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.
Creative and hacking minds meet remotely, interpret the changes caused by COVID-19, and convert the global crisis into an opportunity for progress.
A series of programmes in personal development and creative exploration build new opportunities for talented young people and reveal their potential.
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.
Be-More is an online platform which simplifies the search for a suitable apprenticeship in Liverpool.
A soccer club creates opportunities with an individualised programme for the economically inexperienced youth, to help them find employment.
This project assists refugees in their integration into nursing and healthcare professions.
A city administration offers all businesses legal, marketing, and business-counselling support for free, to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown.
A bottom-up plan aims at the revitalisation of a former industrial city through digitalisation, and the grouping of innovative minds to collect and execute ideas to reinvigorate the economy.
The youth in Opatija create a lab for creative tourism, taking over the design of the logo, the development of activities, and marketing directions.
The city’s public green spaces are in this programme maintained by the long-term unemployed, such as people without education or war veterans, who in return get to choose from a range of training and educational courses.
Startups are supported by networking, experts, and workshops, and encouraged through funding to have a positive social and economic impact on Milan.
A programme in Chieuti expands the range of services for people with mental disabilities, and offers a way of inclusion in an olive processing and bottling factory.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2020
Public transport operational areas become dual-use intelligent distribution hubs, to help reduce delivery vehicle traffic and promote sustainability goals in the city.
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.
People without a fixed address can use a ProxyAddress through a period of instability to receive assistance and access to needed services and get their lives back on track.