Content Type: Global Local


Air quality and pollution

This week we look at how local governments can help improve air quality and reduce exposure to harmful pollutants.


Global Local bulletin: Year in Review Part Two

Our year in review - local solutions to global challenges. The second of two editions rounding up 2022, with a focus on the challenges faced by local government around planning and built environment.

Members & Global Local

Global Local Think Tank Review – January 2023

We round up the best thinking on local public services from around the world. This edition includes health inequalities, affordable childcare, corruption, dealing with extreme weather and learning from failure.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing
Members & Global Local

Case study roundup December 2022

Our new case study roundup for LGIU members and Global Local subscribers. Read notable practice highlights from our Daily News service and see case studies from our articles and briefings you may have missed.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Publication With case study
Members & Global Local

Rural, Coastal and Island issues- Global Local Executive Panel

Our final Global Executive Panel for 2022, this briefing summarises the December 2022 LGIU and VLGA rural, coastal and island panel. Bringing together Chief Executives from Ireland, the UK and Australia, this briefing shares the highlights of the panel and the experiences of Chief Executives facing the unique challenges in rural, coastal and island communities.

Australia, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing With case study
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Global Local bulletin: Christmas lights

This week, we’re celebrating Christmas around the globe and taking a look back at some of our favourite moments from the past year.


A municipal Christmas

Councils are celebrating the holidays and supporting stronger communities, sustainability and local economic development. Find out how in this fun tour of municipal Christmas cheer.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Publication

All I want for Christmas is… sustainable local government celebrations

Making up for the missing local government references in Mariah Carey’s hit Christmas single, this blog post brings together the LGiU’s international local government community to look at our favourite local government Christmas initiative in Ireland, England, Scotland and Australia.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog-article With case study