About LGIU Panels

Welcome to LGIU Panels, a platform for senior local government professionals to share their insights and ideas on various challenges faced by local government worldwide. We’re a member-owned, member-governed, non-partisan non-profit organization that aims to improve the lives of citizens and communities by empowering and supporting local government.

Join us in our mission to support local government and improve the lives of citizens and communities.

Watch a Global Local Executive Panel

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Global Local Executive Panel Series

Our Global Local Executive Panel Series is a unique opportunity for industry leaders to come together and share practical insights on critical topics such as gender equity, misinformation, sustainable housing, coastal communities, and more. These panels are virtual and offer a safe space for professionals to discuss and share ideas.

Get a glimpse of 2023’s Research Symposium

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LGIU's annual research summit

We also host an annual LDRC Summit, where experts from local government and academia come together to conduct practical research on some of the key challenges for local democracy worldwide. This year’s summit will focus on the financial crisis facing local government and steps it can take to address the challenges. It will feature senior leaders from across the local government sector.