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.
This EU initiative allows young people to volunteer in different community service projects around Europe and supports them in the process.
This online platform makes it easy for volunteers to find the placements that suit them best, and for organisations to announce their vacancies.
Innovative Schools are recognised for their inspiring work with a title, and encouraged to support other schools to follow in their footsteps.
The needs of senior citizens in Opole, Poland, are addressed by providing a variety of new care services, such as delivering hot meals, setting up a residential complex, and the opening of an information and education centre.
A community in Baden-Württemberg province provides a small, family-run, all-day primary school with a farmyard, acquainting schoolchildren with traditional farming methods and farm animals.
A professionally organised music school in a rural community in Poland elevates the local culture and artistic interest.
The digital Open Commons Linz provides access to digital media for all, creating an inclusive and inspiring city environment.
A computer game is used in a playful way to teach computer programming to children.
Primary school students receive vocational training and participate in projects that involve non-traditional classroom skills, discovering their talents and facilitating a career choice.
School competitions are making up for the disadvantages of children in rural areas and upgrade the educational content in various subjects.
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.
The mobile centre at the library of Vratsa reduces information isolation by providing computer literacy training for older people.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2020
Outdated high-rise buildings are deconstructed and the recovered materials reused to build sustainable, modern social housing units, with low carbon footprints.
An innovative partnership between public services, healthcare, and the voluntary sector, brings a more holistic, long-term approach to health and well-being – social prescribing – to reduce social isolation, strengthen community ties, and help people access support.
People without a fixed address can use a ProxyAddress through a period of instability to receive assistance and access to needed services and get their lives back on track.