Showroom

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 FreiburgCup

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.

Waterford Greenway

A hiking trail built along a disused railway line from Waterford to Dungarvan encourages new tourism in Ireland.

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.

The Winners
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021

Neighbourhood Bern

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.