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 Covid-19 strategies.
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 beautiful municipality with a decaying economy and population sees a revival of community life by involving citizens in all aspects of re-designing the city.
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.
Coordinated pre-school activities compensate for a lack of kindergartens in a Commune of Poland with dispersed villages.
Climate-friendly mobility is instigated by a single electric car, purchased in a small locality for all residents to share.
A network of solidarity, in the form of a network of friendly shopkeepers, allows children to be more autonomous, while bringing back social trust and strengthening community ties.
A platform allows citizens to engage in a constructive dialogue with Tundzha Municipality and find agreements about regional projects.
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.
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.
Small and medium-sized businesses in Lublin’s city centre are individually supported as the district is revived.
The local authority in a remote location backs a crowdfunding platform to appeal to faraway investors.
Rural communities connect online through a development project that supports local businesses.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
Volunteers are individually connected with people living within a 15-minute walking distance who need support with everyday tasks, strengthening local solidarity and neighbourly relationships.
The Government of Aragon enabled the creation of platform that channelled the spontaneous civic initiatives that arose as a response to the humanitarian crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
A novel approach to recycling sees plastic bottles exchanged for discounts on public transport tickets in Italy.