Apolitical is a learning network for government. It’s where public servants go to stay ahead of emerging agendas in their field, find innovative policy ideas and connect with a global network of peers and experts in more than 170 countries. 

By writing for Apolitical you can put your thoughts and ideas in front of a highly influential global audience, get recognition from your peers and build a strong network in the public sector.  

How to contribute
To write an article for Apolitical, please email Tom Jeffery with a headline for your story and an introductory paragraph (up to 200 words).


If your article is selected, our team of professional editors will guide you to turn your pitch into a finished article. Once it’s published, your article will feature alongside writing by leading public servants and senior policy-makers. 

Why contribute
Here’s what the community of Apolitical contributors say about writing for us: 

Writing for Apolitical has helped me build networks and communicate with a broader audience” — Thea Snow, former senior programme manager for government innovation at Nesta

Writing for Apolitical means we can learn from other contributors, share our views, and raise our profile as part of the frontier of innovation in government” — Carlos Santiso, Director for Digital Innovation in Government, Development Bank of Latin America

“I get to learn, while I write for Apolitical. I love the people here!” — Harshitha Rajashekara, project manager, the New South Wales government, Australia

Get in touch

We’re here to help. We can answer any questions you may have, provide feedback on your article idea or discuss new collaborations. Please email Editor-in-Chief Tom Jeffery.

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