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.
A series of targeted measures offer support to victims of bullying, as well as raising awareness and providing training on dealing with bullying, both on and offline.
Businesses consult with older customers about the changes they could make to improve their services, and in doing so engage with an often neglected but expanding consumer base.
A new approach to recruiting apprentices aims to inspire the next generation of skilled workers through the use of new technologies and the creation of regional and national communication networks.
The first training centre specifically adapted to the needs of disabled people opens in Bulgaria, empowering them by increasing their skills, knowledge, and participation in the labour market.
A flexible and responsive waste-collection service is designed to help businesses take control of their waste.
A representative group of citizens discuss three challenging topics and make recommendations which will inform the city’s plans for the future.
The Citizens’ Convention on Climate, an unprecedented democratic experiment in France, aims to give citizens a voice to accelerate the fight against climate change.
Ulm has been chosen as one of Germany’s Cities of the Future, implementing digital projects using a bottom-up co-creation approach which will develop the urban environment in a more sustainable way.
An e-governance App is launched which facilitates citizen participation and helps the administration communicate with the city’s residents.
The City of Milan develops an app to enable newsstands to securely provide citizens with certificates issued by the registry office on demand.
Residents are involved in the creation of the city’s development strategy, enabling the realisation of a shared vision for the future.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
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.
A novel approach to recycling sees plastic bottles exchanged for discounts on public transport tickets in Italy.
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.