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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.

457
Projects
38
Countries
23
Categories

New Life of the Square

Research on the use of urban space in the Old Town of Szczecin led to limitations on car traffic and increased accessibility for pedestrians.

NEXT MANNHEIM

A publicly-owned company combines startup ecosystem support with urban cultural development, applying an interdisciplinary and integrated approach.

KAPS – Flatshare Solidarity Project

A new kind of shared housing provides affordable student accommodation in exchange for involvement in neighbourhood solidarity projects which improve the lives of local residents.

Learning in the Garden

A digital toolbox helps teachers plan outdoor lessons, facilitating a holistic approach to action-oriented learning, as well as bringing children and young people closer to nature.

Home-Made Bristol

This project focuses on practical, ecological, community-based housing solutions by creating a range of housing types, including self-build and self-finish homes, to meet local housing needs.

Lunattiva, virtual currency

An experimental, virtual currency is introduced to improve engagement in projects designed to help tackle social problems in a deprived area of Mantua.

I Will Help You Learn

A network of volunteers help pupils in their learning process, and facilitate the work of teachers, by providing direct and online learning support.

LAAAB – Aragón’s Open Governance Laboratory

Citizen participation in public policy is encouraged through the laboratory’s activities, which aim to bring institutions and citizens closer together through open deliberation and transparent decision-making.

The Winners
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.

SHE – See Her Elected

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.

Social Laundrette in the Municipality of Chania

The first social laundrette in Crete provides socially vulnerable citizens with the facilities to wash their clothes and take care of their personal hygiene, as well as a sense of self-worth and belonging.