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 beautiful municipality with a decaying economy and population sees a revival of community life by involving citizens in all aspects of re-designing the city.
Citizens in South Dublin vote to allocate a portion of the council’s budget to projects designed and submitted by residents.
A Lebanese municipality uses idle uncultivated land to feed the poor.
An online platform in Bonn encourages civic participation in a simple manner, on topics ranging from bike pathways, to problem reporting, to budget planning.
A system developed in Switzerland creates trustworthy government communication channels and digital identities for citizens.
A platform allows citizens to engage in a constructive dialogue with Tundzha Municipality and find agreements about regional projects.
A system in Brussels engages citizens, allowing residents from different language groups to discuss their ideas and perceptions of the city, and to bring them into the political decision-making process.
The citizens of Ludwigshafen re-imagine urban space and discuss their ideas about how to redevelop the location of a former highway.
This crowdfunding initiative focuses on making Milan a more inclusive and sustainable city by co-funding citizen-organised projects with municipal funds.
New ways of lawmaking in France allow citizens to take part in the digital drafting of a bill, which eventually gets adopted unanimously both by the National Assembly and the Senate.
Neighbourhood ambassadors and randomly selected citizens work with politicians to build trust between people and politics, connecting participatory and representative sides of democracy.
A platform connects people to crowdsource actionable data on corruption, offers training and educational activities, and helps find solutions and close legislative gaps.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
A novel approach to recycling sees plastic bottles exchanged for discounts on public transport tickets in Italy.
This new coding school gives young people in Estonia’s northeast an opportunity to learn skills that are in high demand, opening the way to new career paths.
A small but well-connected town attracts young remote workers to the area by offering them a year in discounted accommodation and access to a co-working space.