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.
A Municipality in Bulgaria offers free public transport by purchasing its own buses instead of hiring a company to provide the service.
A civil forum in the town of Dobrich mobilises the local society and professionals with a connection to the city, to create and develop beneficial projects.
Green urban spaces are designed to teach residents about rainwater retention through the creation of special gardens in residential and commercial properties.
Sharing knowledge and culture that unite the Lithuanian diaspora around the world, this network connects governmental institutions, Lithuanian schools, and communities abroad to their home country.
A sustainable food system in the Brussels Capital Region encourages the growing of local foods and promotes the reduction of food waste by involving a variety of stakeholders.
Graz supports the professional development of the working population at risk of poverty, with grants for education and training.
A citizen budget in Lublin is dedicated to the allocation of new green spaces throughout the city, developed and chosen by citizens.
A programme aims to simplify government procedures for disabled people, created for and alongside the people with disabilities and their families.
A programme in Palermo provides a support system for unaccompanied migrant minors with skills training, work placement, and social housing.
Newcastle runs a project for innovative ideas in the form of a science and innovation centre that focuses on sustainable solutions for the city.
A cross-border hospital on the Franco-Spanish border offers medical service in three languages for citizens of both countries.
A bottom-up tourist experience integrates tourist options in Ferla, in a system that lets different parts of the community benefit from renting out housing.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2020
Bratislava sets up a fully-furnished quarantine town with medical and psychological care, for people without homes during lockdown.
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.
Public transport operational areas become dual-use intelligent distribution hubs, to help reduce delivery vehicle traffic and promote sustainability goals in the city.