses the issue of long-term unemployment by offering job guarantees, support services, and access to decent employment for job seekers.
Rybnik sets a national example for civic improvement initiatives by adopting a participatory approach to the revitalisation of degraded areas.