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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.

A Farmers‘ Supermarket – Coeur Paysan

This is the supermarket where the notion of “eating local” finds its most accomplished form of expression; behind each product offered for sale there is a producer who commits himself and is present in the shop in direct contact with consumers.

Actors of a Sustainable Paris

This network is aiming to create a sustainable Paris with activities to reduce the ecological footprint, supported by a website and a physical meeting point.

Arcueil, Edible City

Growing edible plants in public parks and green spaces makes this town’s community, in front of the Gates of Paris, more enjoyable, sustainable, and connected.

Citad’elles

A well-equipped shelter with a multidisciplinary team not only offers refuge to women and children fleeing domestic violence, but also assists them in administrative and legal procedures, and offers further activities to help them regain their self-confidence.

Citizens Round Tables / Urban Walks

Once a year, participative democracy takes place through discussing locally relevant issues with the officials over a cup of coffee or on the go, with the results being published on the town’s website.

Citizens’ Convention on Climate

The Citizens’ Convention on Climate, an unprecedented democratic experiment in France, aims to give citizens a voice to accelerate the fight against climate change.

Communecter – Connect with your Municipality

An exchange platform for feedback and proposals intends to enable each citizen to contribute directly to projects and the governance of a territory, at the neighbourhood, municipal, and regional level.

Entourage

Reaching out to homeless people in the neighbourhood, Entourage is developing an innovative collaborative network which helps local residents meet the street people they see every day.

First Paris Donation Box

A donation box for sharing objects is set up on the streets of Paris, welcoming an average of fifteen people every hour who are ready to circulate their items.

Handicap Equality Mission

A programme aims to simplify government procedures for disabled people, created for and alongside the people with disabilities and their families.

Hospital of Cerdanya

A cross-border hospital on the Franco-Spanish border offers medical service in three languages for citizens of both countries.

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.

Konexio

Training programmes in different locations in Europe and Africa empower disadvantaged groups through digital literacy, to overcome the digital divide and make earning an income locally possible. 

Led by HER

This project develops tools and resources that enable more women to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams through new collaborations and events.

Parliament & Citizens

Using the power of collective intelligence, this association seeks input from ordinary citizens to collaborate with MPs on drafting bills.

Regional Investment Society

Citizens are encouraged to invest (even small amounts) in local businesses, allowing them to become more independent and promoting regional prosperity.

Reims Grand Centre

This development project has transformed an industrial wasteland and under-used promenades into public spaces, improving social links between inhabitants while providing new infrastructure and access to nature.

The Digital Tool – QIOZ

An online language learning tool improves language skills in Île-de-France for citizens, potential future employees of the hospitality sector, and for professionals seeking to broaden their international communication.

The Shop Without Money

The Shop Without Money is a place where people can exchange objects and skills, but not money, thus multiplying the lifecycle of everyday objects and promoting the value of sharing in society.

A Farmers‘ Supermarket – Coeur Paysan

This is the supermarket where the notion of “eating local” finds its most accomplished form of expression; behind each product offered for sale there is a producer who commits himself and is present in the shop in direct contact with consumers.

Actors of a Sustainable Paris

This network is aiming to create a sustainable Paris with activities to reduce the ecological footprint, supported by a website and a physical meeting point.

Arcueil, Edible City

Growing edible plants in public parks and green spaces makes this town’s community, in front of the Gates of Paris, more enjoyable, sustainable, and connected.

Citad’elles

A well-equipped shelter with a multidisciplinary team not only offers refuge to women and children fleeing domestic violence, but also assists them in administrative and legal procedures, and offers further activities to help them regain their self-confidence.

Citizens Round Tables / Urban Walks

Once a year, participative democracy takes place through discussing locally relevant issues with the officials over a cup of coffee or on the go, with the results being published on the town’s website.

Citizens’ Convention on Climate

The Citizens’ Convention on Climate, an unprecedented democratic experiment in France, aims to give citizens a voice to accelerate the fight against climate change.

Communecter – Connect with your Municipality

An exchange platform for feedback and proposals intends to enable each citizen to contribute directly to projects and the governance of a territory, at the neighbourhood, municipal, and regional level.

Entourage

Reaching out to homeless people in the neighbourhood, Entourage is developing an innovative collaborative network which helps local residents meet the street people they see every day.

First Paris Donation Box

A donation box for sharing objects is set up on the streets of Paris, welcoming an average of fifteen people every hour who are ready to circulate their items.

The Winners
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2022/2023

Housing and Work for the Homeless

Housing and Work for the Homeless is an integrated intervention for persons and families facing homelessness and housing exclusion which provides housing, services, and financial support to vulnerable groups.

Gdynia – Deaf-Friendly City

Gdynia’s comprehensive measures have made it one of the first deaf-friendly cities in Poland, ensuring that residents with special needs can fully participate in, and benefit from, city services.