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Global Local Think Tank Review – December 2023/January 2024

Our global think tank review highlights key findings from the world’s leading think tanks and research institutes. This edition includes publications on safeguarding elections, combatting misinformation/disinformation, disaster preparedness, and challenges surrounding net zero and decarbonising buildings. Featured reports also look at inclusive economies, rural disadvantage and opportunities for SMEs.

Global Briefing

Tackling obesity: Case studies and resources for local government

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on those who are tackling obesity and creating healthier communities. You’ll find best practice from Finland, the Philippines, Argentina and the Netherlands, along with plenty of practical policy and resources to for more insight and guidance on the topic.

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Misinformation: Case studies and resources to help tackle it

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on those who are fighting misinformation and disinformation locally. You’ll find best practice from Finland, the USA and the UK, along with plenty of practical policy and resources to help point you in the right direction.

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Housing and planning round-up January 2024

Housing quality is the big issue in the first housing and planning roundup of 2024, with social landlords facing new target times for repairs, including damp and mould. Other stories include rents, rough sleeping, the green belt and historic homes.

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Year in review: Housing delivery and planning in a crisis

This round-up brings together LGIU Australia housing and planning resources from 2023. It uses last year’s briefings and events to reflect on and consider the housing crisis, and explore the role of planning and local government more broadly.

Australia Briefing

Five examples of local government driving the EV transition forward

Every week, we highlight inspiration and innovation from local government worldwide. In this article, we focus on those who are leading the transition to EV. You’ll find best practice from Germany, Belgium, Iceland, USA and the UK, along with plenty of practical policy and resources to help point you in the right direction.

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And Finally: Looking forward in 2024

Highlights from this week: Expectations for the year ahead, 2023 reviewed, our favourite staff media picks from over the holidays.

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