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.
A coordinated campaign organises assistance and improves cooperation between organisations, resident volunteers and the city’s services.
Coordinated pre-school activities compensate for a lack of kindergartens in a Commune of Poland with dispersed villages.
The Active Café helps senior citizens and young people with intellectual disabilities to socially integrate, foster their skills, regain self-esteem, and find their way into a functioning society.
Residents are involved in the creation of the city’s development strategy, enabling the realisation of a shared vision for the future.
A city administration offers all businesses legal, marketing, and business-counselling support for free, to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Small and medium-sized businesses in Lublin’s city centre are individually supported as the district is revived.
Local volunteers in Wrocław help newcomers to learn Polish for free.
Pockets of greenery transform forgotten patches of urban wasteland into community spaces for regeneration, social cohesion, nature, and culture.
“Safe places” in several locations in the city provide on-site support for people experiencing discrimination and foster awareness-raising among the citizens of Gdansk.
A city policy in Gdańsk delivers equally accessible quality services for migrants, and offers a support network to help with integration.
Gdynia supports the medical staff facing the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, by providing a dedicated phone line to arrange accommodation, meals, transportation and psychological support.
Green urban spaces are designed to teach residents about rainwater retention through the creation of special gardens in residential and commercial properties.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
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.
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.
A social enterprise facilitates the transition from urban to rural living by working with rural communities to help them integrate new arrivals.