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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 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.

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.

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.

Ireland’s LGBTI+ Youth Strategy

LGBTI+ is at the forefront of a three-year action strategy in Ireland to improve the lives of LGBTI+ young people, and to understand the challenges they face today.

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.

The Winners
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2022/2023

Policy Sprint by Expedition Future

A collaborative approach to policy design brings together politicians and key stakeholders from across the political spectrum, and equips them with the skills and mindset needed for effective collaboration.

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.

Sophia Chatbot

Sophia is a digital chatbot that anonymously assists survivors of domestic violence in gathering potential evidence, provides access to resources and support, and continuously evolves to meet the needs of survivors globally.