We present exemplary political work from all over Europe to you – submitted to the Innovation in Politics Awards and from other sources. (English only)
(FINALIST 2018) Saving a dying village: rebuilding a community, by bringing together current and former members of the village who live around Lithuania and the world.
(FINALIST 2018) Creating cohesive communities: laboratories in Italy that partner with local community organisations to create projects and initiatives that focus on inclusion and social cohesion in marginalised communities.
(FINALIST 2018) A meal across generations: a project in Milan designed to increase social cohesion by having senior citizens share meals with schoolchildren.
(WINNER 2018) Exploring Europe: an Interrail pass granting free train travel to young Europeans.
(FINALIST 2018) Cross-border hospital: a hospital on the Spanish and French border offering medical service in three languages for citizens of both countries.
(FINALIST 2018) Saving money: a municipality in Bulgaria is offering free public transport by purchasing its own buses instead of hiring a company to provide the serrvice.
(FINALIST 2018) Co-funding citizen organised projects: crowdfunding initiative in Milan focused on making Milan a more inclusive and sustainable city.
(FINALIST 2018) Community building through sports: a sports facility on the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland border that focuses on building peaceful relations.
(FINALIST 2018) Connecting rural communities: a development project designed to support local businesses in rural villages.
(FINALIST 2018) Professional home care: a programme in Lithuania to provide assistance to people caring for family members in the home.
(FINALIST 2018) A centre for innovative ideas: a science and innovation project that focuses on sustainable solutions for Newcastle.
(FINALIST 2018) Improving the quality of urban life: a series of innovation labs based in Turin that focus on innovative solutions for problems in an urban setting.