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Local Government’s Latest Challenge: Combating Climate Change across Europe

This Briefing looks at how the councils who have recently declared a ‘Climate Emergency’ can start to consider the next steps that they will take. It focuses on initiatives that have been implemented in Europe; most specifically in Scandinavian countries and France.

Ireland With case study
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Densification and its objectors in Johannesburg

What are the reasons and objectives behind the drive for densification in South African cities generally and Johannesburg specifically? This briefing describes the policies to achieve densification in the city, why they have engendered animosity from resident groups and how the city is handling these objections.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa With case study
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Cork City Council: A Month in the Life

This month we’re looking at the achievements and innovations of Cork City Council from the past month.

Global, Ireland With case study
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South Tyneside Council’s comprehensive approach to combatting modern slavery

Councils – as service provider, commissioner and community leader – have a range of roles to help eradicate modern slavery. South Tyneside’s Modern Slavery Strategy has identified opportunities to leverage its resources, powers and influence to work with partners to tackle this insidious crime.

Australia, England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland With case study
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Local Government’s Latest Challenge: Combatting Climate Change

This Briefing looks at how the councils who have recently declared a ‘Climate Emergency’ can start to consider the next steps that they will take. It focuses on initiatives that have been implemented in Europe; most specifically in Scandinavian countries and France.

England & Wales, Scotland With case study
Members

Mayo County Council: A Month in the Life

This is the fifth instalment in LGiU Ireland’s series of monthly briefings on local government activities. This month we’re looking at the achievements, innovations and celebrations of Mayo County Council from the month of May.

Ireland With case study
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Green infrastructure: five innovative ways of creating healthier, greener cities

Home to over half of the planet’s population, urban areas are responsible for a significant proportion of global greenhouse gas emissions. This briefing will focus on the benefits of green infrastructure within cities and will highlight ways in which local governments across Europe are working to create greener urban spaces.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland With case study