In this blog, LGIU Associate, Suvi Loponen reflects on her findings while researching for a new briefing on the topic of community wealth building in Finland.
For this episode of the Global Local podcast, LGIU’s Freya Millard chats with Elke Weissmann and Belinda Tyrrell from the Edgehill University about their recent project on using citizen assemblies to address climate change on a local level.
In this blog, Anxhela Bruci, founder of EmpowerFULL (a socio-economic model for the reintegration of survivors of human trafficking), discusses the epidemic of modern slavery – with a current victim estimate of over 50 million people – while also highlighting what we can do on a local level to help recovery and reintegration.
Welcome to All things Scotland, our new weekly overview brought to you by LGIU Scotland Team. Our second edition is focussed on Challenge Poverty Week, Cllr Awards 2022 and a bundle of briefings and reports specially tailored for you.
Welcome to All things Scotland, a new weekly overview brought to you by the LGIU Scotland Team. This first edition focuses on what’s coming up in October, including Challenge Poverty Week, Cllr Awards 2022 and several new briefings from LGIU.
Lucy Slack, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Local Government Forum, discusses the reactions from members of the Commonwealth in the wake of the Queen’s death and what this moment of change means for the association going forward.
Despite her impressive age of 96 years old, for many, the death of Queen Elizabeth II last Thursday still felt almost unexpected. Its impact has been felt far beyond the UK, unleashing intense emotions across the globe – as discussed in this reflective piece.
In this new blog, Matt Buttery, CEO at Triple P, discusses the role of local authorities in assisting and nurturing families in their areas – with a focus on the evolution of Family Hubs and their opportunities.
As a parting gift before leaving for holiday, LGIU’s Chief Executive, Jonathan Carr-West shares the list of books he is aspiring to read this summer, if he can find the time – and ideally, a hammock underneath an olive grove too!
The Global Local podcast has returned to celebrate the first birthday of Global Local in both its newsletter and podcast form. Host Ingrid Koehler and LGIU’s Chief Executive Jonathan Carr-West come together to chat about this exciting milestone along with all the big plans that are in store for Global Local’s future.