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 coping with Covid-19. The initiatives presented here come from all political and regional levels and from across the democratic party spectrum in Europe and the MENAT region. What they all have in common: they show that democracy works.
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 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.
Routine visits to the doctor become a thing of the past in this Swedish locality with a digital service that relies on digital identification, SMS, and email.
Irish libraries evolve into accessible community hubs that meet the needs of their communities.
“Bully Box” is an app which allows young people, parents, and teachers to safely and anonymously report acts of bullying in schools.
This initiative connects remote areas with different types of infrastructure, and is designed to promote investment, living, learning, and prosperity along the Atlantic coast region of Ireland.
Finland seeks to educate 1% of European citizens in the basics of Artificial Intelligence to bring to the EU an understanding and capability to match China and the USA in these applications.
Be-More is an online platform which simplifies the search for a suitable apprenticeship in Liverpool.
A system developed in Switzerland creates trustworthy government communication channels and digital identities for citizens.
A digital wizard tool provides various opportunities for schoolchildren to do their own programming and explore the world of bits and bytes.
The citizens of Ludwigshafen re-imagine urban space and discuss their ideas about how to redevelop the location of a former highway.
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.
An exchange platform for feedback and proposals intends to enable each citizen to contribute directly to projects and the governance of a territory, at the neighbourhood, municipal, and regional level.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2020
The initiative supplies school children with organic food and educates them about organic farming, changing the lifestyle of many families in the region.
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.
Outdated high-rise buildings are deconstructed and the recovered materials reused to build sustainable, modern social housing units, with low carbon footprints.