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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.

#FreeInterrail

An Interrail pass grants free travel on trains to all young Europeans, for one month of their choice, when they turn 18.

A School with a Musical Influence

A school provides systematic musical education from kindergarten through to sixth grade, aiming at personal development, teamwork, and creative intelligence.

Adopt a Grandad

This project in Milan represents ‘a meal across generations’ as senior citizens share their lunchtime with schoolchildren, increasing social cohesion.

Atlantic Economic Corridor

This initiative connects remote areas with different types of infrastructure, and is designed to promote investment, living, learning, and prosperity along the Atlantic coast region of Ireland.

Boost By FC Rosengård

A soccer club creates opportunities with an individualised programme for the economically inexperienced youth, to help them find employment.

Citizenship Income Granted

A system of mutually beneficial aid is available in Livorno, where families in economic distress are financially supported in exchange for eight hours of municipal work per week.

Community Labs

Laboratories in Italy partner with local community organisations in marginalised communities to create projects and initiatives in the neighbourhood that focus on inclusion and social cohesion.

Cooking and Chatting in Bielefeld

This initiative is about sharing a public meal as part of a quarterly event, where citizens and politicians come together to cook, eat, and discuss.

Creative & Digital District Charleroi

A bottom-up plan aims at the revitalisation of a former industrial city through digitalisation, and the grouping of innovative minds to collect and execute ideas to reinvigorate the economy.

Digital Culture: Heritage for the Future

The Municipality collaborates with cultural institutions to digitise the tangible and intangible history of Plovdiv with 50,000 digital objects, thus preserving local heritage.

Digital Villages

Rural communities connect online through a development project that supports local businesses.

Dublin Bikes

One of the world’s most successful bike sharing schemes provides green, healthy, and accessible city transport for the masses.

Dunmanway Community Garden

A community garden represents much needed communal space, in a small town in Ireland, that aims to be inclusive for all people.

Ebner-Inklusiv-Eschenbach

The integration of local educational institutes into ‘learning neighbourhoods’ in Vienna enhances education and the wider community for children up to 18 years of age.

EVERY ONE EVERY DAY – BARKING AND DAGENHAM

A collaboration engages locals in community business, joint cooking, and creative and social activities in one of London’s poorest boroughs, focusing on the community’s ideas and energies.

Factory of Hope

A programme in Chieuti expands the range of services for people with mental disabilities, and offers a way of inclusion in an olive processing and bottling factory.

Free Public Transportation

A Municipality in Bulgaria offers free public transport by purchasing its own buses instead of hiring a company to provide the service.

Gdynia Rain Garden

Green urban spaces are designed to teach residents about rainwater retention through the creation of special gardens in residential and commercial properties.

Green Budget

A citizen budget in Lublin is dedicated to the allocation of new green spaces throughout the city, developed and chosen by citizens.

Handicap Equality Mission

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

Harraga Boys

A programme in Palermo provides a support system for unaccompanied migrant minors with skills training, work placement, and social housing.

Helix (Newcastle)

Newcastle runs a project for innovative ideas in the form of a science and innovation centre that focuses on sustainable solutions for the city.

Hospital of Cerdanya

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

Hotel Village

A bottom-up tourist experience integrates tourist options in Ferla, in a system that lets different parts of the community benefit from renting out housing.

Integrated Senior Policy Project

The needs of senior citizens in Opole, Poland, are addressed by providing a variety of new care services, such as delivering hot meals, setting up a residential complex, and the opening of an information and education centre.

#FreeInterrail

An Interrail pass grants free travel on trains to all young Europeans, for one month of their choice, when they turn 18.

A School with a Musical Influence

A school provides systematic musical education from kindergarten through to sixth grade, aiming at personal development, teamwork, and creative intelligence.

Adopt a Grandad

This project in Milan represents ‘a meal across generations’ as senior citizens share their lunchtime with schoolchildren, increasing social cohesion.

Atlantic Economic Corridor

This initiative connects remote areas with different types of infrastructure, and is designed to promote investment, living, learning, and prosperity along the Atlantic coast region of Ireland.

Boost By FC Rosengård

A soccer club creates opportunities with an individualised programme for the economically inexperienced youth, to help them find employment.

The Winners
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2024

Citizens of Ankara: Re-Assemble!

This innovative Citizens’ Assembly fosters trust and engagement among citizens and local stakeholders, building a more resilient and cohesive social and political landscape across the City of Ankara.

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.