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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.

#GDAŃSKPOMAGA (#GDANSKHELPS)

A coordinated campaign organises assistance and improves cooperation between organisations, resident volunteers and the city’s services.

#WirVsVirus Hackathon & Support Programme

A diverse pool of 28,000 participants came together to collectively “hack” digital challenges related to the Corona crisis resulting in a great variety of solutions, co-created by civil society and public authorities. 

3D Printed Respirators

This Czech 3D printing innovation allows for the quick and efficient, international production of high quality reusable masks that can be stored for ten years.

Antivirus Crowdhackathon

Creative and hacking minds meet remotely, interpret the changes caused by COVID-19, and convert the global crisis into an opportunity for progress.

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.

Can Do Bristol – Give, Live, Love Bristol

Bristol’s unique “One City” governance structure allows the city to face the corona crisis with resilience, as volunteers, politicians, communities, and the public and private sector work together holistically.

Culture to the Courtyards

Kaunas brings culture to citizens throughout the pandemic thanks to decentralised artistic performances in backyards in the city.

Gdynia for Medics

Gdynia supports the medical staff facing the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, by providing a dedicated phone line to arrange accommodation, meals, transportation and psychological support.

Gdynia Storm Shelter

A complex system of financial, social, and cultural support services helps local residents in all social groups weather the “storm” of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Haringey Together

Covid-19 brings people together in a London district experiencing deprivation, through phone volunteering, food parcel delivery, donations, Mutual Aid Groups, and more.

Hello, How Are You?

Volunteers “adopt a grandparent” to help senior citizens battle isolation loneliness, support them in daily tasks, and remind them to take their medicine during lock-down.

I Will Help You Learn

A network of volunteers help pupils in their learning process, and facilitate the work of teachers, by providing direct and online learning support.

Leuven Helps

Leuven launches a pioneering platform and call-centre for civil participation, to connect volunteers with citizens in need during and after the Corona-crisis, for meal delivery, language courses, and care tasks.

The Pentagon 20 km/h Traffic Zone – Ville 20

A temporary measure in response to the pandemic has become part of Brussels’ long-term mobility strategy; prioritising pedestrians and cyclists by reducing speed limits and allowing shared use of the roadway.

United We Stream

United We Stream emerged as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic with a fundraising campaign for Berlin’s clubs, which then evolved into a streaming initiative showcasing cross-genre cultural formats for global audiences.

#GDAŃSKPOMAGA (#GDANSKHELPS)

A coordinated campaign organises assistance and improves cooperation between organisations, resident volunteers and the city’s services.

#WirVsVirus Hackathon & Support Programme

A diverse pool of 28,000 participants came together to collectively “hack” digital challenges related to the Corona crisis resulting in a great variety of solutions, co-created by civil society and public authorities. 

3D Printed Respirators

This Czech 3D printing innovation allows for the quick and efficient, international production of high quality reusable masks that can be stored for ten years.

Antivirus Crowdhackathon

Creative and hacking minds meet remotely, interpret the changes caused by COVID-19, and convert the global crisis into an opportunity for progress.

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.

Can Do Bristol – Give, Live, Love Bristol

Bristol’s unique “One City” governance structure allows the city to face the corona crisis with resilience, as volunteers, politicians, communities, and the public and private sector work together holistically.

Culture to the Courtyards

Kaunas brings culture to citizens throughout the pandemic thanks to decentralised artistic performances in backyards in the city.

The Winners
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2024

Citizens of Ankara: Re-Assemble!

This innovative Citizens’ Assembly fosters trust and engagement among citizens and local stakeholders, building a more resilient and cohesive social and political landscape across the City of Ankara.

Condominium E-Voting – Successful E-Democracy

Condominium E-Voting allows residents to communicate their housing issues in a quick, easy, and safe manner, enhancing their engagement in the decision-making process and improving the efficiency of services.