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 four-day festival dedicated to engaging young people in the improvement of their city and introducing them to municipal politics.
Communication Without Barriers
Bratislava provides free online interpretation and transcription services for citizens with hearing or speech disabilities, seniors, and foreigners, making information accessible through advanced communication technologies.
From Shack to House
A housing project helps integrate marginalised Roma communities in a village, in a joint effort by families, the bank, and an NGO.
Home Quarantine Without A Home?
Bratislava sets up a fully-furnished quarantine town with medical and psychological care, for people without homes during lockdown.
No Data Waste in Košeca
A modern data collection system encourages waste separation and incentivises recycling by reducing waste-collection fees.
Regional Strategy for Social Economy
A regional employment agency sets up two integrative social enterprises to support and address the specific needs of disadvantaged and marginalised people with employment difficulties, providing skills development and work experience.
The Smart Maps project is a universal data system in Dubnica nad Váhom that combines all important information about the city on one platform, improving efficiency and resulting in wide-reaching impacts.
The Mosquito Hunters
Experts and volunteer residents join forces to collect data in an environmentally friendly fight against mosquitos.
The Population of Slovakia’s Capital Grew by 120,000… Bees!
Bratislava’s Mayor enhances biodiversity by bringing bee colonies to the city to produce honey on top of municipal buildings.
Two Wheels Instead of Four
A series of campaigns encourages cycling mobility while collecting data for improved bike infrastructure in Slovakia.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
Brake the Curve
The Government of Aragon enabled the creation of platform that channelled the spontaneous civic initiatives that arose as a response to the humanitarian crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Social Laundrette in the Municipality of Chania
The first social laundrette in Crete provides socially vulnerable citizens with the facilities to wash their clothes and take care of their personal hygiene, as well as a sense of self-worth and belonging.