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Smart cities

We look at how local governments are using the 'smart city' approach to support their residents.

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Global Local bulletin: Workforce planning

The latest Global Local is packed full of new research on workforce planning and employment support for local governments and communities.


Global Local Cllr Showcase 2022

We put the spotlight on our upcoming Global Local Cllr Showcase. This category of the Cllr Awards 2022 is an opportunity to highlight and recognise the great work of elected leaders in local government near and far.

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Accessibility in housing and infrastructure

For this edition we explored how local authorities can plan for inclusion, removing barriers to participation for disabled people. This includes inspirational case studies of innovation from places like the USA, Sweden, Australia and Luxembourg.

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In this newsletter, we put the spotlight on the global addiction crisis and the ways local government can intervene. This includes exploring the lasting legacy of the controversial (yet impactful) Iceland model for discouraging teen alcohol and drug use and examining the growing overdose death rate which has been exacerbated during Covid-19, with a particular…


The case for electric vehicles (EVs) is plain. Yet making them the rule rather than the exception on our roads is another matter entirely. In this issue of Global Local, we explore how local policy can facilitate improved uptake and management of electric vehicles – of all shapes and sizes.