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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.

Advancing Low-Carbon Mobility in Cascais

This initiative stands out for its holistic approach to integrating sustainable mobility, climate resilience, and community-driven innovation as Cascais transitions to carbon neutrality.

Apadrinaunolivo.org

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

Big Bocs Bwyd

Big Bocs Bwyd empowers future generations to care about the food they eat, understand how it is produced, and learn about how they can live healthy lives.

Buzzwatch – Safeguarding Our Bees

The Buzzwatch project determines the quantity of local food available for pollinators, enabling governments, nature managers, and beekeepers to adjust their policies and interventions.

Change It (Změň To)

The participatory budget “Change It” (in Czech, Změň To) encourages young people aged 12 to 25 to submit their proposals to enhance the public space in Říčany.

Community Power

Community Power brings low-income communities together with Cumberland Council to co-create new ways to work together.

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.

DIPAS_navigator

The DIPAS_navigator scales up public participation and paves the way for more transparency, inclusiveness, and accountability.

e-Justice Portal for Inmates

This digital platform is unique, not only in Estonia but across the world, as it enables paperless court proceedings for inmates serving sentences in detention facilities.

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.

Exchange Energy for a Better World

By fostering connectivity and ensuring energy security, eFriends empowers individuals to access and participate in green-energy initiatives, particularly photovoltaic projects.

Hacknime.to – The New Era of Government

This project uniquely integrates the concept of hackathons into public administration, fusing business concepts with public-sector needs to ensure citizen-centric, prosperous processes.

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.

Life Mentorship Programme

The Life Mentorship Programme sees socially excluded people paired with mentors for a year, to help them reintegrate into normal life.

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.

Mayority

Children learn about democracy through the game “Mayority”, in which players take on the role of a Mayor.

Mini.Stadt 2025 Strategy

The Mini.Stadt participation strategy has led Lichtensteig to become an innovative, modern, and cosmopolitan place, in the middle of rural and mostly conservative surroundings.

Panda Labs Junior for Just Transition

Panda Labs Junior for Just Transition (PLJ4JT) engaged more than 750 high school and university students in the key coal regions of Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia.

Participatory Children and Youth Million

With the Participatory Children’s and Youth Million, young people in Vienna submit their ideas and decide themselves which of their projects will be implemented with 1 million EUR.

Phosphoros Theatre

Phosphoros Theatre builds bravery, creativity, and belonging for young refugees and asylum seekers, co-delivered by practitioners who have experienced forced migration.

Project HELIX

Project HELIX supports food and drink businesses of all sizes in Wales, ensuring they have access to world-leading thinking and support.

Advancing Low-Carbon Mobility in Cascais

This initiative stands out for its holistic approach to integrating sustainable mobility, climate resilience, and community-driven innovation as Cascais transitions to carbon neutrality.

Apadrinaunolivo.org

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

Big Bocs Bwyd

Big Bocs Bwyd empowers future generations to care about the food they eat, understand how it is produced, and learn about how they can live healthy lives.

Buzzwatch – Safeguarding Our Bees

The Buzzwatch project determines the quantity of local food available for pollinators, enabling governments, nature managers, and beekeepers to adjust their policies and interventions.

Change It (Změň To)

The participatory budget “Change It” (in Czech, Změň To) encourages young people aged 12 to 25 to submit their proposals to enhance the public space in Říčany.

Community Power

Community Power brings low-income communities together with Cumberland Council to co-create new ways to work together.

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.

The Winners
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2024

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.