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.
Digital tokens use the carrot approach to reward environmentally-friendly behaviour with free access to arts and culture.
The integration of local educational institutes into ‘learning neighbourhoods’ in Vienna enhances education and the wider community for children up to 18 years of age.
Effective collaboration means that free and accurate PCR home testing kits are available for everyone living, working or studying in Vienna, enabling regular and convenient testing for COVID-19 which gives results within 24 hours.
Public transport operational areas become dual-use intelligent distribution hubs, to help reduce delivery vehicle traffic and promote sustainability goals in the city.
The prevention programme addresses everyday problems at school by giving children a voice and involving social workers, teachers and parents.
Affordable summer childcare options are provided to all interested families in Vienna.
A voucher scheme subsidises the costs of repairs, encouraging consumers to fix old items instead of throwing them away and buying new ones.
Urban volunteers at six locations guide people in need through the extensive social services network of the city, help make appointments, and assist in applying for financial support.
The City of Vienna asked over 22.000 children and young people about their views on the city and their future, and included them in its youth strategy.
of the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021
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.
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.
A novel approach to recycling sees plastic bottles exchanged for discounts on public transport tickets in Italy.