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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.

Apadrinaunolivo.org

This non-profit organisation creates rural jobs by increasing the number of olive trees in production.

Barcelona, Refugee City

A progressive plan prepares the city for a potentially large influx of refugees, considering the impacts on the inhabitants and coordinating City Council action with NGOs, volunteers, and citizens.

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.

Bridging the Digital Gap

Bridging the Digital Gap aims to close the digital skills gap and resolve accessibility issues faced by people with disabilities and the elderly, using an artificial intelligence layer and accessible cyber-kiosks.

DECIDE MADRID

DECIDE MADRID allows citizens to make direct contributions via the platform, which are evaluated and incorporated into Madrid City Council’s public policies.

Decidim

This free open-source platform allows institutions all over the world to initiate participation processes, leading to the democratisation of development.

Easy Government

Easy Government invites people with disabilities and socially vulnerable people to redesign legal and administrative texts, using easy reading, to create simpler communication materials for all audiences.

Housing Cooperatives in Barcelona

Sostre Cívic is a housing cooperative operating under the right-to-use model, which unites various projects to facilitate self-management in housing development for its members.

La Noche es Joven (The Night is Young)

La Noche es Joven (The Night is Young) is a programme initiated by the City Council of Santander that opens its facilities to the youth of the city at night, on weekends, to offer a series of different activities.

LAAAB – Aragón’s Open Governance Laboratory

Citizen participation in public policy is encouraged through the laboratory’s activities, which aim to bring institutions and citizens closer together through open deliberation and transparent decision-making.

Madrid Innovation Lab

Madrid City Council launching the Madrid Innovation Lab to bring knowledge of new technologies to citizens and small companies and create a robust ecosystem around them.

Madrid Innovation Sandbox

This controlled-testing environment provides safe spaces in which different products, services, and innovative projects can be tested and put into practice, simplifying procedures to facilitate innovation and entrepreneurship, thus attracting talent and investments to the city.

Podemos Participation System

This platform allows registered members to contribute to the discourse of their party, no matter their availability or desired level of involvement.

Poligono Circular

An industrial estate takes a collaborative approach to waste-management by valuing waste materials and implementing circular-economy principles.

Project Arraigo

A social enterprise facilitates the transition from urban to rural living by working with rural communities to help them integrate new arrivals.

ReLabs – Laboratory of Living Waste

A circular system of material usage and re-use changes the urban design and waste management landscape of Madrid, leading to the construction of playgrounds from repurposed materials as well as fundamental systemic changes.

Rexcatering

Rexcatering is a circular, zero-waste project that empowers students to fight food waste by delivering food to those in need with the help of innovative technology.

The Family Card

The Family Card programme is an innovative social aid project that provides cash cards to vulnerable families for the purchase of food and hygiene products, allowing them to save their income for other essential expenses.

The Mar Menor (Menor Sea) has Rights

Granting rights to the Mar Menor and its basin strengthens social democracy and opens the way to furthering ecological justice with a new generation of rights for nature, which complement human rights.

Transparency in Private Entities (TEP)

The Transparency in Private Entities (TEP) platform enables private entities of any size, including associations and small companies, to comply with transparency regulations in Spain.

VisualGob

VisualGob is a new digital system which enables the visualisation of the Government Plan, allowing citizens to monitor their government’s progress in real time.

Apadrinaunolivo.org

This non-profit organisation creates rural jobs by increasing the number of olive trees in production.

Barcelona, Refugee City

A progressive plan prepares the city for a potentially large influx of refugees, considering the impacts on the inhabitants and coordinating City Council action with NGOs, volunteers, and citizens.

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.

Bridging the Digital Gap

Bridging the Digital Gap aims to close the digital skills gap and resolve accessibility issues faced by people with disabilities and the elderly, using an artificial intelligence layer and accessible cyber-kiosks.

DECIDE MADRID

DECIDE MADRID allows citizens to make direct contributions via the platform, which are evaluated and incorporated into Madrid City Council’s public policies.

Decidim

This free open-source platform allows institutions all over the world to initiate participation processes, leading to the democratisation of development.

Easy Government

Easy Government invites people with disabilities and socially vulnerable people to redesign legal and administrative texts, using easy reading, to create simpler communication materials for all audiences.

Housing Cooperatives in Barcelona

Sostre Cívic is a housing cooperative operating under the right-to-use model, which unites various projects to facilitate self-management in housing development for its members.

The Winners
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2024

Condominium E-Voting – Successful E-Democracy

Condominium E-Voting allows residents to communicate their housing issues in a quick, easy, and safe manner, enhancing their engagement in the decision-making process and improving the efficiency of services.

SeaProtectorOne, Aarhus

The SeaProtectorOne robot is installed at the river mouth in Aarhus, where the river flows into the harbour, removing rubbish before it enters the sea.