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.
Sustainability Street by Street (The Hague)
A system in the Hague supports neighbourhood sustainability projects, by providing financial support and advise.
The Bank of Recycling
A recycling system in Latronico grants citizens reimbursements to spend in local shops.
The First Hybrid Bus Line in Scandinavia
A silent and sustainable public transport system in Sweden, along the pioneer bus line 755, features a wireless busstop charging system.
A system in Freiburg aims to eliminate single-use coffee cups through the introduction of a reusable cup, accepted town-wide.
Torino City Lab
A series of innovation labs in Turin focus on innovative solutions for problem-solving and improving the quality of life in an urban setting.
Villeurbanne At Heart
Structural changes and new methods of organising sponsorship and funding are implemented in within a system that connects local businesses with non-profit organisations and sports clubs.
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.
Youth Empowerment: the voice of young people represented and executed in local government
Weekly, organised meetings in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria, give young people a voice, and let them discuss and bring ideas to the local Municipality.
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
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.
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.