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.
Irish libraries evolve into accessible community hubs that meet the needs of their communities.
A school provides systematic musical education from kindergarten through to sixth grade, aiming at personal development, teamwork, and creative intelligence.
Coordinated pre-school activities compensate for a lack of kindergartens in a Commune of Poland with dispersed villages.
Tourists with disabilities can visit local sites of interest with the assistance of especially trained guides.
The programme is using a range of cultural activities – including dance, drama, and music –as an innovative way of tackling deprivation and building the self-confidence of children in Scotland.
An online platform in Bonn encourages civic participation in a simple manner, on topics ranging from bike pathways, to problem reporting, to budget planning.
Integrated education achieves better results in this Swedish locality by merging four different schools from diverse parts of town and concentrating all the resources in one site.
A digital literacy programme improves insight into technology for parents, which allows them understand their children better and engage with them more easily.
The creativity of Irish citizens is supported and promoted through a programme dedicated to its integration into public policy.
The Municipality collaborates with cultural institutions to digitise the tangible and intangible history of Plovdiv with 50,000 digital objects, thus preserving local heritage.
Cloud technologies in schools in Bulgaria enable higher-quality education, coordinated materials for teachers, and a good portion of virtual fun, boosting pupils’ interest.
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.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2020
Public transport operational areas become dual-use intelligent distribution hubs, to help reduce delivery vehicle traffic and promote sustainability goals in the city.
An innovative partnership between public services, healthcare, and the voluntary sector, brings a more holistic, long-term approach to health and well-being – social prescribing – to reduce social isolation, strengthen community ties, and help people access support.
A modern data collection system encourages waste separation and incentivises recycling by reducing waste-collection fees.