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.
The traditionally controversial measure of same-sex marriage is first introduced by referendum, which leads to its legalisation in Ireland.
More Influence for the Elderly, as Stockholm Reforms Domestic Care Services
Home care in Sweden’s capital gets examined and reformed, making the system more responsive to patients’ needs, especially regarding the distribution of time slots.
Municipal Apprenticeship Initiative
This project organises apprenticeships for refugees, making up for the decline in local applicants.
Municipal Programmes to Improve Citizens’ Quality of Life
Better community services are introduced in the city, which provide easier access to healthcare, such as dental check-ups in schools, and housing and mobility services for the elderly.
Music School in the Country
A professionally organised music school in a rural community in Poland elevates the local culture and artistic interest.
No Wrong Door
Structural changes within council care break the negative cycle for young people, with the introduction of comprehensive, multidisciplinary teams.
One-Day Labour Contracts
Working conditions are protected in Bulgaria by a recent law, guaranteeing farm labourers proper pay and insurance through short-term work contracts.
Online Public Space Problem-Reporting System
To report a problem in public space, users within this project can log the current location of the device used, specify the street address, or just click on a map of the application.
An open data website fosters trust between the city and its inhabitants, making its expenses and other assets transparent.
Paris’ Participatory Budget
Citizens vote for projects proposed by other citizens, making the city more collaborative, with a total of 100 million EUR allocated to this initiative each year.
Parliament & Citizens
Using the power of collective intelligence, this association seeks input from ordinary citizens to collaborate with MPs on drafting bills.
Physical, Mental, and Social Support for Women who have been Victims of Violence
A multidisciplinary support centre provides comprehensive care for female victims of violence, backed by technical innovation, carers, lawyers, and psychologists.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
Rijnvliet Edible Neighbourhood
Participatory co-design creates a residential neighbourhood around accessible urban agriculture, enhancing the quality of life for inhabitants and the rich biodiversity for all living things.
Brake the Curve
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.
A social enterprise facilitates the transition from urban to rural living by working with rural communities to help them integrate new arrivals.