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 New Public Library Strategy: Inspiring, Connecting, and Empowering Communities
Irish libraries evolve into accessible community hubs that meet the needs of their communities.
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.
Academy of Culture
Coordinated pre-school activities compensate for a lack of kindergartens in a Commune of Poland with dispersed villages.
Accessible Tourism for All
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.
Bonn Participates! – Bonn Macht Mit!
An online platform in Bonn encourages civic participation in a simple manner, on topics ranging from bike pathways, to problem reporting, to budget planning.
Breaking Down Segregation – The Nyköping Model
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.
Creative Ireland Programme
The creativity of Irish citizens is supported and promoted through a programme dedicated to its integration into public policy.
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.
Digitalisation of the Educational Processes in the Municipal Schools in Plovdiv
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 2021
Social Laundrette in the Municipality of Chania
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.
Brake the Curve
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.
Summer of Pioneers, Wittenberge
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.