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Celebrate with us 🎉 Global Local’s first birthday

A year ago, we launched our first newsletter and we have certainly come a long way since. From dealing with potholes to humanitarian concerns, in a short space of time, we’ve covered over 50 different topics that are important to those at the heart of local democracy. Our first birthday edition of Global Local showcases…

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Biodiversity: effective protection and harnessing co-benefits

Despite an increase in policies and actions to support biodiversity, indicators show that biodiversity loss has worsened in recent years. We put the spotlight on local strategies for supporting biodiversity.

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Emerging technologies in education

Over the last decade, the digitalisation of education has already created a number of opportunities for students and educators alike. More recently, emerging (new) technologies – think AI, learning analytics, virtual reality or robotics – have begun to take education to the next stage as we explore in this newsletter.

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Quarterly round-up July 2022

Our quarterly round-up edition of Global Local allows you to revisit your favourite topics – and gives our new readers a chance to catch up. Keep reading for a refresh on our top content from the past few months.

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Participatory democracy: Citizens’ Assemblies

In this newsletter, we illustrated how citizens’ assemblies can come to life, from case studies from Belgium and Ireland to inspiration from Japan’s futuristic roleplay during deliberation to encourage intergenerational equity.

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Freshwater management

We put the spotlight on all things local water management, from clearing pollution and improving biodiversity to securing the supply of fresh, safe drinking water.

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Pride: representation during June and beyond

We explored local government’s responsibility to serve LGBTQIA+ communities, through Pride, representation and more. In this issue, we share a fantastic new interview, plus innovation from leading cities globally and helpful resources and policy examples.

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Behavioural ‘Nudging’

You may have heard of how behavioural theory can ‘nudge’ populations, but how are local governments utilising these insights and techniques? Our featured article in this edition introduces how local governments can take steps to use behavioural insights and we produced an exemplary case study on cycling.

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Skills for new councillors

This edition puts the spotlight on councillors, by exploring the key skills they need to perform their roles effectively and how best to support them.

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Anchor Institutions

This edition focuses on anchor institutions; in particular how local governments can utilise power and collaborate to achieve social outcomes.

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