In an example of Open Policy Making on a huge scale, almost 2 million people across 194 countries have been involved in defining the United Nation's (UN) Millennium Development Goals.
What is the best way to find new ideas to solve old problems? In the face of a huge unemployment problem across Europe, the European Commission wanted to attract the brightest minds to come up with new solutions. In 2012 they decided to try a competition to see what response they would get.
In early 2009, the Animal Health and Welfare Division (AHWD) in the Rural Directorate in the Scottish Government was tasked with developing a policy to achieve “Officially TB Free (OTF) status” for Scotland.