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 Integration Year
A one-year integration programme stops refugees from being condemned to waiting and instead allows them to start their education and gain qualifications, shortly after entering the country.
The Skill Mill Newcastle
Structured training and the resulting employment opportunities methodically provide new perspectives to young ex-offenders.
The Skill Mill Tallinn
Tallinn adopts Newcastle’s best practice Skill Mill model, connecting unemployed youth with local stakeholders.
WAFF Education Account
Subsidised education and training courses, with the help of a personal advisor, enable Viennese to secure a fulfilling working life.
Waltham Forest Servicestore
An underfunded London borough uses an online store to sell services and generate revenue for public services that were in danger of being halted.
A hiking trail built along a disused railway line from Waterford to Dungarvan encourages new tourism in Ireland.
We Are Active
Citizens enable the integration of refugees in a small town in Western Austria by providing language training and job orientation.
Works+ Employability Service
Young people gain access to work thanks to a person-centred approach that teaches key skills and builds confidence, tackling a complex range of social issues and economic barriers.
Youth in Łódź
A programme of scholarships, training, and competitions encourages students to come study in the the City of Łódź, Poland, and stay for a lifetime career.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
Summer of Pioneers, Wittenberge
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.
Volunteers are individually connected with people living within a 15-minute walking distance who need support with everyday tasks, strengthening local solidarity and neighbourly relationships.
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.