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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.

Cuckoo’s Nest

An apartment in a neighbourhood gets converted into a centre which serves the needs of many migratory residents, by offering educational help, care services, language courses, and various other services.

Energy Income

The project supports socially vulnerable citizens achieving energy independence, whilst creating a beneficial circle where non-consumed energy is used to finance new photovoltaic systems for further households.

From Shack to House

A housing project helps integrate marginalised Roma communities in a village, in a joint effort by families, the bank, and an NGO.

Gdynia Rain Garden

Green urban spaces are designed to teach residents about rainwater retention through the creation of special gardens in residential and commercial properties.

Hotel Village

A bottom-up tourist experience integrates tourist options in Ferla, in a system that lets different parts of the community benefit from renting out housing.

Housing First, Örebro

When homeless people are provided with a home, they have a better chance of overcoming unemployment and addiction.

ICCARus

A city’s innovative funding scheme helps low-income captive residents co-design the renovation of their substandard houses, become more empowered, and create a social network of homeowners.

Integration Project Kistlerhofstraße

Integrative housing in Munich lets young refugees share a living space with local students, supported by social workers 24/7, with an in-house cafeteria that is open to the surrounding community.

Kalkbreite – Connected Living

A housing cooperative in the heart of Zurich, Switzerland, aims to overcome the negative effects of gentrification with participation tools at every level and a deliberately chosen, diverse mix of residents.

Lighthouse Keepers and Area Hosts

Area Hosts and Lighthouse Keepers guide residents through the complex renovation project of the historic city centre and provide tailored support to help with displacement. 

Medication Robots

This project supports old people who wish to continue living in their own homes, by providing electronic medicine dispensers that periodically alert them to take their prescribed medication.

Mixed Youngster Housing Community

Startblok Riekerhaven aims become more that just a housing project, and function as a self-managed community for Dutch young people and young foreigners that provides a good start to adult life in the Netherlands.

Super Circular Estate

Outdated high-rise buildings are deconstructed and the recovered materials reused to build sustainable, modern social housing units, with low carbon footprints.

Cuckoo’s Nest

An apartment in a neighbourhood gets converted into a centre which serves the needs of many migratory residents, by offering educational help, care services, language courses, and various other services.

Energy Income

The project supports socially vulnerable citizens achieving energy independence, whilst creating a beneficial circle where non-consumed energy is used to finance new photovoltaic systems for further households.

From Shack to House

A housing project helps integrate marginalised Roma communities in a village, in a joint effort by families, the bank, and an NGO.

Gdynia Rain Garden

Green urban spaces are designed to teach residents about rainwater retention through the creation of special gardens in residential and commercial properties.

Hotel Village

A bottom-up tourist experience integrates tourist options in Ferla, in a system that lets different parts of the community benefit from renting out housing.

Housing First, Örebro

When homeless people are provided with a home, they have a better chance of overcoming unemployment and addiction.

ICCARus

A city’s innovative funding scheme helps low-income captive residents co-design the renovation of their substandard houses, become more empowered, and create a social network of homeowners.

Integration Project Kistlerhofstraße

Integrative housing in Munich lets young refugees share a living space with local students, supported by social workers 24/7, with an in-house cafeteria that is open to the surrounding community.

Kalkbreite – Connected Living

A housing cooperative in the heart of Zurich, Switzerland, aims to overcome the negative effects of gentrification with participation tools at every level and a deliberately chosen, diverse mix of residents.

The Winners
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2022/2023

Sophia Chatbot

Sophia is a digital chatbot that anonymously assists survivors of domestic violence in gathering potential evidence, provides access to resources and support, and continuously evolves to meet the needs of survivors globally.