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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.

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.

ART2WORK

A series of programmes in personal development and creative exploration build new opportunities for talented young people and reveal their potential.

Atlantic Economic Corridor

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

Be-More is an online platform which simplifies the search for a suitable apprenticeship in Liverpool.

Boost By FC Rosengård

A soccer club creates opportunities with an individualised programme for the economically inexperienced youth, to help them find employment.

Creative & Digital District Charleroi

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.

Creative Tourism Lab

The youth in Opatija create a lab for creative tourism, taking over the design of the logo, the development of activities, and marketing directions.

Factory of Hope

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.

Harraga Boys

A programme in Palermo provides a support system for unaccompanied migrant minors with skills training, work placement, and social housing.

House of Skills

A skills-based labour market is developed by uniting various organisations in career programmes, to support the sustainable employability of lower- and medium-skilled workers.

Housing First, Örebro

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

Jobticket

The Jobticket provides discounted public transport for employees, motivating urban commuters to relieve the environment and the whole community of individualised mobility.

Konexio

Training programmes in different locations in Europe and Africa empower disadvantaged groups through digital literacy, to overcome the digital divide and make earning an income locally possible. 

No Wrong Door

Structural changes within council care break the negative cycle for young people, with the introduction of comprehensive, multidisciplinary teams.

On / Off Factory

An initiative in Parma supports entrepreneurship and youth employability through laboratories that explain business planning, innovative learning and tools, and enable the use fo collaborative spaces and services.

One-Day Labour Contracts

Working conditions are protected in Bulgaria by a recent law, guaranteeing farm labourers proper pay and insurance through short-term work contracts.

Passport4Work

A gamified approach closes the gap between a low-skilled labour force and the fast-growing technical sector, with the help of a skills passport and a tailored education programme for job seekers.

Plymouth 1000 Club

This collaborative platform fosters efficient connections between employers and the young in Plymouth, delivering thousands of job opportunities at a low cost.

Plymouth’s Social Enterprise Investment Fund

This initiative results from imaginative political leadership linked to key officer support, enhancing the already extensive network of organisations and individuals who work together to promote and grow social enterprise through coordinated investments.

Polytechnic at Primary School

Primary school students receive vocational training and participate in projects that involve non-traditional classroom skills, discovering their talents and facilitating a career choice.

Protection for Freelance Workers

Pioneering legislation on workers rights gives freelancers the chance to better negotiate their fees and to be collectively represented by trade unions.

Regional Strategy for Social Economy

A regional employment agency sets up two integrative social enterprises to support and address the specific needs of disadvantaged and marginalised people with employment difficulties, providing skills development and work experience.

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.

ART2WORK

A series of programmes in personal development and creative exploration build new opportunities for talented young people and reveal their potential.

Atlantic Economic Corridor

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

Be-More is an online platform which simplifies the search for a suitable apprenticeship in Liverpool.

Boost By FC Rosengård

A soccer club creates opportunities with an individualised programme for the economically inexperienced youth, to help them find employment.

Creative & Digital District Charleroi

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.

Creative Tourism Lab

The youth in Opatija create a lab for creative tourism, taking over the design of the logo, the development of activities, and marketing directions.

Factory of Hope

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.

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.

SeaProtectorOne, Aarhus

The SeaProtectorOne robot is installed at the river mouth in Aarhus, where the river flows into the harbour, removing rubbish before it enters the sea.