On 26 May 2022 SGS and LGiU Australia presented a live Q&A event looking at Equality in Health and Economic Outcomes. We invite you to watch the recording of the event.
State of the Locals in England and Wales – the results
New councillor? LGIU is here for you
State of the Locals in Scotland – the results
The Improvement Service has launched an interactive collection of Local Government climate change case studies. Judi Kilgallon explains the efforts to showcase how councils across Scotland are working to drive change
Following LGIU’s participation in the ICLEI World Congress 2021 – 2022: The Malmö Summit, we hosted a members-only workshop together with our team of experts and colleagues from the International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD) on the role of councils on the road to net zero. Read all about the event in this blog.
Worldwide, policies are being designed to make food systems more sustainable, yet food producers and local governments are rarely meaningfully involved in these conversations. In this piece Diana Garduño Jiménez discusses the Fork to Farm which aims to build relationships of trust between farmers and local-decision makers.
In this blog, Ingrid Koehler reflects on her experience at the Malmö Summit, exploring the key role of local governments globally in sustainability action and the challenges they have to overcome to develop and implement innovative policies.
This blog highlights perspectives on integrating gender and social inclusion into climate resilience planning in India, Bangladesh, and Ecuador, based on a virtual event at the ICLEI World Congress 2022.
Hello from Malmo! We’re hearing inspiring stories at the ICLEI conference like how a housing association is using a environmental and social programmes to improve the financial bottom line.
As executive mayors continue to be rolled out across the OECD, the people of Dublin have just commenced a participative democracy process to determine the best way forward for local governance arrangements in the city region. This blog gives some background for LGIU readers across the globe.
Meath County Council Library Service’s award-winning ‘Laptops for Loan’ reduces digital divide in schools
Continuing our series by winners of the Chambers Ireland 2021 Excellence in Local Government Awards is Meath County Council, whose Library Service was awarded Best Library Service for the project ‘Laptops for Loan’, aimed at addressing the digital divide compounded by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Here’s your round-up from the LGIU team with what you need to know about the local election results across England and Wales.