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.
An Interrail pass grants free travel on trains to all young Europeans, for one month of their choice, when they turn 18.
3D Printed Respirators
This Czech 3D printing innovation allows for the quick and efficient, international production of high quality reusable masks that can be stored for ten years.
A Digital Date With Your Doctor
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.
A Farmers‘ Supermarket – Coeur Paysan
This is the supermarket where the notion of “eating local” finds its most accomplished form of expression; behind each product offered for sale there is a producer who commits himself and is present in the shop in direct contact with consumers.
A Pioneer City for Social and Ecological Innovation
The municipality of Grande Synthe took a holistic approach tackling unemployment, poverty and pollution by improving health and ecological conditions, as well as fostering social integration.
Abortion Prevention through Free Access to Contraceptives
Free access to contraceptives in Norbotten, provided by the local government to all women of ages 26 and below, strengthens women’s trust in health care and reduces the number of abortions.
Academy of Culture
Coordinated pre-school activities compensate for a lack of kindergartens in a Commune of Poland with dispersed villages.
Accessible Tourism for All
Tourists with disabilities can visit local sites of interest with the assistance of especially trained guides.
Adopt a Grandad
This project in Milan represents ‘a meal across generations’ as senior citizens share their lunchtime with schoolchildren, increasing social cohesion.
Age-Friendly Housing Technical Specialists in Irish Local Authorities
Age Friendly Housing Specialists advise local government on how to improve housing options for older residents.
Ireland has become a world leader in addressing elderly people’s issues, by setting up participative councils, making businesses aware, and preparing for population ageing.
An Electric Car for All Citizens
Climate-friendly mobility is instigated by a single electric car, purchased in a small locality for all residents to share.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
+Ricicli +Viaggi – the more you recycle the more you travel
A novel approach to recycling sees plastic bottles exchanged for discounts on public transport tickets in Italy.
Summer of Pioneers, Wittenberge
A small but well-connected town attracts young remote workers to the area by offering them a year in discounted accommodation and access to a co-working space.
Launching KOOD/JÕHVI – A new kind of coding school!
This new coding school gives young people in Estonia’s northeast an opportunity to learn skills that are in high demand, opening the way to new career paths.