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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.

Apprenticeship in Vorarlberg

A new approach to recruiting apprentices aims to inspire the next generation of skilled workers through the use of new technologies and the creation of regional and national communication networks.

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.

CITY ON

An e-governance App is launched which facilitates citizen participation and helps the administration communicate with the city’s residents.

Gdynia Dialogue Platform

The Gdynia Dialogue Platform centralises information on city projects and engagement opportunities in an open-source format, allowing residents to participate in consultations both in person and online.

LAAAB – Aragón’s Open Governance Laboratory

Citizen participation in public policy is encouraged through the laboratory’s activities, which aim to bring institutions and citizens closer together through open deliberation and transparent decision-making.

Liverpool Budget Simulator

A budget simulator enables citizens to better understand budgetary constraints in Liverpool after the city shifts from industrialisation to digitalisation.

Lunattiva, virtual currency

An experimental, virtual currency is introduced to improve engagement in projects designed to help tackle social problems in a deprived area of Mantua.

MoBio – Mobile Biography for New Immigrants

A structured storage platform for biographical data facilitates the integration process for newly arrived migrants, allowing them to more easily navigate and manage the support services available to them.

MOJAWARSZAWA (MYWARSAW)

Warsaw’s e-service platform simplifies and automates services, providing residents with a more convenient, cost-effective and higher quality means of interacting with their administration.

MYMARKET.BRUSSELS

An online platform connects local businesses with consumers and offers them the opportunity to have their goods delivered by bike, thus supporting a local and sustainable economy.

Open Parliament TV

Open Parliament TV is a platform that allows the German Parliament to record and share their debates, making the political decision-making process more transparent and fostering trust in the democratic process.

Participatory Budgeting in Rybnik

The City of Rybnik uses participatory budgeting to allocate funds to social projects voted on by residents, empowering citizens to shape the direction of their city’s development.

PLACEm

The PLACEm app allows people to participate democratically in community issues by creating digital “places” for public discussion and collaboration.

Rahvaalgatus.ee

Rahvaalgatus.ee is a digital platform in Estonia that enables citizens to create and discuss citizen-led grassroots initiatives, collect public support, and submit ideas to their local government.

SHE – See Her Elected

This community-led initiative supports women into politics in rural areas of Ireland, strengthening local and national democracy by increasing the diversity of political participation.

Smart Maps

The Smart Maps project is a universal data system in Dubnica nad Váhom that combines all important information about the city on one platform, improving efficiency and resulting in wide-reaching impacts.

Valongo Switch to Innovation

Switch to Innovation uses different technological tools with the common goal of promoting inclusive practices to work towards sustainable and fair solutions, which include the participation of all generations.

VisualGob

VisualGob is a new digital system which enables the visualisation of the Government Plan, allowing citizens to monitor their government’s progress in real time.

Vote Rookie

Vote Rookie promotes youth participation in politics by combining digital tools, civic education and gamification in one web-based App.

Apprenticeship in Vorarlberg

A new approach to recruiting apprentices aims to inspire the next generation of skilled workers through the use of new technologies and the creation of regional and national communication networks.

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.

CITY ON

An e-governance App is launched which facilitates citizen participation and helps the administration communicate with the city’s residents.

Gdynia Dialogue Platform

The Gdynia Dialogue Platform centralises information on city projects and engagement opportunities in an open-source format, allowing residents to participate in consultations both in person and online.

LAAAB – Aragón’s Open Governance Laboratory

Citizen participation in public policy is encouraged through the laboratory’s activities, which aim to bring institutions and citizens closer together through open deliberation and transparent decision-making.

Liverpool Budget Simulator

A budget simulator enables citizens to better understand budgetary constraints in Liverpool after the city shifts from industrialisation to digitalisation.

The Winners
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2022/2023

Rexcatering

Rexcatering is a circular, zero-waste project that empowers students to fight food waste by delivering food to those in need with the help of innovative technology.

MAGMA

MAGMA is the world’s first job guarantee project that addresses the issue of long-term unemployment by offering job guarantees, support services, and access to decent employment for job seekers.

Policy Sprint by Expedition Future

A collaborative approach to policy design brings together politicians and key stakeholders from across the political spectrum, and equips them with the skills and mindset needed for effective collaboration.