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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: see this page for more information or contact barry.obrien@lgiu.org.

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Scotland’s Democratic Future: Shaping Scotland’s Citizens’ Assembly

The Scottish Government has proposed a Citizens’ Assembly on Scotland’s future, providing an opportunity for greater citizen engagement on issues facing the country. A Citizens’ Assembly in Scotland provides the opportunity to democratically work through complex constitutional issues in a way that fosters consensus and understanding rather than division in society. But what is a…

Scotland

The Mythical Millennial: Managing a Changing Workforce

Workplaces are facing a changing landscape in terms of employment and hiring talent. An ageing population means more generations working together than before, all whilst more young, future employees enter the workforce looking for the perfect job. Brought to you by Young Scot and Developing the Young Workforce (DYW), this free one-day event will address the changing…

Scotland

Tackling Child Poverty in Midlothian: Challenges & Opportunities

Scotland has ambitious targets to reduce child poverty by 2030. Delivering on these targets will require action from national and local government in Scotland, as well as from organisations in the third and private sectors. But what actions will make the biggest difference, what matters most to people living on low incomes, and what do…

Scotland

A Sustainable Future for Urban Scotland

Join an expert panel to consider how we can build a sustainable future for urban Scotland, putting communities at the heart of regeneration.

Scotland

Tackling Child Poverty in Highland: Challenges & Opportunities

Scotland has ambitious targets to reduce child poverty by 2030. Delivering on these targets will require action from national and local government in Scotland, as well as from organisations in the third and private sectors. But what actions will make the biggest difference, what matters most to people living on low incomes, and what do…

Scotland

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