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LGIU offers many different types of events - ranging from policy roundtables to learning and development online seminars and training courses. We also offer in house training - download programme. Contact barry.obrien@lgiu.org to find out more.

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Future of Local Government

FREE public debate on the future of Local Government including local democracy, public services and local economy at Edinburgh City Chambers About this Event Panellists Cllr Shona Haslam | Council Leader of the Scottish Borders Council (Scottish Conservative) Cllr David Ross | Co-Leader of Fife Council (Scottish Labour) Cllr Aileen Morton | Council Leader of…

Scotland

Local Climate Adaptation Leadership Event

On Wednesday June 19 2019 at Glasgow City Chambers, Glasgow City Council and COSLA will organise a training event for Scottish elected members on climate adaptation. This comes from participation in the EU Urban Agenda and Partnership for Climate Adaptation, a platform supported by the European Commission to bring cities together with partners to address…

Scotland

Our Money, Our Planet in Edinburgh

PB Partners are delivering a series of free events across the UK in response to the Climate Change emergency. Participatory Budgeting is an effective way for local authorities, and other statutory bodies to respond to this existential threat, and mobilise and enable communities take action themselves. This event is designed to raise awareness and consider…

Scotland

One-day symposium: Health and Inequalities in an Era of Crises

This one-day symposium will explore the implications for health and inequalities in an ‘era of crises’. About this Event The past decade has seen widespread political and social upheaval, with the global economic recession heralding a period of austerity, heightened tensions over immigration, and the rise of right-wing populism in many countries. These changes highlight…

Scotland

Designing a world leading recycling system in Scotland

Join us for a panel discussion examining how a deposit return scheme will work in Scotland and how it could sit alongside the introduction of extended producer responsibility reforms throughout the UK. Waste is a devolved matter, and Scotland is pushing ahead of the rest of the UK when it comes to implementing a DRS,…

Scotland

National Islands Plan Consultation

The National Islands Plan will set out how Scottish Government, local authorities and other public agencies will work to improve outcomes for island communities. Together with the Scottish Government Islands Team and Scottish Island Federation, SCELG is committed to capture the dreams, aspirations and concerns of those who live on and those who have an…

Scotland

SNH Capacity Building Training – Planning related staff at Clydeplan Authorities

Sc0ttish Natural Heritage Capacity Building Training – Planning related staff at Clydeplan Authorities 3rd June 2019 : 09.30 – 13.15 The training is to develop the capacity & knowledge base of local authority staff around the topic areas of: – Protected Species , when surveys needed, relevant legislation – Planning Applications , relevant issues when designated sites might be…

Scotland

Smart Partnerships: Purpose-led Smart Services for Young People (East)

Seminars, brought to you by Young Scot and COSLA, for Local Authority senior officers and elected members to learn, share and discuss the ways that Young Scot and the shared smart service of the Young Scot National Entitlement Card can support local objectives. For over thirty five years, Young Scot have been creating opportunities for…

Scotland

SNH Capacity Building Training: Planning related staff in Central Belt

Scottish Natural Heritage Capacity Building Training – Planning related staff in Central Belt Local Authorities The training is to develop the capacity & knowledge base of staff around the topic areas of : – Protected Species , when surveys needed, relevant legislation – Planning Applications , relevant issues when designated sites might be affected (including when to consult) – HRA’s ,…

Scotland

Smart Partnerships: Purpose-led Smart Services for Young People (West)

Seminars, brought to you by Young Scot and COSLA, for Local Authority senior officers and elected members to learn, share and discuss the ways that Young Scot and the shared smart service of the Young Scot National Entitlement Card can support local objectives. For over thirty five years, Young Scot have been creating opportunities for…

Scotland