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.
Transforming a derelict area in northern Paris into a showcase of citizen governance opens up a new space for many activities in a formerly abandoned public space under the metro.
A donation box for sharing objects is set up on the streets of Paris, welcoming an average of fifteen people every hour who are ready to circulate their items.
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.
Citizens vote for projects proposed by other citizens, making the city more collaborative, with a total of 100 million EUR allocated to this initiative each year.
A multidisciplinary support centre provides comprehensive care for female victims of violence, backed by technical innovation, carers, lawyers, and psychologists.
The City of Paris wants to become greener and hands out licences to those who apply, allowing them to garden in public spaces.
An online language learning tool improves language skills in Île-de-France for citizens, potential future employees of the hospitality sector, and for professionals seeking to broaden their international communication.
Dedicated test location: a commercial area designed to allow experimenting with new business concepts.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
The first social laundrette in Crete provides socially vulnerable citizens with the facilities to wash their clothes and take care of their personal hygiene, as well as a sense of self-worth and belonging.
A social enterprise facilitates the transition from urban to rural living by working with rural communities to help them integrate new arrivals.
A novel approach to recycling sees plastic bottles exchanged for discounts on public transport tickets in Italy.