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 integrative approach creates better opportunities for disadvantaged young black men, harnessing successful potential, building on existing success, increasing visibility, and tackling stereotypes in the media.
A special consultant team provides support for employees with disabilities and to the management of the Parks and Gardens Municipal Institute in Barcelona.
Joint efforts by the City, companies, and NGOs offer coordinated ecological education to bring measurable benefits for citizens, in terms of pollution and costs.
The pioneer smart city of Rzeszów offers one-stop-shops for public services, such as car registrations and obtaining IDs, sets up a helpline for the same purpose, and introduces a participatory budget.
A major experiment on deliberative democracy leads to the approval of same-sex marriage through a Constitutional Convention, consisting of two-thirds randomly chosen citizens and one-third parliamentarians.
The Commission wants to get conversations started, to fight the widespread problem of loneliness, amongst the community and between private and public organisations.
This project develops tools and resources that enable more women to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams through new collaborations and events.
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 budget simulator enables citizens to better understand budgetary constraints in Liverpool after the city shifts from industrialisation to digitalisation.
The urban Borough of Ealing sets up a comprehensive tree strategy, including free fruit for all residents from orchards, planted on public land.
A planned expressway gives a new boost to an economic activity zone in Poland, attracting new investors.
‘Speed dating’ for non-profits and companies paves pathways of mutual support, exploring opportunities for cooperation without using payments.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
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.
This community-led initiative supports women into politics in rural areas of Ireland, strengthening local and national democracy by increasing the diversity of political participation.
The Government of Aragon enabled the creation of platform that channelled the spontaneous civic initiatives that arose as a response to the humanitarian crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.