Expected outcomeAdvocacy and Watchdog role developed
Project duration8 months (01/10/2014-30/05/2015)
Project cost161.338 €
Organization's locationAlepochori Kamaras, Corfu, Greece
EEA Grants amount134.265 €
Platform for political innovation
The Platform for Political Innovation is a project aiming to strengthen the role and efficiency of Civil Society in Greece, focusing on the imperative need for innovation in policy-making. The project includes: A) Comparative research and data visualization on political rights and the institutional role of Civil Society in Greece, B) Educational programmes in participatory design and participatory leadership, diffusing cutting-edge social technologies (world café, open space, future workshop), C) Innovation labs for the development of prototype participatory decision-making processes at local and national level, D) Applications and activities for the dissemination of new knowledge and information on the democratic deficit in Greece and the potential of democratic and collaborative practices in today’s world, E) An international interdisciplinary meeting on ‘Social and Technological Innovation for Democracy’, F) Open source technological tools for civic engagement. The proposed action plan constitutes the phase b of the wider social project “POLITEIA 2.0: Democracy reborn’’ which won the Audience Award in the 2012 European Investment Bank Social Innovation Tournament.